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Internet RFC Series Turn 50

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190407_internet_rfc_series_turn_50/We have just passed the fiftieth anniversary for the Internet “Request for Comments” (RFC) series which started in April 1969 with the publication of RFC1 titled “Host Software” authored by Stephen D. Crocker. — “Today, more than 8500 RFCs have been published, ranging across best practice information, experimental protocols, informational material, and, of course, Internet

Does 5G pose health risks?| EDN

https://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/5g-waves/4461754/Does-5G-pose-health-risks—part-1- There has been some talk about 5G and health risks that range from hardly anything to frying your brain and controlling the population. This interesting article series is exploring the health risks posed by mmWave radiation onto humans. Millimeter wave (mmWave) frequencies extend from 30 GHz to 300 GHz. From the literature, there can

Cyber Security News April 2019

This posting is here to collect cyber security news in April 2019. I post links to security vulnerability news to comments of this article. If you are interested in cyber security trends, read my Cyber security trends 2019 posting. You are also free to post related links.

Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive Disaster

In a stunning rejection of the will five million online petitioners, and over 100,000 protestors this weekend, the European Parliament has abandoned common-sense and the advice of academics, technologists, and UN human rights experts, and approved the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive in its entirety. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/eus-parliament-signs-disastrous-internet-law-what-happens-next https://thenextweb.com/eu/2019/03/26/european-parliament-votes-yes-on-controversial-copyright-reform/

One-third of the web! — WordPress

https://wordpress.org/news/2019/03/one-third-of-the-web/ WordPress now powers over 1/3rd of the top 10 million sites on the web according to W3Techs. Our market share has been growing steadily over the last few year. Over the years WordPress has become the CMS of choice for more and more people and companies. What’s New in WordPress 5.1 (Moving PHP Forward)

Scott Shawcroft Is Squeezing Python Into Microcontrollers – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/at-work/tech-careers/scott-shawcroft-is-squeezing-python-into-microcontrollers Python is one of the most popular programming languages that has good domination of the desktop and the cloud. Two camps—MicroPython and CircuitPython—are working on hardware-centered versions of the interpreted language for embedded projects such as microcontroller-based gadgets. CircuitPython’s development is spearheaded by Scott Shawcroft, of the open-source hardware company Adafruit Industries. Shawcroft started

World’s happiest country for 2019 revealed to be Finland

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/worlds-happiest-countries-united-nations-2019/index.html Finland has a lot to celebrate. It is the happiest country in the world for the second year in a row, according to the latest World Happiness Report. It also has a capital city bursting with gastronomic creativity, the spectacular Northern Lights and Santa Claus’s year-round home in Lapland.