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    Rust or not

    I dont know anything about Rust but there was a bit of chatter about Julia https://mybroadband.co.za/forum/threads/julia.1086999/
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    OpenAI generates software code

    So next up to be replaced by bots.......(drum roll)....software developers
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    Facebook staff walking out

    Very interesting angle to it
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    Facebook staff walking out

    Anonymity & Freedom of Speech -> - Helps those telling the truth hiding from attackers/dictators/persecutors/authoritarians - Also Helps those with hidden and nefarious agendas Like a coin, cant have the heads without tails
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    Facebook staff walking out

    I think this is the key to it though...in this world there is no accountability and then throw in the mix anonomity of the internet. If you look at how much Mob justice has happened with Whatsapp forwarding we know that people are quicker to believe lies than the truth. Some of these lies can...
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    Facebook staff walking out

    In theory yes...in practice the politicians are 20 years behind the curve and once the idea has been decided...which court? If I post a tweet in Malaysia on a Romanian server to a person in the US, which court should take this? If you were the owner of a platform that was being used for (eg)...
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    Facebook staff walking out

    Not yet...think that was Elon :P
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    Facebook staff walking out

    Here is 1 point of view that touches on it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradox_of_tolerance The paradox of tolerance states that if a society is tolerant without limit, its ability to be tolerant is eventually seized or destroyed by the intolerant. Karl Popper described it as the seemingly...
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    Facebook staff walking out

    Would you still stand with this point of view if someone ran a smear campaign of a friend/family member? For example it was an out-right lie that your son/daughter molested someone The rest of their lives is followed by pages and pages of false accusations, whenever they apply for a job and go...
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    Visual Studio - What reporting software?

    It felt more like it had to do with memory issues, like it ran out of memory but didnt really investigate much
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    Facebook staff walking out

    More news on this Twitter -> No Trump Snapchat -> No Trump Facebook - ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-52912884?xtor=AL-72-%5Bpartner%5D-%5Bgnl.newsletters%5D-%5Bheadline%5D-%5Bnews%5D-%5Bbizdev%5D-%5Bisapi%5D&xtor=ES-213-[BBC%20News%20Newsletter]-2020June3-[technology]
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    Facebook staff walking out

    https://ia.acs.org.au/content/ia/article/2020/facebook-staff-revolt-over-trump-comments.html Facebook staff have revolted over the company’s decision to allow US president Donald Trump’s highly inflammatory and dangerous posts to remain on the platform, with a virtual walkout staged and some...
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    Visual Studio - What reporting software?

    That is true, costs are quite a big factor with this. I've had a look at the opensource ones for myself....they are not quite at the same level admittedly. For example BIRT had backing from IBM but looks about the same level as SSRS and Python's DASH seems like a LOT of work Google analytics is...
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    Visual Studio - What reporting software?

    I used the others a bit more, so decided to try out PBI this year Blue Screens of Death before Power BI - 0 in 4 years Blue Screens of Death after installing Power BI - 6 in 1 month Blue Screens of Death after uninstalling Power BI - 0 coincidence? I struggle with it, but because of Microsoft's...
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    Visual Studio - What reporting software?

    Why not go with data visualization software? Save to a SQL server then show using Qlik, Tableau, Power BI
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