This afternoon we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the University of Twente!
There, Prof. Debra Roberts, co-chair of IPCC Working Group 2 (vulnerability of socioeconomic and natural systems to #climatechange, consequences, and adaptation options), who gave a wonderful lecture yesterday, will also receive an honorary doctorate.
Melanie Rieback, CEO at non-profit Radically Open Security: "Business is one of the most effective forms of activism".
Rik Viergever from MURENA ( @efoundation ).
"We offer ethical software, accessible for the general public."
Very interesting research: https://homes.esat.kuleuven.be/~asenol/leaky-forms/
"Users' email addresses are exfiltrated to tracking, marketing and analytics domains before form submission and before giving consent"
-> yes, you read that right, before form submission.
This is an example of how the intransparency of the digital world leads to a huge #InformationAsymmetry between normal people and corporations.
Oehh tempting: Interrail 50-year anniversary - 50% off for 1-,2- or 3-month global pass if you buy a ticket before May 11!
€252 for 1 month of unlimited train travel through Europe sounds great. Where would you go though? Does anyone have tips / recommendations? Has anyone here tried interrailing for a month? Feel free to share your interrail travel plans :D