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Meme-Kultur

„You Can’t Buy Memes – Michael Bloomberg is here to meme. But his controversial approach seems to misunderstand internet culture. – ‚While a meme strategy may be new to presidential politics,‘ the Bloomberg campaign’s national spokesperson, Sabrina Singh, told me in an email, ‚we’re betting it will be an effective component to reach people where they are and compete with President Trump’s powerful digital operation.‘ … The attempt at self-aware humor and the affiliation with a specific sort of Instagram account make Bloomberg’s ads meme-culture-adjacent, but they don’t actually make them memes – which can’t be bought, or at the very least, can’t be bought this simply. … Certainly Bloomberg’s Instagram strategy is helping his campaign on some level. … But the ads do not contain any content other than the information that Mike Bloomberg exists and is running for president.“

The Atlantic

Facebook Libra

Facebook is shifting its Libra cryptocurrency plans after intense regulatory pressure – The Libra project will now support existing currencies in addition to the proposed Libra token – According to the report, Facebook no longer intends to make the Libra token – the actual blockchain-based cryptocurrency it’s in the process of developing in partnership with the nonprofit Libra Association – the centerpiece of its digital payments strategy. Instead, Facebook’s Libra project will reportedly transition to supporting both existing government-backed currencies, like the US dollar and the euro, and the Libra token when it is eventually completed and ready to launch.“

The Verge

Let’s Encrypt-Bug

Let’s Encrypt discovers CAA bug, must revoke customer certificates – Let’s Encrypt users will need to manually force-renew once to avoid downtime. … If an admin does not perform this manual renewal step, browsers reaching their websites will show TLS security warnings due to the revoked certificates.“

Ars Technica

Atrium gescheitert

„$75M legal startup Atrium shuts down, lays off 100 – Justin Kan’s hybrid legal software and law firm startup Atrium is shutting down today after failing to figure out how to deliver better efficiency than a traditional law firm, the CEO tells TechCrunch exclusively. The startup has now laid off all its employees, which totaled just over 100. It will return some of its $75.5 million in funding to investors, including Series B lead Andreessen Horowitz. The separate Atrium law firm will continue to operate.“

TechCrunch

SETI@home endet

„Nach 20 Jahren: SETI@home stellt die verteilte Arbeit ein – Es ist wohl das bekannteste Programm zum verteilten Rechnen, aber nun steht das Ende bevor. Nur noch im März bekommt die SETI@home-Software neue Daten.“

Heise

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