Saturday, 18 November 2017


Ireland threatens to block progress of #Brexit talks over border - "Brexit-backing politicians had not “thought all this through”

How did the free sharing of scientific knowledge and culture become the worst crime our justice systems could think of? - #oa

‘We should be on the offensive’ – James Hansen calls for wave of climate lawsuits - quite right

“British cabinet was still in “cuckoo land” if it believed that the EU would offer anything more.” - #brexiters are

Downing Street denies it will back down over fixing date of #Brexit - may must be working for the russians…

Tusk tells UK: no trade talks without progress on money and Ireland - time running out for #brexit fantasists

Tuesday, 14 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171113 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

US switches focus of its Bonn event from clean energy to fossil fuels - go home, US, you’re drunk

Welcome to the brave new world of workplace #surveillance - stop reading this, get back to work…

John Redwood criticised over advice to pull money out of UK - he should resign for this typical #brexit hypocrisy #dyson

Monday, 13 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171112 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

US switches focus of its Bonn event from clean energy to fossil fuels - go home, US, you’re drunk

Welcome to the brave new world of workplace #surveillance - stop reading this, get back to work…

John Redwood criticised over advice to pull money out of UK - he should resign for this typical #brexit hypocrisy #dyson

Sunday, 12 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171111 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Boris Johnson has been embarrassing Britain for long enough. It’s time for him to go - he’s not wrong…

Restaurants fear #Brexit will turn boom to bust - “We are struggling at the moment to find staff because of Brexit”

Free Will in the Theory of Everything - "this solution will give room neither for “Divine Intervention”, nor for “Free Will” - deep stuff from deep thinker

UK woman held in Iran jail ‘angry and in tears’ at Boris Johnson remarks - ‘lumps have been found in her breasts’

“ministers are ‘aghast’ at demands for hard #Brexit from Michael Gove and Boris Johnson” - a reptilian pair

Artist’s ‘sexual’ robin redbreast Christmas cards banned by Facebook - & they want people to trust them with nude pix?


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171110 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

#AU: Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministerial Statement - with links to documents #TPP

Saturday, 11 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171109 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Recent Intel Chipsets Have A Built-In Hidden Computer, Running Minix With A Networking Stack And A Web Server -

Responsible Sourcing of Critical Metals - important issue

Algorithmic Videos Are Making YouTube Unsuitable For Young Children, And Google’s ‘Revenue Architecture’ Is To Blame -

Louis CK responds to sexual misconduct allegations: ‘These stories are true’ - at least he had the grace to do this

Friday, 10 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171108 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

European parliament contradicts UK claim on deal on citizens’ rights - UK government lying again… #brexit

Michael Bloomberg’s ‘war on coal’ goes global with $50m fund - bravo

Malta in hot water over trapping of protected birds - shame on #malta for allowing this brutal, primitive #animal abuse

EU cuts UK growth forecast as eurozone motors ahead - and that’s with optimistic assumptions #brexit

With us or US? Barnier challenges May on kind of society UK wants - key question: do you want chlorine chicken with your hormone beef?

What the @Sci_Hub saga and #DNA testing services can teach us about #privacy - it’s all about control #oa #copyright

32 European ministers call for more #FreeSoftware in governmental infrastructure - great; but will anything actually happen?

important: there’s no #TPP deal yet according to this -

#Israeli anti-corruption police question Netanyahu for fifth time - anybody would think there’s something dodgy

Too early to talk gun control, not too early to bork iPhone security - good point #crypto

Wednesday, 8 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171107 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Rare victory for rainforests as nations vow to stop ‘death by chocolate’ - kudos to govs of Ghana & Ivory Coast

Facebook asks users for nude photos in project to combat revenge porn - @facebook exploring just how stupid its users are…

Big Meat and Dairy’s Supersized Climate Footprint - appalling #climatechange

Ex-Israeli PM introduced Weinstein to agents who ‘suppressed abuse allegations’ - all such lovely people

Priti Patel forced to resign over unofficial meetings with Israelis - damn right

Coal-fired plant shifted $1bn offshore while pocketing $117m from Australian taxpayers - stop #adani now #au

Priti Patel fallout erodes public trust and diminishes UK’s stature, say critics - don’t worry, our stature gone now #brexit

Tuesday, 7 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171106 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Offshore cash helped fund Steve Bannon’s attacks on Hillary Clinton - and maybe #brexit? #Mercer

Dear Senators Portman & Blumenthal: What Should Blogs Do If SESTA Passes? - important question

Planting #trees could mop up ten years’ worth of greenhouse gases - we need to do this, and quickly…

Monday, 6 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171105 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Red squirrels successfully reintroduced to north-west Scottish Highlands - well, that’s good

US Senate hearing confirms #Facebook is perfect #surveillance machine: what can we do about it? - pay up 4 services

Cost of wind keeps dropping, and there’s little coal, nuclear can do to stop it - bad luck, trumpy coalminers…

Fox News’ Ainsley Earhardt says Church the best place to be shot - holy guns…

Charging deer kills hunter outside Paris, police say - seems only fair that deer should win a match occasionally…

Sunday, 5 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171104 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

UK firms want a #Brexit transition deal by March - UK gov won’t even have a plan by then…

Boris Johnson in spotlight as questions raised over Russian influence on UK - well, look at that... #brexit

Trump accused of obstructing satellite research into #climatechange - his infamy will live forever (if we survive)

Ministers ‘could be in contempt of parliament over #Brexit papers’ - release them now…

Tory whip steps down as more MPs are caught up in harassment scandal - who’s next?


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171103 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

“Der von der Europ√§ischen Kommission angestrebte Weg, ein multinationales Gericht zu schaffen, der falsche Weg.” -

‘There’s a lot more there’: Mueller ups the stakes in Trump-Russia inquiry -

Most scientists now reject the idea that the first Americans came by land -

Saturday, 4 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171102 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Estonian Presidency On © & Censorship: Oops!…I Did It Again - why does #estonia want to destroy the Internet? #ee

Internet Association Sells Out The Internet: Caves In And Will Now Support Revised #SESTA - awful move

Friday, 3 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171101 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Fox: “no objection” to importing chlorine-rinsed chicken under a post-Brexit trade deal with the US” - #brexit

#NewZealand launches biggest ever drive to attract Brexit Britain’s builders - no nurses, no builders, in #brexit UK

Archaeologists discover mysterious void deep within Great Pyramid of Giza - the lights went out when I was in there

The running costs of eLife 2.0 - “four months after the launch”; #opensource

Russian hacking went far beyond US election, digital hitlist reveals - “lone hacker” theory “absurd”

‘Enjoy menstruation, even on the subway’: Stockholm art sparks row - just can’t think why… #se

Iceland’s president asks opposition Left-Greens to form coalition - intriguing #is

Thursday, 2 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171031 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Spinoff: Whatever The Reports About Russian Trolls Buying Ads Is Initially, It’s Way, Way Worse - truly

In Xi’s new era, Chinese diplomacy will be a display of hard power - well, that’s going to be fab, isn’t it? #china

Wednesday, 1 November 2017


Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest 171030 - yesterday’s tweets as a single page

“Brits abroad look at the fact other countries see us in retreat, having lost our way.” - and how #brexit

call for an immediate inquiry to uncover foreign interference in the UK’s electoral processes -

Joseph Mifsud. The “professor” in the Papadopoulos – Manafort revelations. - fascinating stuff…

Brexit: Whitehall headcount to balloon by 8000 workers - fab - I can almost smell all the money #brexit will save us