Security Checklist
A checklist for staying safe on the internet
privacy  security  checklist  twitter 
3 hours ago
New Map Reveals Disparities in Chicago Pollution Levels - CityLab
New research on municipal pollution may help organizers push for more equitable policy.
airquality  airpollution  ppt 
5 hours ago
Glaciers Are Retreating. Millions Rely on Their Water. - The New York Times
Glaciers are crucial sources of water for people and crops in Central Asia. But global warming is causing glaciers there and around the world to shrink every year.
glaciers  climatechange  climate-change  globalwarming 
4 days ago
Security in a Box - Digital security tools and tactics
Security in a Box - Digital security tools and tactics
privacy  security 
4 days ago
Climate change may be breeding more powerful ocean waves
The power of ocean waves is getting a significant boost from human-made climate change, according to a recently-published study. Gaining a greater understanding of how Earth’s wave climate is changing could help authorities mitigate some of the damaging effects of global warming.
climate-change  climatechange  ocean 
5 days ago
The green movement has a diversity problem. And it is getting worse | Grist
Environmental NGOs and foundations still have a long way to go to diversify their ranks.
diversity  ppt  climate-change  climatechange 
6 days ago
Here’s How America Uses Its Land
The 48 contiguous states alone are a 1.9 billion-acre jigsaw puzzle of cities, farms, forests and pastures.
environment  maps  visualization  land  dataviz  ppt 
6 days ago
Just Another Day on Aerosol Earth
During one day in August, tropical cyclones, dust storms, and fires spread tiny particles throughout the atmosphere.
globalwarming  climate-change  climatechange  maps  visualization  ppt 
6 days ago
The internet, but not as we know it: life online in China, Russia, Cuba and India | Technology | The Guardian
Interactive: More than half of the world’s population is now online, but that does not mean we are all seeing the same thing
technology  internet 
6 days ago
The User Experience of Customer-Service Chat: 20 Guidelines
Chat is hard to find on many websites; it is often inefficiently designed and supplies too superficial information.
bots  ux  chat 
6 days ago
Children’s UX: Usability Issues in Designing for Young People
The latest research with users aged 3–12 shows children have gained substantial proficiency in using websites and apps, though many designs are still not optimized for younger users.
6 days ago
A frozen history of climate change – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian
Buried deep under the Greenland ice sheet is a unique archive of life on Earth 40,000 years ago. Scientists are using this information to try to predict future changes to the planet
climate-change  climatechange  science  twitter 
9 days ago
The French Firm on a Mission to Add All Rhinos to the Internet of Things | Biodiversity |
More and more devices are becoming part of the so-called Internet of Things. Now, a leading connectivity firm has added rhinoceroses to that list.
conservationtech  ppt 
10 days ago
Natural Earth
Free vector and raster map data at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110m scales
data  maps  map 
10 days ago
earth :: a global map of wind, weather, and ocean conditions
See current wind, weather, ocean, and pollution conditions, as forecast by supercomputers, on an interactive animated map. Updated every three hours.
visualization  earth  data  weather  map  wind  maps  climate  ocean 
10 days ago
How the Internet of Things and data analytics contribute to sustainable development
I met with Nithya Ramanathan at the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Lisbon. She was one of the experts who participated in the discussion around ‘Cooling for All’, a topic that we haven’t really…
ppt  sustainibility 
10 days ago
Start-up des MIT nutzt Signalstörungen zur präzisen Wetterbeobachtung -
Transporte auf der Straße oder in der Luft werden durch hochauflösende Wetterdaten sicherer. Bislang fehlte jedoch ein engmaschiges Netz an Sensoren. MIT-Forscher zeigen, dass sich Signalschwankungen in bestehenden Systemen zur Wetterbeobachtung eignen.
10 days ago
Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2018 | Carbon Brief
In a year dominated by events such as Brexit, royal weddings, the Salisbury poisonings, US Supreme Court nominations and the World Cup, there was still space in the news media in 2018 for reporting on new climate research.
climatechange  climate-change  globalwarming  ppt 
11 days ago
We've been studying a glacier in Peru for 14 years – and it may reach the point of no return in the next 30
A climate scientist has been visiting the same glacier in Peru for years and explains the complex effects its rapid melting is having.
climatechange  climate-change  globalwarming 
12 days ago
FishFace: Tackling Overfishing With a Fish Photobooth and Artificial Intelligence | Biodiversity |
Could artificial intelligence make the fishing industry more sustainable? The "FishFace" project is developing a solution that could held protect fish stocks around the globe.
ppt  ai 
13 days ago
Now Available in L.A.: An Earthquake Early-Warning App - CityLab
ShakeAlertLA aims to give smartphone users a few seconds’ warning of imminent quakes.
ppt  earthquake 
13 days ago - How Facebook tracks you on Android
<p>In this talk, we’re looking at third party tracking on Android. We’ve captured and decrypted data in transit between our own devices a...
35c3  Android  Facebook  privacy 
13 days ago - Hacking Ecology
As humans have a large negative impact on ecosystems all around the globe, we are approaching a major extinction event in which around 70...
35c3  ppt  ecology  CitizenScience  ConservationTech  twitter 
13 days ago - Archäologische Studien im Datenmüll
Jeder Nutzer hat das Recht bei seinen Dienstanbietern eine Kopie seiner Daten anzufordern. Doch wer macht das schon? Wir haben genau das ...
35c3  privacy  amazon  tracking 
14 days ago - Die EU und ihre Institutionen
Ein kurzer Grundlagenabriss über die Institution der Europäischen Union, insbesondere zur Funktionsweise und Zusammenarbeit

Welche Insti...
16 days ago - Verhalten bei Hausdurchsuchungen
Es ist 6 Uhr und ein Trupp uniformierter Polizisten steht vor deiner Wohnungstür. Was solltest du bis dahin getan haben und was solltest ...
17 days ago - Hackerethik - eine Einführung
Die Hackerethik ist die Grundlage für den Umgang mit den diversen ethischen Problemen, die sich beim schöpferisch-kritischen Umgang mit T...
ethicaltech  ethics  hacking 
17 days ago
Design Ethics and the Limits of the Ethical Designer | Viget
In our discussions of design ethics, where do designers really fit in?
17 days ago
How to Download Free Sentinel Satellite Data - GIS Geography
If you want to download Sentinel satellite data, then you've come to the right place.  We show you step-by-step how to obtain free Sentinel satellite data.
satellite  ESA  sentinel 
17 days ago
Do You Know What You’re Breathing? - The New York Times
As distrust in the government grows, personal pollution monitors are the hot gift this holiday season.
environment  airquality  citizenscience  monitoring  sensors  airpollution 
18 days ago
Yes, You Can Be an Ethical Tech Consumer. Here’s How. - The New York Times
Products that we enjoy continue to create privacy, misinformation and workplace issues. We can do better at getting the industry to do better.
privacy  ppt  ethicaltech 
18 days ago
Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret - The New York Times
Dozens of companies use smartphone locations to help advertisers and even hedge funds. They say it’s anonymous, but the data shows how personal it is.
18 days ago
Analyze | Webbkoll -
This tool helps you check what data-protecting measures a site has taken to help you exercise control over your privacy.
privacy  security  tool  twitter 
18 days ago
Mapping All of the Trees with Machine Learning – Tim Wallace – Medium
Much fuss has been made over city trees in recent years. Urban trees reduce crime and help stormwater management (yay!). Cities and towns across the U.S. are losing 36 million trees a year (boo!)…
machinelearning  satellite  ai  twitter 
18 days ago
Mapping City Trees With Artificial Intelligence
Researchers at Descartes Labs are using artificial intelligence to make a better map of the urban tree canopy.
19 days ago
Opensource form builder alternative to TypeForm
19 days ago
Deadly weather: the human cost of 2018's climate disasters – visual guide | Environment | The Guardian
Scientists say extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense as emissions rise and the planet warms
ppt  environment  climatechange 
4 weeks ago
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