Items for September 2021

Singapore is testing autonomous robots to catch smokers and other “undesirable social behaviors”

Tags: tech, law

Iceland elects first female majority parliament

Tags: gender, politics

Brexit is Destroying Britain — And Britain Still Can’t Face It

Tags: uk, economics

Big problems at the timezone database

Tags: computers, politics

Nine Years Ago, I Speculated that Dewey’s Days Were Numbered. How Far Have We Come?

Tags: books, politics

It occurs to me that the General Public License is basically the United States Constitution of software development: a pioneering document that opened the floodgates, but is now out of touch and no longer suitable for the modern world.

Tags: computers, law