Let’s go for my web review for the week 2021-32.

This scientist says cleaning indoor air could make us healthier—and smarter

Tags: air-quality, science

Clean indoor air is important for a lot of health factors… Including the pandemic.

Atlantic Ocean currents weaken, signalling big weather changes - study

Tags: climate, ecology

If confirmed this is seriously bad news…

Apple Privacy Letter: An Open Letter Against Apple’s Privacy-Invasive Content Scanning Technology

Tags: tech, apple, surveillance, security, privacy

The Apple ecosystem hell bent on becoming extremely privacy invasive… Per usual it’s justified by “protecting the children” or some other false pretense. Don’t be fooled, once it’s in, it’ll just expand in scope and governments will do everything they can to tap in the content of those scans.

If You Build It, They Will Come: Apple Has Opened the Backdoor to Increased Surveillance and Censorship Around the World | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Tags: apple, surveillance

Thanks you Apple for creating the perfect tools for private and governmental surveillance. Now, we can probably expect a race to the bottom from the other players as well.

After DeepMind’s cofounder was placed on leave for bullying, Google promoted him

Tags: tech, google

Such a nice company…

SAML is insecure by design

Tags: tech, saml, security

Interesting exploration and rough explanation of why SAML has so many issues. Complexity by design in such critical components is a bad idea…

CSS Transforms tutorial

Tags: tech, web, frontend, css

Nice summary of the abilities coming from CSS transforms.

Working Around a Case Where the Postgres Planner Is “Not Very Smart” - Heap

Tags: tech, databases, postgresql, performance

Interesting exploration and workaround for the Postgres query planner.

Bye for now!