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Tidbits and notes posted on FB and Twitter. Part 191

Note: I take notes of books I read and comment on events and edit sentences that fit my style. I pa attention to researched documentaries and serious links I receive. The page is long and growing like crazy, and the sections I post contains a month-old events that are worth refreshing your memory.

Israel is sending disinformation that it demolished many Iranian targets in Syria, just to save face in this major fiasco. Otherwise, the responses would have been far worse than downing an F16

Can negative trade secret (Not working) be valid as theft in trials? In the hands of the competition, knowing exactly what went wrong (and why) can be worth billions of dollars.

“Should an engineer be free to leave a company and build on the knowledge and skills he gained at the old job? Are the tech industry’s giants too eager to use lawyers to cudgel competition? And are start-ups like Uber too willing to cut corners as they scramble to turn a profit?”— Daisuke Wakabayashi, New York Times

US district judge William Alsop, presiding over the trial Waymo v. Uber,: “Is an engineer supposed to get a frontal lobotomy before they go on to the next job?

“Negative trade secrets (Failed effort) need to be seen as a public good,” argues legal scholar Amir H. Khoury in IDEA-The Intellectual Property Law Review. He advocates the abolition of confidentiality for failed efforts in the name of greater development for everyone, and touts the economic benefits of this cooperative approach: “This information must remain open to all and shared among all in order for research to evade recurring mistakes and replicating dead-ends.”

The British had drawn the current fictitious borders among Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Kashmir.  As well as drawing many other borders in the Middle-East and Africa with colonial France

“If I was running a car factory, I wouldn’t let workers drive the cars home or borrow tools. But that’s what I do at five o’clock each day, all over the world, when my hackers go home from work. … So we’re working on refining our management techniques so that we can control that information no matter where it is—on our hard disks or even inside our programmers’ heads.”— L. Bob Rife, “Snowcrash” by Neal Stephenson

Qui repondrait en ce monde a la terrible obstination du crime, si ce n’est l’obstination du temoignage?
Deir Yassine, Rafa7, Gaza, Sabra/Chatila, Fallouja, Hama, Homs, Deir-Zour, Diyar Bakr…

Which adolescent group would actually exhibit a higher rate of criminal acts? 

  1. the group living in a clean and stable neighborhood, with an active and sensible community but whose family environment is violent and crude, or
  2. the group of adolescents living in a violent neighborhood but whose family have strong moral support?

We tend to underestimate the minor criminal acts in the specific situations within the environment we are surrounded with, such as overcrowding graffiti views, fare-breaking, window cleaning harassment on intersections or panhandling in our tendency to believing that lawlessness is the rule.

In the cases of smoking and suicide, it is the specific context that turns to be the dominant factor.

Al 3ajez bi mizaniyyat Loubnan maksoud wa sa yassel ila $86 billion this year. Kel siyassi “mouhemm” war militia leader, jamma3 $milliar.

Palestinian authority is Not permitted to borrow from foreign States outside the Israeli banks

 السلطة الفلسطينية برئاسة الرئيس محمود عباس معوزولة عن العالم ماليا وغير مسموح لها، ضمن القرارات الاسرائيلية ان تستدين اي مبلغ من الخارج الا بواسطة المصارف الاسرائيلية.




June 2023

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