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China Just Made It Even Harder to Get Around the Great Firewall

While calling for the maintenance of globalized free trade was high on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent agenda in Davos, no evidence suggests that facilitating the free flow of information is high on Beijing’s to-do list. A notice from the country’s Ministry of Information and Technology says that all virtual private networks (VPNs), which allow […]

Someone made a map of the world’s wind. It’s weirdly fun to play around with.

In this embedded version, you can zoom out and look at the whole planet. On the full website version, you can also fast forward to look at forecasts. It was made by Ivo, whocalls himself the “master of the wind” and is an avid kiter and helicopter and jet pilot. One interesting tidbit: The waters […]