Btw., the server searx.me seems to get slower and slower, because too many people use it. Please consider to use other entities of searx and - if you care for your privacy - use different servers alternating. There is a simple hack to automatically change the searx entity to use with every search, see here, here, and here.
- New theme: simple
- New engines
- Google videos (video)
- Bing videos (video)
- Arxiv (science)
- OpenAIRE (science)
- Pubmed (science)
- Genius (music/lyrics)
- Display engine errors
- Faster startup
- Lots of engine fixes (google images, dictzone, duckduckgo, duckduckgo images, torrentz, faroo, digg, tokyotoshokan, nyaa.si, google news, gitlab, gigablast, geektimes.ru, habrahabr.ru, voat.co, base, json engine, currency convert, google)
- Shorter saved preferences URL
- Fix engine duplications in results
- Py3 compatibility fixes
- Translation updates
What happens when the way we buy, sell and pay for things changes, perhaps even removing the need for banks or currency exchange bureaus? That's the radical promise of a world powered by cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
We're not there yet, but in this sparky talk, digital currency researcher Neha Narula describes the collective fiction of money — and paints a picture of a very different looking future.
What happens when the way we buy, sell and pay for things changes, perhaps even removing the need for banks or currency exchange bureaus? That's the radical ...
Today, the new attempt is Keybase.io, which many users like for its convenience (linking PGP keys to social media accounts). But it fundamentally violates the end-to-end privacy principle of PGP by binding keys to privacy-invading services. Periodically, he said, proposals pop up to implement "validating" PGP keyservers—but none of them work in a decentralized fashion. He urged users to stand up against all attempts to centralize PGP.
Finally, he looked at federation in general. Mail servers have more and more difficulty interoperating, he said, and XMPP has "lost its track" and is being replaced by centralized systems like WhatsApp and Signal. He encouraged developers to make federation a priority and to design for it from the beginning.
Mike Macgirvin wrote the following postZot is a way to let friends on other websites see things I publish on my website "for their eyes only" without hassling them for passwords (or registration emails or "consumer keys". And if they move from website 'A' to website 'B' I don't need to change a thing - it all still works.
The Red Matrix is a webapp that's got zot.
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