‘We were marching with ghosts’: three writers on the Pride they’ll never forget | pride

Damian Barr: ‘There were thousands of us and it rained. But we felt like millions. We felt like sunshine’ I lost my pride virginity the same day Scotland did: Saturday 17 June 1995. The sun shone proudly as we marched loudly through Edinburgh, a city that generally limits shows of emotion to a vigorous twitch …

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What is Zero Trust and why would you want it? • The Register

Systems Approach Since publishing our articles and video on APIs, I’ve talked with a few people on the API topic, and one aspect that keeps coming up is the importance of security for APIs. In particular, I hear the term “zero trust” increasingly being applied to APIs, which led to the idea for this post. …

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Palace criticized over refusal to publish findings of Meghan bullying claims | Monarchy

Buckingham Palace’s refuse to reveal Recommendations made over its handling of bullying allegations against the Duchess of Sussex is a “huge step backwards” for palace transparency, critics have said. Palace officials cited “confidentiality” and the fact it said no public money was used for the review by an independent legal firm into the royal household’s …

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Specialized overhauls helmet line with new aero, lightweight and TT models

Each year, the week leading up to the Tour de France marks a flurry of new launches as brands attempt to capture some of the heightened interest in the sport. This year, whether due to the hangover from Covid-induced delays or otherwise, is shaping up to be the busiest in a long time, and today …

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Is There Any Way to Measure Whether a Laptop Is Truly ‘Sustainable’?

Shopping for a laptop that doesn’t suck can be a confusing experience. And it’s even more baffling if you’re trying to find a more “sustainable” option. Laptop manufacturers make hundreds of claims—carbon-neutral, ocean-bound plastics, carbon offsetsplanting trees—and it’s difficult to sort out which of those are just greenwashing and which approaches actually reduce the environmental …

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Cyberpunk 2077 QA Team CEO Responds To Claims They Misled CDPR

Get off, you damn bug!screenshot: CD Project Cyberpunk 2077 will always be a cautionary tale of how not to make and release a game. It was notoriously marred by technical bugs and developmental woes and now, according to a new report from YouTuber Upper Echelon Gamers, a QA firm allegedly misled CD Projekt Red during …

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EU moves to rein in ‘wild west’ of crypto assets with new rules | Cryptocurrencies

The EU has moved to rein in the “wild west” of crypto assets by agreeing to a groundbreaking set of rules for the sector. Representatives from the European parliament and EU states thrashed out an agreement on Thursday that contains measures to guard against market abuse and manipulation, as well as requiring that crypto firms …

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Disco dudes and giant spoons: UK’s outdoor public sculptures are documented | Sculpture

Between two fields on the outskirts of a 1960s new town in Northumberland is a startling, track-stopping sculpture passed by on a regular basis by hardly anyone: it’s a giant 15ft spoon. Outside Dorset county hospital is a vizsla dog, always well behaved because it was made by Elisabeth Frink in bronze. On the Isle …

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