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Revontulet is the Finnish word for “Foxfire.”
According to Finnish lore, a mystical fox was thought to have created the Northern Lights, with its’ bushy tail kicking up snow and tossing up sparks into the dark, night sky.
Art: in Public Domain

Today we will give advice for young people about moving into the world in a Tech and Internet age.

7:00p EST

youtu.be/vao_J5Cx-yE

Peacefully protesting the murder of George Floyd shouldn't make anyone the suspect of a crime.

We will keep saying this over and over: Privacy isn't for people who have something to hide. It’s an essential part of a functioning and inclusive democracy.

techcrunch.com/2021/02/06/minn

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NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Thursday

Skál!

" Thor is associated with the day Thursday which comes from the word Torsdag in the Scandinavian countries and in the Germanic countries it is called Donnerstag which means thunderday and comes from the word Donar, which was the name of Thor in the Germanic countries. "

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Have an Amazon account? Take a minute to check your Alexa privacy settings for voice recordings.

By default, they're saved forever but you can change the setting to "never" here (currently linked to US site, but you can edit Amazon URL to your region):
amazon.com/alexa-privacy/apd/m

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NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Wednesday

Skál!

" The modern word “Wednesday” is named after Odin and it comes from the Germanic word Wotan which means “Odin” so Wednesday is “Odin’s day”. "

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This is a highlights reel from the Privacy Panel I attended with Techlore, Nixie Pixel, Privacy Tools, and Sean O'Brien.

youtu.be/OvJ2oogGAiY

"Your data can be gathered, cross-referenced & processed to profile you by companies you never heard of. [They] can infer even more info about your interests, habits, goals, & fears w/variable accuracy."

Take back your privacy: duckduckgo.com/app
privacyinternational.org/long-

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Tuesday

Skol!

" The God Tyr is associated with the day Tuesday and in the Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, this day is called Tirsdag, so Tuesday is Tyr’s day. "

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NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Monday

Skál!

" The Moon also was important to the Vikings since it helped them keep track of time, it had its own day, Monday. Today in Denmark the day is called ”Mandag” and in our neighboring country, Germany the day is called Montag which comes from the word mond. "

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NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Sunday

Skál!

" The Vikings worshiped the sun so much because of the cold climate, that they gave the sun its own day, and the first day of the week, Sunday... Anyone who lives in a cold climate or has been there will understand why the sun was so important to the Vikings. "

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NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Saturday

Skál!

GET BEHIND THOSE EARS!

" ... The Viking was actually pretty clean and not just some dirty barbarians, they probably had better hygiene than other societies in that time period. "

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norse-mythology[DOT]net






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Restricted Mode is a new safety feature that will be rolling out soon.

- Limit access to logged in users for every endpoint and page

- Limit federation to approved instances

- Compatible with mobile apps

- Bulk import approved instances

- Invite based registrations

#pixelfed #safety

This week in the Weekly News Roundup we look at the TSA being able to search phones without a warrant. Also, some new smart tech looks too good to be true, and there is a lot of security holes to look at. Finally, a new bill would allow big tech to create local governments and a lawyer gets stuck on a kitten filter.
#Microsoft #Apple #WeeklyNewsRoundup

9:00p EST

youtu.be/cON5DG2hGnI

Did you know you can customize your DuckDuckGo Search experience, including changing the region, language, theme (#darkmode), font size, and more?

Make it yours: duckduckgo.com/settings

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

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