Eric Rescoria writes: WebRTC isn’t a complete videoconferencing system; it’s a set of tools built in to the browser that take care of many of the hard pieces of building a VC (videoconferencing) system so that you don’t have to....Importantly, this functionality is all standardized: the API itself was published and by the World Wide Web … Continue reading WebRTC: Importance
There was a new development on Raindrop- my personal favorite bookmarking service. It allows the curated collection to be shared. For long, I wanted a system to share links I find fascinating. It also represents the evolution of my reading and thoughts. There is a dedicated Telegram channel but in the main page, you can … Continue reading The Curious Loop has its own dedicated page now!
The trigger of the write up was the news that the FBI is requesting Alexandra Elbakyan's data from Apple. This tweet was being discussed on Hacker News: https://twitter.com/ringo_ring/status/1390782451140767749 I am not sure how long this will last before Twitter decides to suspend this account. For the context, watch this excellent video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PriwCi6SzLo&t=8s Should knowledge be … Continue reading SciHub: Breaking down the ivory towers of “prestige”