In 2001, Portugal became the first European nation to decriminalize all drug possession. Since then, the nation has seen the rate of overdose deaths and cases of HIV or AIDS among drug users plummet
This is so important, it's not just that people are taking drugs safely, it's that they are empowered rather than marginalised. As I hear more and more about the benefits of legalizing drugs, it looks like it will become an obvious choice.
Posted 9th May 2019 @ 12:22
The Guardian has now released a full trailer for the
Posted 8th May 2019 @ 15:00
Google is speeding up Google Assistant on smartphones, by bringing more of the AI processing to the smartphone. The on-device features the company demonstrated focused mainly on tasks for controlling the phone, such as turning on the flashlight or taking a selfie, though some also drew on information stored in e-mail, calendar or photos and sending that information to other people. The features are coming first to new Pixel phones later this year.
One of the most frustrating things about Siri is the latency. Given Apple have touted their on-device machine learning, it would be great to see them make the same move as Android and move commands to the device first, only phoning back home as a fallback.
Posted 8th May 2019 @ 13:40
What a stunning location for a game of football.
Posted 8th May 2019 @ 12:00
Overturning a 3 goal deficit isn't easy against any team but it's almost become Liverpool's to do the unthinkable. The score line from the first leg flattered the Catalan giants but they took their chances, Liverpool didn't.
Even I couldn't see this kind of turnaround happening. Again. The season has been tough but what a feat. Beating the Spanish champions comprehensively and without reply.
My second club, AS Roma knocked Barcelona out in similar fashion a round earlier last year turning the result around and progressing to play Liverpool.
Hopefully the final ends with a Liverpool victory and the trophy returns to Anfield once more.
While I'm tempted to flood your feeds with more and more coverage of last nights game, I'll stick to updating with links here:
An Anfield miracle transcribed from the pages of pure fantasy Liverpool blow the living shit out of Barcelona
- Rory Smith for the
New York Times
You can see the highlights of the historic win below:
Came across some
BT Sport's 'No Filter' videos are a fantastic look back at the game.
A bit like BT Sport's unfiltered videos (above), Liverpool FC put together videos about match day, including some coverage of the game. I normally give them a miss, but couldn't this time:
Posted 7th May 2019 @ 22:31