COVID-19 stats shown on Google Maps

Cool stuff! So you can check easily now how your tarvel target performs with the COVID-19 stats shown on Google maps.

COVID-19 stats
Europe map

https://www.engadget.com/google-maps-now-shows-you-covid-19-stats-173343901.html

German way of refugee integration into the society

A nice article by the Guardian of the German way of refugee integration into the society.

It definitely worked not perfect, but given the circumstances it worked and still works quite well.

German way of refugee integration
„Wir schaffen das“

It’s also interesting to see how our situation is seen from outside world.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/30/angela-merkel-great-migrant-gamble-paid-off

Amazon flex delivery jobs generate phone trees

A new class of trees have evolved, Phone trees! 😉
Looking for Amazon flex delivery jobs people are hanging there phones in the trees.

Amazon flex delivery jobs
Tree without phones

What a crazy world we are living in. On the other hand it’s similar as guys hanging around and waiting for day jobs. We are just using another technology now.

https://www.engadget.com/amazon-flex-delivery-drivers-phone-trees-161728196.html

Hawai is arresting passengers without „smart“ phones

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related tracking measure, Hawai is arresting passengers without a smart phone.

Hawai is arresting passengers
Digital ID

And very soon you have to have a digital id.

Otherwise you are not allowed to enter the country because you cannot be tracked so easily.

https://stallman.org/archives/2020-may-aug.html#15_August_2020_%28Arresting_passengers_who_did_not_have_smart_phones%29

Apple blocked WordPress app updates to force IAP

The wordpress app did not support in-app-purchasements, so Apple blocked the wordpress app updates till there was an agreement.

Every method is right to fullfill the interests of the company, getting a share of everything.

Apple blocked WordPress app
WordPress logo

https://www.engadget.com/wordpress-ios-in-app-payments-030422512.html

In the mean time they came to an agreement, somehow…

https://www.engadget.com/apple-allows-wordpress-without-in-app-purchases-152650859.html