STLduJournal ⏳ · 2022-09-30 0

STLduJour(nal) ⏳ – MMXXII:273-AM

STL: Friday, September 30, 2022

Events 📆

BuySTL 👜

  • New Morgan Street Brewery Apartments Set To Be 24/7 Party – RFT
  • Goodbye, Morgan Street Brewery; Laclede’s Landing property to be renovated – FOX 2
  • Centene agrees to pay Massachusetts $14 million over Medicaid prescription claims – Missouri Independent

Restaurants 🍲

STLfood ⚜️

  • ‘Passing of the torch’: Ravioli maker to take over Mama Toscano’s space on The Hill – KSDK
  • Is French Press Coffee the Best Coffee? – HowStuffWorks

STL100 💯

  • ‘We go the extra mile’: Doctors volunteer to help immigrants and refugees at St. Louis nonprofit – KSDK

STL99 😱

  • Rosati-Kain High School Should Stay Open, Leave Archdiocese – RFT
  • Several St. Louis County cities express flood buyout interest, joining University City – KSDK
  • Firefighters put out fire at scrap yard at I-44, 141 in St. Louis County – KSDK

WW99 😱

  • NATO Says Nord Stream Pipeline Was Sabotaged, Promises to Defend Its Allies – VICE US
  • Roskomnadzor Has Become Putin’s Personal Powerful Surveillance Network – Techdirt

Pox Populi™ 🦠

  • Monkeypox cases per million residents by U.S.… – Maps on the Web

DotGov 🏛

  • Illinois prosecutors, governor feud over Safe-T Act – FOX 2

CityGov 🏛

MoGov 🏛

  • Missouri prosecutors blast marijuana legalization amendment –
  • Missouri, other states spend federal COVID aid on roads, buildings – FOX 2
  • Missouri lawmakers pass bill to cut income taxes – FOX 2
  • Missouri lawmakers pass bill to cut income taxes, scrap plan to cut corporate taxes – KSDK
  • Legislature sends $764 million income tax cut to Missouri governor – Missouri Independent
  • Missouri, GOP-led states sue Biden administration to block student loan plan –
  • GOP states sue Biden administration over student loan plan – FOX 2
  • Eric Schmitt Can’t Help Himself, Sues Over Student Loan Relief – RFT
  • Statue of Missouri’s Harry S. Truman dedicated at the U.S. Capitol – Missouri Independent

FedGov 🏛

  • Elizabeth Warren Wants the FTC to Stop Amazon’s $1.7 Billion iRobot Acquisition – Gizmodo
  • The CIA Wants to Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth – Gizmodo
  • How CIA betrayed informants with shoddy front websites built for covert comms – The Register
  • FBI Arrests Former NSA Employee For Trying to Sell Top Secret Documents – VICE US
  • Pentagon is far too tight with its security bug bounties – The Register

Jobs 📄

Sustainability ♻️

  • Wind, solar fulfill 10% of global electricity demand for first time – The Register
  • Bitcoin’s climate damage is similar to beef and crude oil, says new study – Hacker News

Infrastructure 🚽

  • Low water on the Mississippi River affecting barge traffic –
  • Low water on the Mississippi River impacting barge traffic – FOX 2
  • Grafton Secures IDOT Regional Ferry Study Grant – RiverBender
  • Too Many Electric Cars Charging at Night May Overload Electrical Grid – ACM

Ecology 🦤

  • The top underwater photos of 2022 in the Through Your Lens awards – New Atlas
  • Nord Pipeline Explosion May Have Caused Single Biggest Methane Leak in History – Gizmodo
  • Nord Stream gas leaks may be biggest ever, with warning of ‘large climate risk’ – Grist

WWwx 🌦

  • Scientists Discover Arctic Waters Are Rapidly Becoming Acidic in Dire Climate Warning – VICE US
  • Photos Show Hurricane Ian’s Path of Destruction – Gizmodo
  • More Than 2.5M Households in Florida Without Power After Hurricane Ian, Biden Declares Major Disaster – Gizmodo
  • Florida’s Shaky Insurance Market May Not Be Able to Handle Hurricane Ian – Gizmodo
  • Here’s What Hurricane Ian Hath Wrought—and It’s Not Over Yet – VICE US

WWW99 🕸

  • Google Shutting Down Stadia Cloud Gaming Platform – MacRumors
  • Number of state subreddit subscribers per 100 people by U.S…. – Maps on the Web
  • More Than Half of Security Pros Say Risks Higher in Cloud Than On Premise – SecurityWeek
  • Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Exchange Server zero-day being actively exploited – The Register
  • Hacking group hides backdoor malware inside Windows logo image – BleepingComputer
  • Microsoft: Lazarus hackers are weaponizing open-source software – BleepingComputer
  • Meta announces Make-A-Video, a text-to-video AI generator –
  • Meta announces hiring freeze, warns employees of restructuring – Hacker News
  • Meta ordered to pay $175M for copying Green Beret veteran’s app – Hacker News
  • That Time The Former White House Photographer Was Threatened By A Copyright Troll Over His Own Public Domain Photo – Techdirt
  • Is California’s Kids Code Screwing Up The Efforts For A Federal Privacy Law? – Techdirt

Twitter 🐦

  • 30+ brands suspend their Twitter marketing campaigns after finding their ads next to child-pornography accounts – Search Engine Land
  • Former eBay execs get prison time in cyberstalking case involving Twitter threats and fetal pig deliveries – Engadget
  • Twitter Cloned Instagram Reels Which Cloned TikTok Because That’s What Everybody Does Now – Gizmodo
  • Twitter has created 2 new video features – Search Engine Land
  • Twitter embraces TikTok-style ‘immersive’ video – Engadget

Space 🚀

  • NASA Just Dropped the First Close-Up Images of Europa in Decades and They’re Stunning – VICE US
  • NASA and SpaceX explore idea of shifting Hubble to a more stable orbit – New Atlas
  • James Webb and Hubble telescope images capture DART asteroid collision – Engadget
  • Alien ‘Aqua Worlds’ Covered in Habitable Seawater More Abundant Than We Imagined, Study Proposes – VICE US


  • Digital Ocean won’t let new customers create resources in four DCs, won’t say why – The Register
  • Litelok X claimed to be world’s most angle-grinder-resistant U lock – New Atlas
  • Brave browser to start blocking annoying cookie consent banners – BleepingComputer
  • NESOS –

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • The Banality of Surveillance – Hacker News
  • State of Drupal presentation (September 2022) – Dries Buytaert
  • Musk’s Pledge To Bring Starlink To Iran Didn’t Actually Do Anything. That Didn’t Stop The Hype Machine. – Techdirt
  • Every Fucking Bootstrap Website Ever – Hacker News
  • Bandit9’s shiny and affordable electric scooter rocks liquid-metal style – New Atlas