People literally died for the right to leave work at 5pm and not work over the weekend: …[via]
Curtis Kalin on Twitter: "NFL stadiums have received $6.7 billion from taxpayers https://t.co/dUteKEsMe5"
Tell me more about how we can't afford to support the arts. [via]
"no feigning surprise" (from the wonderful @recurse manual: ) [via]
Lee Hutchinson on Twitter: "Protections repealed—ISPs now able to sell your internet usage data to advertisers b/c Comcast matters more than you https://t.co/H3USh7szh0"
Good job, America [via]
BREAKING: Trump Administration Removes LGBTQ People from 2020 Census: [via]
John Gonzalez on Twitter: "White House has announced due to scheduling conflict, President Donald Trump will not be throwing out 1st pitch at Nats opener on Monday."
"What's a synonym for 'body type'?" "Scheduling conflict." [via]
Iceland became the first country to ask that employers prove they are paying men and women equally [via]
Blockchain technology will be a much-needed platform for economic renewal. [via]
POLITICO on Twitter: "House votes nearly unanimously to revoke broadband privacy rules https://t.co/dAyqKnCqg9 https://t.co/vz8TESMHq3"
This got zero Democratic votes. It was nearly unanimous among Republicans. [via]
We published a tax quiz last month. It was an experiment on pliability of tax attitudes: …[via]
NWS Seattle on Twitter: "#Seattle precipitation since Feb. 1st now at 16.00". In 120 plus years of weather records this is now the 4th wettest Feb. thru APRIL. #wawx"
Update: still raining. Roads still wet. 😩☔️🚣♀️ [via]
A Manhattan-size chunk of ice just broke off Antarctica [via]
How the Republicans Sold Your Privacy to Internet Providers [via]
This newsletter, especially if combined with wine, encourages a state of satiety and repose. [via]
Michael Arria on Twitter: "Tesla is gearing up for a fight against the @UAW and they just registered domain names like https://t.co/nxaot17maE. https://t.co/pKdzMPcCkz"
Elon Musk is not a good person and will not save us. [via]
Anti-Abortion Activists Who Secretly Filmed Planned Parenthood Charged With 15 Felonies - BuzzFeed News
Anti-Abortion Activists Who Secretly Filmed Planned Parenthood Charged With 15 Felonies via @claudiak…[via]
The Task Force on Twitter: "BREAKING: Trump Administration Omits LGBTQ People from 2020 Census and American Community Survey https://t.co/WZm8pBqhmM #lgbtq https://t.co/vNxet7I8bG"
Who in the administration made this call? [via]
I truly cannot believe this is real. [via]
Sen. Lamar Alexander on Twitter: "“Filibustering to death the #Gorsuch nomination — or any presidential nomination ... — flies in the face of 230 years of Senate tradition.”"
You didn't even give Garland a hearing. Shove it up your ass. [via]
So here’s a robot that prints out Trump tweets then lights them on fire. Then tweets a video [via]
Congress just gutted Internet privacy. So here's a guide on how to go invisible online. [via]
What it’s like to be 13 and have your mom detained in an immigration raid: [via]
Repealing Broadband Privacy Rules, Congress Sides with the Cable and Telephone Industry | Electronic Frontier Foundation
BREAKING: House narrowly votes to repeal #BroadbandPrivacy rules, 215-205 [via]
The House's Russia investigation is currently a gigantic, partisan mess [via]
Fascinating interview with David Autor: [via]
3 creepy things your ISP could do if these internet privacy rules are repealed [via]
Congrats to Uber on continuing to act like a parody of a tone deaf Silicon Valley firm. https://…[via]
You can now read @NiemanLab stories in Chinese on WeChat! [via]
I wrote a thing for @TheAtlantic @NASAAmes [via]
President Trump is a "walking advertisement" for his family businesses, ethics groups say [via]
Jill Filipovic on Twitter: "We have seen this movie before. Dems lose. White guys in the party decide new strategy is throwing women & minorities under the bus. https://t.co/Za7lI9KnyS"
We have seen this movie before. Dems lose. White guys in the party decide new strategy is throwing women & minoriti… [via]
A simple way to see why Trump’s climate order won’t bring back many coal jobs [via]
“... the greatest reshuffle of personal incomes since the Industrial Revolution.” @BrankoMilan http…[via]
Harry Leslie Smith on Twitter: "Is it just me or did that USA air raid on #mosul that resulted in mass civilian causalities evaporate from media like water in the desert?"
It's not just you. Every foreign country has covered this story more than US media [via]
hey everybody, I just released my Python port of Tracery on PyPI: [via]
11 great reads that have nothing to do with politics [via]
Racist who stalked and murdered black man in NYC is charged with terrorism. [via]
The House just voted to wipe away the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections - The Washington Post
The House just voted to wipe out the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections [via]
The Greatest War Photographer You’ve Never Heard Of - Catherine Leroy [via]
Pleased to announce that "99 Bottles of OOP" book (by me and @kytrinyx) is now done Done DONE. [via]
The real story behind Stories is advertising [via]
Washington Post on Twitter: "Trump to take major step to wipe out Obama’s climate-change record with sweeping order on the environment https://t.co/7o3JXDXpTC"
BREAKING: Donald Trump Cares More About Money Than His Own Grandchildren [via]
This week I recorded the 15th episode of the Women in #STEM podcast! Listen to the archive here: …[via]
congress-edits on Twitter: "Celibacy Wikipedia article edited anonymously from US House of Representatives https://t.co/PZD5qQk53X"
of course [via]
Christopher Mims on Twitter: ""Every robot added to an American factory reduced employment in the surrounding area by 6.2 workers" https://t.co/5wMUrf96cX"
"We see negative effects of robots on essentially all occupations, with the exception of managers" [via]
70 days in, Donald Trump’s presidency is flailing [via]
Anger as US internet privacy law scrapped [via]
This Chatbot Can Help Immigrants Who Work In Tech [via]
there is an excellent height comparison tool on niche website that provides very useful informati…[via]
Today's Sean Spicer-April Ryan drama: [via]
📺.@oliviermathiot en direct @bfmbusiness Nos mesures numériques au #Hacking2017 le 28 mars https:/…[via]
Shomari Stone on Twitter: "Dog Shipped to New York City With $1 Million of Heroin: @nbcwashington https://t.co/LS4IE07R3J"
THIS WAS NOT HIS FAULT HE HAD NO IDEA. 11/10 STILL A VERY GOOD DOG [via]
The retail apocalypse has officially descended on America via @nireyal [via]
Drive time to the centerline of the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse. Via [via]
Now leading @HuffingtonPost [via]
Making a case for a singular ‘they.’ On our blog: [via]
Almost 800,000 U.S. drone owners have registered to fly in 15 months [via]
Sen. Al Franken on Twitter: "I’m disappointed that, last week, my Republican colleagues in the Senate voted to gut critical #broadbandprivacy protections for consumers. https://t.co/sZYSC5efF2"
Tiny child mistakes broken water heater for a robot and now I’m crying [via]
JCGT on Twitter: "Duff et al., Building an Orthonormal Basis, Revisited https://t.co/XZzuGBfc63 https://t.co/Nve2V7ocrQ"
Subtle improvement in an operation every graphics programmer does. [via]