Links for 2019/03/07

March 7, 2019 · 1 minute read

I didn’t accumulate as many links this week, because while I was sick with the flu, I felt too bad to read as much as usual.

AI won’t relieve the misery of Facebook’s human moderators - The Verge

It might allow Facebook to pay less for moderators, though…

The Climate Change Paper So Depressing It’s Sending People to Therapy - VICE

There will be no new normal.

What “Knight Fight” Gets Dead Wrong about Medieval Men | The Public Medievalist

I knew as soon as I saw the name “John Clements” attached that it would be a shitshow.

Paul Woolcock / unroll · GitLab

A thread unroller for the fediverse! You can unroll a thread by replying and cc’ing @unroll@botsin.space.

NPR: Hate groups and white supremacists spread their message with flyers

My impression had been that after their many very public defeats when holding rallies, that US white supremacists were in retreat. But apparently that perception is wrong; they are more active, but in ways that don’t expose them to physical danger.

Cars are killing us. Within 10 years, we must phase them out | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

Electric cars should only need enough range to drive you to and from the train station.


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