>Facebook reportedly had evidence that its algorithms were dividing people, but top executives killed or weakened proposed solutions
help curl: the user survey 2020 https://daniel.haxx.se/blog/2020/05/18/help-curl-the-user-survey-2020/ - please run over and fill in your views. We need them! It'll only take you a few minutes.
"Complexity Has to Live Somewhere" https://ferd.ca/complexity-has-to-live-somewhere.html
"On Earth Day, calls grow to treat shock of coronavirus with 'green recovery'" https://www.reuters.com/article/us-earth-day-britain-negotiations/on-earth-day-calls-grow-to-treat-shock-of-coronavirus-with-green-recovery-idUSKCN22418D
"Amazon fires two tech workers who criticized the company’s warehouse workplace conditions" https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/04/13/amazon-workers-fired/ #Amazon #ClimateChange
"Why We Panic About The Coronavirus But Not About The Climate Crisis" https://www.huffpost.com/entry/coronavirus-climate-change-action-panic_n_5e6a27b4c5b6747ef117ff0d
A pledge for #AI researchers and engineers: don't help the fossil fuel industry https://medium.com/@techwontdrillit/tech-wont-drill-it-a63594dc6e66 #MachineLearning #ClimateChange #FossilFuels
Where is the #AnimalCrossing discourse on here
"How to Stop Freaking Out and Tackle Climate Change" https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/10/opinion/sunday/how-to-help-climate-change.html
#ClimateChange year in review from my favorite newsletter https://forgethefuture.substack.com/p/2019-the-climate-year-in-review
"We hear 'Google gives you advertisements that fit your preferences,' or 'we offer Waze users the best path.' Part of the effect of this is to suggest that these firms are in the process of doing some neutral or beneficent resource allocation, contributing to social welfare, when what they’re doing is profit calculation, with significant negative externalities."
A new report from @FinancialTimes says "When you visit WebMD & enter your stuffy nose & sore throat into its 'symptom finder,' & then get a diagnosis (it's lupus!), [ad platforms including] Facebook, thanks to a data-sharing agreement, know about it." https://mashable.com/article/google-facebook-tracking-online-health-activity-webmd/
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