Amsterdam to serve vegetarian food by default at all council events

Amsterdam has announced plans to serve vegetarian food by default at all catered events in its buildings from next year.

telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/2

Large ‘Tesla ships’ all-electric container barges are launching this autumn

The Dutch company Port-Liner is building two giant all-electric barges dubbed the ‘Tesla ships’. The company announced that the vessels will be ready by this autumn and will be inaugura…

electrek.co/2018/01/12/large-t

Apple CEO Tim Cook urges college grads to 'push back' against algorithms that promote the 'things you already know, believe, or like'

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a commencement speech at Tulane University in which he urged students to 'push back' and solve big-picture problems.

businessinsider.com/tim-cook-c

Remember the Ozone Hole? Now There's Proof It's Healing.

Scientists find evidence that the hole is finally shrinking, thanks to the phasing out of harmful chemicals 30 years ago.

news.nationalgeographic.com/20

António Guterres (Secretary-General) delivers speech on Climate Change and his vision for the 2019 Climate Change Summit

The Secretary-General will deliver a major address on climate change. He will outline the danger, highlight solutions, and emphasize the need for greater ambition and stronger leadership in addressing what he has called 'the defining threat of our ti

webtv.un.org/search/ant%C3%B3n

Faster script loading with BinaryAST?

BinaryAST is a new over-the-wire format for JavaScript that aims to speed up parsing while keeping the semantics of the original JavaScript intact.

blog.cloudflare.com/binary-ast

A report from the AMP Advisory Committee Meeting

I don’t like AMP. I think that Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages are a bad idea, poorly executed, and almost-certainly anti-competitive. So, I decided to join the AC (Advisory Committee…

shkspr.mobi/blog/2019/05/a-rep

Green New Deal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

With the Green New Deal sparking a national conversation about all the ways to combat climate change, John Oliver looks at a few potential solutions. Connect...

m.youtube.com/watch?time_conti

The Cast Remembers | Game of Thrones: Season 8 (HBO)

The cast looks back on filming the eight seasons of Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones returns for its final season on April 14.

m.youtube.com/watch?v=vioOIXrO

Facebook generates videos celebrating extremists

Facebook says it’s stopping the majority of extremist posts before users ever see them but a whistleblower’s complaint obtained by The AP shows the company i...

m.youtube.com/watch?v=3LAvE9sv

Technical Details on the Recent Firefox Add-on Outage – Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog

Recently, Firefox had an incident in which most add-ons stopped working. This was due to an error on our end: we let one of the certificates used to sign add-ons ...

hacks.mozilla.org/2019/05/tech

Opinion | What ‘Good’ Dads Get Away With

Division of labor in the home is one of the most important equity issues of our time. Yet at this rate it will be another 75 years before men do half the work.

nytimes.com/2019/05/04/opinion

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