NatGeo continues its descent.
Transphobia, Supreme Court, human rights
The Supreme Court doesn’t understand transgender people. That could be a legal catastrophe. https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/10/supreme-court-transgender-discrimination-sex.html
Mobilizing for a climate moonshot - MarketWatch https://www.marketwatch.com/story/mobilizing-for-a-climate-moonshot-2019-10-15
White supremacy, Facebook
Facebook let white supremacist dog whistle “invasion” thrive for years | Media Matters for America https://www.mediamatters.org/facebook/facebook-let-white-supremacist-dog-whistle-invasion-thrive-years
Opinion | Celebrate Your Kid’s Transition. Don’t Grieve It. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/18/opinion/gender-transition-death-grief.html
It's not just science…a creationist historian has to deny history.
Opinion | Our Republic Is Under Attack From the President - The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/17/opinion/trump-mcraven-syria-military.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share
Impeachment protests and mass resistance are needed to beat Trump - Vox https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/10/18/20905686/resistance-protest-impeachment-rallies-trump
The whole of America is a wicked co-conspirator.
Recommended Facebook alternatives (and why replacing it's hard) https://www.diversetechgeek.com/2019/10/18/recommended-facebook-alternatives/ #Facebook #socialmedia
Florida, the willfully ignorant state.
"12% of Americans, who make more than 6 round trips by air a year, are responsible for 2/3 of...aviation emissions."
That means approx 39M Americans, 0.05% of the global population, produce 16% of the global carbon budget for 1.5C by their flying alone. https://twitter.com/HirokoTabuchi/status/1184864088331112453
The mechanic swiveled its middle eyes over the ship. "What is that thing at the front for?"
"It is just there to be pretty," the human said.
"Why, if no purpose?"
The human shrugged. "On Earth, we call it an 'ornament'."
"Earth? That's that planet with the huge, beautiful moon?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
Solving Rubik’s Cube with a Robot Hand https://openai.com/blog/solving-rubiks-cube/
Facebook, US politics
The Republican political operatives who call the shots at Facebook https://popular.info/p/the-republican-political-operatives
Transphobia, US politics
Hillary Clinton Calling Transgender People New and “Difficult” Ignores Our History | Teen Vogue https://www.teenvogue.com/story/hillary-clinton-calling-transgender-people-new-difficult-ignores-history
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