As the world at least pretends to be outraged enough to #DeleteFacebook and other associated social networks, decentralised social networks need to learn from all social networks' past mistakes.
One of the biggest things seems to be some sort of redundancy, like #Hubzilla pioneered nomadic identities, or RAID.
Forced equal gender outcomes by using sexism, is not the way to defeat sexism. This is a far left idea that won't work. Fair opportunities and pipelines leading up to them, are a better solution to ensuring women aren't held back from what they're capable of.
This is a very interesting article. The short version: Basically everything is getting massively more expensive, for - apparently - no reason, even after you adjust for inflation. :/
#TIL recruiters on #LinkedIn with a premium membership:
- can view your profile without it appearing as a view in your notifications
- can see how many jobs you have applied to from LinkedIn recently
- can see how likely you are to respond to them based on previous engagement on the site
- can see your entire profile
- have templates that they can use for InMail based off of the job postings available
- have the old interface with the icons beside the different profile sections still
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That all changed with the invention of the Federal Reserve System up-ending the US Treasury. Within 60 years they achieved one of their main goals.
The first $1000 CAD note released in 1935, would be like issuing a $20,000 CAD note in today's value after CPI inflation. It follows that the $100 note that year would be worth $2000 In today's value. Yet the government wants to take the remaining $1000 notes out of legal tender status
RT @email@example.com: Whoever made this is a genius. I'm still chuckling.
"The researchers found profit from ride-hail driving to be “very low”. On an hourly basis, the median profit was $3.37 per hour, with 74% of drivers earning less than the minimum wage in the state where they operate."
When shit's so bad, even TechCruch can't hide it anymore.
Lawyers for former #Catalonia president Carles #Puigdemont file a complaint with the UN #humanrights committee, accusing #Spain of violating his political rights and criminalizing the independence movement in a "repressive crackdown" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/02/carles-puigdemont-political-rights-un-committee-catalonia
This is interesting. It seems to be a clash between equal opportunity, and equal outcome. Perhaps the first would lead to the second, but when it doesn't, it's good to understand why. I don't think this is the right approach though, especially since it does not address root cause.