Podcast with Robert Scheer. In a new book, the investigative journalist Larissa Zimberoff examines how tech companies have changed the way we eat in the name of climate change without always considering their products’ health impacts. https://scheerpost.com/2021/06/25/larissa-zimberoff-what-has-silicon-valley-done-to-our-food/
Spacebook goes full 🐀ard https://gizmodo.com/facebook-will-clarify-its-satire-exception-for-modera-1847135965
"The URL for the massive e-commerce site Alibaba, for example, is 1688.com, pronounced “yow-leeyoh-ba-ba”—close enough! Those digits can just as often have individual meanings. The video sharing site 6.cn works because the word for “six” is a near-homophone for the word “to stream.”"
Phone numbers, addresses, websites, directions, and other bits of info don’t translate well in the brief flash you get to see the billboard. So Ford wants to display that info on your infotainment screen. https://jalopnik.com/ford-patented-in-car-ads-because-we-live-in-hell-now-1846902212
Earn $$$ in BTC while you shop for popular brands with the Lolli Browser extension . Works with Brave or Firefox https://lolli.com/share/RKG4ZfwvxC
Israelis attack Marathon in East Jerusalem with stun grenades teargas and missiles https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/4/israeli-police-attack-palestinians-running-to-protest-expulsions If this happened in New York Berlin London , Paris It would be an outcry on the front pages.
Italian Artist Auctions Off an ‘Invisible Sculpture’ for $18,300 - https://news.artnet.com/art-world/italian-artist-auctioned-off-invisible-sculpture-18300-literally-made-nothing-1976181
**Video: Israel’s war on journalists**
"Media offices bombed during attack on Gaza. "
We're going to see modern art inspired by (or directly generated by) AI flooding the exhibit and auction scene, if it hasn't happened already
GAN art is already a thing so I don't see how it won't be exploited for profit https://towardsdatascience.com/generating-modern-arts-using-generative-adversarial-network-gan-on-spell-39f67f83c7b4
Human rights groups win European Court of Human Rights claim on UK mass surveillance regime https://www.privacyinternational.org/press-release/4522/human-rights-groups-win-european-court-human-rights-claim-uk-mass-surveillance
Bitcoin is the kind of absurdist satire Douglas Adams would have dreamt up.
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