mcsweeneys.net/articles/matreon-the-patreon-platform-for-emotional-labor
Matreon: The Patreon Platform for Emotional Labor - »
Portal from Facebook: Voice Enabled Hands-Free Video Calling
Stoked for Facebook Portal. I'm excited to see how this product performs, it's a clear example of Facebook putting people first, and I can see many people take great advantage from this in their busy lives. »
wsj.com/articles/google-exposed-user-data-feared-repercussions-of-disclosing-to-public-1539017194
google exposed data of google+ social network users tens of people are outraged »
blog.google/technology/safety-security/project-strobe
Whoa Google is shutting down @GooglePlus! ? I mean it clearly had to be coming (nothing at Google is forever unless it makes a lot of money or has a lot of users & G+ did neither) but whew. Taking the G+ bits out of all the other products will be a ta »
Facebook's Portal Device Has A Tracking Camera And Knows When You're Home
Facebook's Portal Device Has A Tracking Camera And Knows When You're Home via @itsnicolenguyen »
Relax, Ladies. Don’t Be So Uptight. You Know You Want It
A good reminder that we make progress because people make us change for the better, not because "times change" »
Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040 - The New York Times
This timespan doesn't even cover a 30 year mortgage. We'll be living through even more catastrophic climate change before you can pay off your house. »
Virginia towns' trick-or-treat laws threaten over-12s with jail-time / Boing Boing
Virginia towns' trick-or-treat laws threaten over-12s with jail-time »
Russians' support for Putin drops off a cliff after pension cuts / Boing Boing
Russians' support for Putin drops off a cliff after pension cuts »
RIP, Google+: long ailing and finished off by a security bug / Boing Boing
RIP, Google+: long ailing and finished off by a security bug »
French spy used darknet to sell access to national mass-surveillance databases / Boing Boing
French spy used darknet to sell access to national mass-surveillance databases »
Something Awful receives legal threat over hotlinked image of Hitler fan / Boing Boing
Something Awful receives legal threat over hotlinked image of Hitler fan »
Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
Honestly, almost any horror movie is more calming than our reality. »
Officials probe mysterious origin of Nazi symbol on fired cop's flashlight / Boing Boing
Officers probe mysterious origin of Nazi symbol on fired cop's flashlight »
Tech workers are downing tools and refusing to work on unethical projects / Boing Boing
Tech workers are downing tools and refusing to work on unethical projects »
Life on the Dirtiest Block in San Francisco - The New York Times
“Human waste has become such a widespread problem in San Francisco that the city in September established a unit dedicated to removing it from the sidewalks.” Black Plague 2.0 territory »
Opinion | White Women, Come Get Your People - The New York Times
So proud of you @agrenell! "White Women, Come Get Your People" »
Opinion | In Praise of Mediocrity - The New York Times
Opinion | In Praise of Mediocrity - The New York Times »
Climate change: IPCC report warns rapid changes needed to stem catastrophic global warming - CNN
Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn @CNN »
Why Half a Degree of Global Warming Is a Big Deal - The New York Times
Why Half a Degree of Global Warming Is a Big Deal. Well illustrated with animations. #infographic »
The New Atlanta Billionaires Behind An Unlikely Tech Unicorn
We’ve been waiting for this @Forbes feature! @alexrkonrad wrote about @Mailchimp’s unique story - worth over $4B and never took a dollar in funding - and how we’ve gone beyond email. »
How to Register to Vote: Deadlines for Each State - The New York Times
Election Day is a month away. Here's a list of each state's voter registration deadlines. »
Facebook announces Portal, an Echo Show rival focused on video chat - The Verge
"The smaller Portal closely resembles Amazon’s Echo Show, while the bigger one looks like something that would take your order at a fast food restaurant." »
Native-Land.ca | Our home on native land
Happy indigenous peoples day! I live on stolen Chinook lands. Find out whose land you live »
VOTE.org - Everything you need to vote
This is the last week to register to vote in many states. Go to to register to vote and to double… »
Christopher Columbus was awful (but this other guy was not) - The Oatmeal
Yearly re-post: Christopher Columbus was awful. Celebrate Indigenous People's Day instead. »
Switchboard
As we move into fall, the activity on the @pdx_startups Switchboard always seems to pick up https://t.… »