Palavras do ano? "Same old cat"...
Nunca una generación que se dijo tan comprometida molestó menos a los verdaderos poderes, que son los bancos o las multinacionales. Es una izquierda que se siente cómoda cuando en un anuncio de una multinacional sale una persona trans con el abuelo. Y esto es un espejismo, la gente vive en un espejismo; no podemos dejar la portavocía de lo social a las multinacionales.
Dictionaries around the world have selected their own ‘word of the year’ for 2022. From ‘goblin mode’ to ‘war’, the winners reflect on the challenging 12 months society has faced.
The Return of Democracy by Lottery & Can the people govern?
When the Chinese government talks about social credit, the term covers two different things: traditional financial creditworthiness and “social creditworthiness,” which draws data from a larger variety of sectors.
Kafka warned us: surveillance turns the watched into watchers
Silicon Valley’s Horrible Bosses: Dispatches From the Elon Musk School of Management (btw, When You’re a Billionaire, Your Hobbies Can Slash Your Tax Bill)
The Amazon machine: Every year, Amazon ships hundreds of millions of parcels in Germany. Just a few clicks and a little later the delivery driver is at your door. (…) An insight into the gears of a machine where no idling is allowed.
The bride-snatchers of Kyrgyzstan: some 22% of the country’s women reported that their marriage had begun with an abduction (…) The researchers broke this figure down into those abducted “without consent” (6%) and those “with consent” (16%). Yet the idea of consent is difficult to parse in a country where half of Kyrgyz men and a third of women say that it’s OK to beat your wife
Welcome to the OneZoom tree of life explorer... An interactive map of the evolutionary links between all living things known to science.
Your Family: Past, Present, and Future
I am curious: When are journalists going to start reporting the facts about disasters and call out misinformation? Guterres claim of an 500% increase in disasters is pure misinformation. [In conclusion on the basis of observational data, the climate crisis that, according to many sources, we are experiencing today, is not evident yet. It would be nevertheless extremely important to define mitigation and adaptation strategies that take into account current trends.]
Se o Washington Post o diz…: No conclusive evidence Russia is behind Nord Stream attack - World leaders were quick to blame Moscow for explosions along the undersea natural gas pipelines. But some Western officials now doubt the Kremlin was responsible.
Why Everything Looks the Same: How economic globalization, generational transition, and technology converge to flatten the consumer experience
North Korea. A place unlike any other.
20 Entertaining Uses of ChatGPT You Never Knew Were Possible
We argue that any sufficiently long machine-generated text should, for ethical reasons, contain a watermark indicating its non-human origin.
So the big question in my mind is: how effective will the perception that Twitter is failing be in the long run, given how it is not jumping across existing ideological divisions? Perception of failure can bring about failure, but it doesn’t always. That’s the story of many brands who resist public attacks. Perception of failure can also just fade into the background, reifying existing divisions.
Welcome to the best worst thing you'll read today: I knew she was trouble the second she walked into my 24-hour deli, laundromat, and detective agency, and after dropping a load of unmentionables in one of the heavy-duty machines (a mistake that would soon turn deadly) she turned to me, asking for two things: find her missing husband and make her a salami on rye with spicy mustard, breaking into tears when I told her I couldn't help—I was fresh out of salami.
Watch Gorillaz play augmented reality shows in London and New York:
Dance etiquette is a set of guidelines that help us navigate the social dimensions of dancing.
Lev Manovich & all articles 1991-2007
Ana de Armas Fans Score Legal Victory After Suing Universal Over Deceptive ‘Yesterday’ Trailer
This Family Gave the World the Snow Globe: The first snow globe Perzy sold held a tiny tin sculpture of the basilica in Mariazell, Austria, which was located across from where Perzy’s friend owned a souvenir shop. The connection with Christmas came during World War II.
44 Creepy Mall Santas From Decades Past That Spread Christmas Fear