**Thailand's App-Fueled Protests Keep Authorities on Their Toes**
"Using tech and social media, a new pro-democracy movement is faster and more creative, making it hard for authorities to catch up."
**Gig Workers' Only Chance to Pee Is Apparently an App**
"Gig workers have nowhere to pee and it's only gotten worse during COVID-19. Instead of a societal solution, there is the Whizz app."
Too late, we're fucked.
Malaysiakini - Ismail Sabri chuckles over confusion on 'work from home' SOPs
- The COVAX deadline is today
- Khairy continues to criticise COVAX
- Malaysia is unwilling to put up RM90million to cover 10% of the population (despite earlier mention of covering 20%)
- Instead, we are negotiating to cover 3%
- China deal is being finalized
- China joined COVAX
Top Thai zoo official shot dead amid missing wildlife scandal | Thailand | Al Jazeera
Cici the #leopardgecko
EFF mourns the death of a legal hero who inspired generations. https://t.co/3PwUoY48mN
**The unintended consequence of becoming empathetic**
"Many people want to become more empathetic. But, these changes in personality may also lead to changes in political ideologies."
When you browse Instagram and find Tony Abbott's passport number
Very often historical films actually exclude certain details because, though they may have actually occurred, they seem too exaggerated to be true.
I learned today that there is actually a name for this in film production: the Tiffany Problem. It comes from the idea that naming a character Tiffany in, say, the 14th Century, feels out of place. But the truth is that the name Tiffany has origins in 12th Century Greece. So it's entirely likely to be true.
Tech, media, philosophy, fountain pens, synthesizers, aviation, humanism.
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