10 Things (and a Video) I Liked Enough to Show You: 12–18 November 2016
The links in this one veer fairly serious and occasionally dark, so hit play and shake it off with some Jack White:
The Jesus and Mary Chain are coming out with their first new album after 18 years.
- Nearly 50% of Americans get their news through Facebook's algorithm, and that's a problem.
- Under Trump, it might be a little more open season on user data, so here are some ways to improve your privacy.
- Ontario is going to test the implementation of basic income. Exciting!
- George Takei, who once lived in an American Japanese internment camp during WWII, calls for active civil engagement.
- Rules for surviving autocracy might be useful to you now.
- Twitter has introduced features to crack down on abuse, but the features merely hide abuse from view on a user by user basis, which could present more danger than relief.
- If you thought the worst of woman-hating far right politics was just in the States, you're wrong. Women are being squeezed out of politics in Canada now.
- Noam Chomsly knows a lot, and he's freaking me out.
- Worried about the president-elect but don't know what you can do? HOLY FUCK THE ELECTION will point you in directions that work for you.