Who’s Behind the ‘Web Listings’ Mail Scam? https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/03/whos-behind-the-web-listings-mail-scam/
Covid-19’s Impact on Libraries Goes Beyond Books
Shuttering public libraries puts a strain on communities even if it’s the only way to keep people safe https://www.wired.com/story/covid-19-libraries-impact-goes-beyond-books/
Autocracy Is Not the Cure for the Coronavirus https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/03/coronavirus-bad-for-democracy.html
Uber CEO Decides Driver Safety Isn't His Problem https://gizmodo.com/uber-ceo-decides-driver-safety-isnt-his-problem-1842456294
"#Misinformation works because it plays in to our hopes and fears and confirms our biases". Our co-founder Stephanie Hankey talked to @ABC@twitter.com about how #coronavirus misinformation is going viral on #WhatsApp:
Larry Wall's "Three Virtues of a Programmer" are Utter Bullshit https://hackernoon.com/larry-walls-three-virtues-of-a-programmer-are-utter-bullshit-fykp32ck
A brief introduction to differential privacy: A data protection plan for the 2020 census https://journalistsresource.org/studies/government/comic-differential-privacy-2020-census/
Open Source Ventilator Projects: Status, Challenges, How You Can Help https://hackernoon.com/open-source-ventilator-projects-status-challenges-how-you-can-help-j3sw3wy1
An international case against surveillance of reporters https://www.cjr.org/analysis/bnd-surveillance-press-freedom.php
Filmmaker Gary Hustwit is streaming his documentaries free worldwide during the global COVID crisis. Each week we’ll be posting another film here. We hope you enjoy them, and please stay strong. https://www.ohyouprettythings.com/free
Tomorrow 25th of March 2020, we’ll supervise the first collective observation of Youtube algorithm, #COVIDー19 is the topic observed. Open until the 26th, only for 24 hours.
Think of the Rohingya crisis on Facebook, with content moderator unable to read a foreign language. How do you expect they can discern a scientifically-accurate-information from a scientifically-looking-scam?
This is why we made this design:
After the data release, fact-checkers experts in different languages (Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, English) could check if the recommendations selected by YouTube are accurate or not.
Any idea on who can help with this, @email@example.com?
👋 @firstname.lastname@example.org, you might know fact-checkers!
YouTube claims to take down conspiracy theories with algorithms.
We argue this works, not entirely well, in English, but can't perform well in other languages, especially the more peripheric.
These are the four waves of journalism studies over the past 20 years: the participatory, crisis, platforms, and populist eras https://www.niemanlab.org/2020/03/these-are-the-four-waves-of-journalism-studies-over-the-past-20-years-the-participatory-crisis-platforms-and-populist-eras/
Everyone Else https://flowingdata.com/2020/03/23/everyone-else/
Whither CPSR?! Call for contributions to (virtual) PDC workshop: “Computing Professionals for Social Responsibility: The Past, Present & Future Values of Participatory Design” https://pdc2020cpsr.wordpress.com/
@email@example.com @firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com
How Has Your State Reacted to Social Distancing? #US https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/23/opinion/coronavirus-economy-recession.html
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