How to leak a Zoom meeting: Watermarks, tile randomization, and more.
Pandemics and peak indifference: Squandering history's most expensive lessons.
Planet Money's free Great Gatsby audiobook: The public domain in action.
Honor MLK day with the Internet Archive: A fabulous, open access trove.
Someone Comes to Town, Part 28: This week's podcast installment carries on my friendly dispute with Manuel Castells.
Facebook's community standards: JWZ's 0-follower, 0-post FB account was suspended.
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Rural swing-state voters' social media show growing disapproval for Trump; The Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act; Garbage Math; ICANN pauses selloff of .ORG registry; Delivery services are gouging restaurants to death; Post-collapse maker utopia sim
Pluralistic: 18 Apr 2020
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How prepper media is coping with the crisis: Fantasy meets reality while grifters pick up the pieces.
Law firm tells work-from-homers to switch off smart speakers: Bugging your own house is not compatible with attorney-client privilege.
Gorgeous painting of coronavirus from a molecular scientist: Free to use, too.
Slim's is shut, but DNA Lounge needs your help: It's not a business, it's a community.
Florida mayor ducks accountability for threatening power disconnections during the pandemic: Mayor Pam Triolo has permanently disqualified herself for public office, and commissioner Omari Hardy has the receipts.
Rashida Tlaib proposes minting : A people's covid bailout. two trillion-dollar coins
How "concierge doctors" supply the "worried well" with masks, respirators and tests: Pandemic capitalism is guillotine capitalism.
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