Pretty good explanation why wearing masks & keeping distance are a good thing.
Same thing applies to computer/internet security, btw.
Mixed thoughts on whether I'd like to meet a "Slack super-fan" that would want these shoes. — http://feeds.fastcompany.com/~r/fastcodesign/feed/~3/M9pNY1quPfg/would-you-wear-a-slack-branded-sneaker-cole-haan-just-made-one
Some sad personal stories of families effected by the pandemic. — https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/dallas-family-dead-coronavirus-no-hoax-11948126
Big pharma explained in comic form. — https://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/drugs-2
Using 3d-printing to create replicas of oil paintings, very cool use of technology.
PROBLEM: Probably most of the work needs to be done at the state level, so that makes it basically 50x more expensive to do.
Weird that Apple delayed on the device ID permission prompt. Not sure what Instagram could say that would motivate Apple to change course. They're not going to remove it from the AppStore and they don't give money to Apple. — https://arstechnica.com/?p=1707648
The NYT noted "the giant retailer sets the benchmark for lower-wage workers." The US government has ceded authority on protecting low wage workers from exploitation to... Walmart. — https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/17/business/walmart-pay-raise.html
For Texas residents here is a good way to find out what will be on your ballot. Remember early voting has been extended so go early to allow for more social distancing at the polls. — https://feeds.texastribune.org/link/16799/13878529/texas-general-election-ballot
Corruption within ICE seems to be far reaching. Every investigation shows more, and now they're actively sabotaging the investigations. — https://feeds.texastribune.org/link/16799/13879665/ice-deport-witness-sexual-assault
So many hurricanes we're running out of names.
Hey, Trump likes things named after him, how about hurricanes?
Feel like disbarment should have a lower threshold than Twitter. — https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/rittenhouse-lawyer-kenosha-war/
Abuse of power, when stuff like this happens it makes peaceful protest less of a reasonable option. The police are escalating the situation here. — https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/pro-gainesville-organizers-released-on-bond-11940316
Comprehensive overview of the issues surrounding Reopening of schools during the COVID19 pandemic. — https://arstechnica.com/?p=1701134
Armed white men storm Idaho capital building while in legislative session, police magically figure out how to not use tear gas or rubber bullets, decide it is okay. — https://www.npr.org/2020/08/25/905785548/unmasked-protesters-push-past-police-into-idaho-lawmakers-session?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news
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