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A college YouTuber with 6,800 subscribers explains how much money she earns and her filming strategy

(businessinsider.com)
A college "nano" influencer broke down how much money she makes on YouTube from ads and her filming strategy via
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Nursing Homes, Once Hotspots, Far Outpace U.S. in Covid Declines

(nytimes.com)
This is good, vaccines are good, get the vaccine when you can via

Should Antitrust Protect Competitors Or Competition?

(techdirt.com)
Tuning into the @HouseJudiciary antitrust hearing. I think the important thing that both sides consider as they explore the state of competition online is that antitrust laws are designed to protect competition, not individual competitors. . via

Texas’s Disaster Is Over. The Fallout Is Just Beginning.

(theatlantic.com)
One thing experts are pretty confident about: This crisis is going to inspire a lot of Democrats to run in 2022. via

Politicians are using yesterday’s tools for today’s tech challenges

(ft.com)
"@benedictevans sees a parallel in the auto industry. The first laws set rules for vehicles and manufacturers. But the second phase was about policy for a society reshaped by almost every family owning a car." With tech we are now living the second phase via

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis Release New Album Carnage

(pitchfork.com)
Nick Cave’s new album with Warren Ellis is here via

TitleCraft - GPT-3 generated YouTube titles | Product Hunt

(producthunt.com)
Generating YouTube titles and ideas is challenging. So we built a tool that makes the process just a little easier (and more fun!) Check us out on Product Hunt 👇 via

inkle blog - ink version 1.0 release!

(inklestudios.com)
ink 1.0 released: the powerful scripting language powering narrative games like Heaven's Vault, Pendragon, and 80 Days via

Making a More Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive New York Times

(nytco.com)
Today @nytimes published a call to action to change the biased culture at the company. We look forward to @Wirecutter / the Times upholding the commitments they’re making in this report, including in the DEI proposal we’re currently bargaining. via
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News site Stuff left Facebook. Seven months later, traffic is just fine and trust is higher

(reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk)
New Zealand's biggest news site left Facebook. Seven months later, traffic is just fine and trust is higher. Now why do you think that is? via

Close ally of Marjorie Taylor Greene among those in Capitol mob

(cnn.com)
A conservative live streamer who has closely worked/collaborated with Marjorie Taylor Greene over the years, whom she calls an "amazing" "friend" was among those in the Capitol mob and said he entered the Capitol building on January 6th. via

Hanging w/ Bill Gates

(joinclubhouse.com)
Guess who just joined Clubhouse? @BillGates Come join us tonight at 9:00 PM EST on @joinclubhouse. via
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South Dakota AG pushed by critics to resign over new evidence in fatal car incident: ‘He knew what he hit and he lied’

(washingtonpost.com)
Hell of an opening to this piece on the South Dakota AG scandal. via

Does Gen Z Care So Little Because Millennials Care Too Much?

(gen.medium.com)
Behold my masterpiece, as I explain how we are caught in an oscillating historical cycle of the Kids Who Care Too Much and the Kids Who Don't Care Enough. I assure you, all of your generations suck: via
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SCNG Guild

(scngguild.org)
The Southern California News Group has unionized with @MediaGuildWest! Journalists at O.C. Register, L.A. Daily News, Daily Breeze, Pasadena Star-News, Riverside Press-Enterprise, Long Beach Press-Telegram, San Bernardino Sun and more, say ENOUGH! via

How Daft Punk’s Forgotten Anime Changed My Life

(slate.com)
i'll never forget watching interstella 5555 after dark when i was 8 years old and thinking, "wow, music is as dope as anime???" via

Amulet version 1

(text.bargains)
Amulet: Robin Sloan proposes short poems whose SHA-256 hashed text includes four or more 8s in a row, with its own scratchpad via

Republicans are taking their voter suppression efforts to new extremes

(motherjones.com)
Shocking new data from @brennancenter: 253 bills introduced in 43 states this year to restrict voting access From AZ to IA to GA to FL, GOP weaponizing Trump’s lies to suppress votes Could be biggest rollback of voting rights since Jim Crow era via

Working Two Jobs, and Barely Surviving

(thecut.com)
We have a devastating short profile up on the Cut today of what it feels like for one @SEIUVA512 home care aide to watch DC debate the @fightfor15 this week, while working her 2 jobs, while struggling to buy food: “Oh, it hurts.” This fight is agonizing. via

Fry’s Electronics is shutting its doors for good

(theverge.com)
Fry's Electronics shutting down: I'll miss the great selection, friendly customer service, and completely normal decor via

Bedbug Privilege: Bret Stephens Uses His NY Times Column To Suggest Jokingly Comparing Him To A Bedbug Is Prelude To Ethnic Genocide

(techdirt.com)
Bret Stephens: these awful woke people hate satire and want to destroy it and they’ll come for you next Also Bret Stephens: calling me a bedbug is like the Holocaust via

The Rejection of Internet Perfection

(digitalnative.substack.com)
I wrote a bit of a manifesto that I’m calling “The Rejection of Internet Perfection” 👇 The 2010s were the decade of Facetune, lip fillers, & airbrushed influencers. The 2020s are a reaction to & rejection of that era. via