Bots vs Al Franken • Sexual harassment allegations amplified with digital propaganda http://www.newsweek.com/alt-right-trump-franken-mueller-twitter-810355 #linkblog
Twitter abuse management • Details about bad leadership possibly being part of Twitter's abuse problem https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/02/how-twitter-lost-the-internet-war #linkblog
Taxes and charitable donations • An economic argument that charitable donations should not be tax deductible https://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21556570-idea-state-should-subsidise-giving-good-causes-resilient-not-easily #linkblog
The extra 45 minutes of sleep that make all the difference.
“Black Panther” and the Invention of “Africa” • Thoughts on colonialism from an African-American perspective https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/black-panther-and-the-invention-of-africa #linkblog
Africans on Black Panther • Some thoughts from Kenya on the American movie https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/global-opinions/wp/2018/02/16/black-panther-why-the-relationship-between-africans-and-african-americans-is-so-messed-up/?__twitter_impression=true #linkblog
Man a lot of people are wrong on the Internet today. Sundays are the worst on Facebook.
Killmonger was right • A nice exploration of the central ethical quandry of Black Panther https://shadowandact.com/erik-killmonger-forgotten-wakanda/ #linkblog
Russian troll protest • Both sides of a Houston protest over nothing was organized by Russian trolls https://www.sacurrent.com/the-daily/archives/2017/11/01/russian-trolls-organized-both-sides-of-an-islam-protest-in-texas #linkblog
Film Crit Hulk on Black Panther • Very insightful essay https://filmcrithulk.blog/2018/02/17/black-panthers-right-thing/ #linkblog
Black versions of movies • Cultural history from Hollywood http://www.vulture.com/2018/02/every-time-hollywood-made-the-black-version-of-a-hit-movie.html #linkblog
Altered Carbon is terrible but I'm 5 episodes in out of 8 and feel sort of committed.
Black Panther's importance • Excellent essay on Black pride in America https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/12/magazine/why-black-panther-is-a-defining-moment-for-black-america.html #linkblog
OpenStreetMap critique • Thoughtful list of organizational problems https://blog.emacsen.net/blog/2018/02/16/osm-is-in-trouble/ #linkblog
Kottke.org at 20 • Thoughtful interview with Jason Kottke about old school blogging and Internet media http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/last-blog-standing-last-guy-dancing-how-jason-kottke-is-thinking-about-kottke-org-at-20/ #linkblog