"China floods Facebook with undeclared coronavirus propaganda ads" https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2020/04/05/china-floods-facebook-instagram-undeclared-coronavirus-propaganda/
You can teach an entire semester of how to lie with statistics with the y-axis of this chart.
I just want to point out that the majority of COBOL programmers are in a demographic that many people were absolutely fine with putting at risk less than a month ago.
DNS is a distributed, coherent, reliable, hierarchical, autonomous database. existence of data in the DNS should be a matter of polite general cooperation.
At Amazon many of our meetings start with group silent reading of a PR/FAQ or a "6 page" narrative. Many teams are adopting a practice of turning off cameras during reading, then turning them on when you are ready to discuss. https://twitter.com/downey/status/1246471373880307719
there is no elite conspiracy, our elites are hapless losers
On *every single issue* related to this crisis, the internet hive mind has been at least 3 weeks ahead of literally every institution we’re supposed to put our trust in, and it is so goddamned frustrating. https://twitter.com/nycmayor/status/1245855631241707522
“Rich person donated x dollars? Who cares, their net worth is n! So that’s like me donating $87.”
- someone who has donated $0
Video conferencing apps need a "freeze current video image" feature that each user can activate to skip over sips of coffee, awkward sneezes, cat intrusions, etc--better than "camera on," "camera off," or pre-loaded profile pic. #ux #c19 #wfh #comms
First time in 51 years... Sakura meets the Snow in Tokyo
DO NOT APOLOGISE WHEN YOUR PETS JUMP INTO THE FRAME ON ZOOM CALLS. Was just in a conference with the CEOs of a major US org and Muffin jumped on my lap and the whole conversation stopped, IS THAT A CAT, SHOW ME THE CAT!
Everyone needs cats in these trying times.