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Is content moderation a dead end? — Benedict Evans

ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2021/4/13/is-content-moderation-a-dead-end
Facebook struggles with harmful content just as Microsoft struggled with malware 20 years ago. Content moderation is the new virus scanning. But virus scanning wasn’t the answer - instead we changed the whole model, moving to mobile and the cloud, and leaving Microsoft behind. So do we change the social model as well, or is this Gin Lane?

Remote to who? A working letter

tinyletter.com/aworkinglibrary/letters/remote-to-who-a-working-letter
It was probably inevitable that sitting through a whole lot of job interviews and considering several offers would mean I would end up spending a disproportionate amount of time these past months thinking about what work means to me. This is a topic I am predisposed to (witness the title of this newsletter), and the activity of applying for jobs pretty much made everything else unthinkable. What I’m sharing today is some very rough thoughts about one corner of the way we talk about w...

UNCUT

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Open source typeface catalogue, focusing on somewhat contemporary type

Butter | Workshops as smooth as butter

butter.us/
Butter is a video conferencing tool that empowers facilitators to run interactive, buttery smooth online workshops!

How Doctors Die | The Saturday Evening Post

saturdayeveningpost.com/2013/03/how-doctors-die/
What’s unusual about medical professionals is not how much treatment they get when faced with a terminal illness—but how little.

Those pesky pull request reviews – Jessitron

jessitron.com/2021/03/27/those-pesky-pull-request-reviews/
No one wants to review pull requests. This is a sign of a deeper problem than "people aren't following the process"

The forgotten medieval fruit with a vulgar name - BBC Future

bbc.com/future/article/20210325-the-strange-medieval-fruit-the-world-forgot
Medieval Europeans were fanatical about a strange fruit that could only be eaten rotten. Then it was forgotten altogether. Why did they love it so much? And why did it disappear?

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