It’s one thing to talk about tailoring content, in news or non-fiction, for ratings or traffic. It’s another to see the structures that governs profit-making online silence a discussion altogether. Ad servers who are literally providing a financial disincentive to discuss rape and sexual assault should be ashamed.
- How Do Plants Know Which Way Is Up And Which Way Is Down?
To be honest, I never wondered (or rather I just assumed it’s because of the sun).
- TV Tropes Bows to Google’s Ad Servers, Deletes Discussions of Sexual Assault in Culture
The quote at the top alreadys says everything.
- Einfach mehrsprachig
Some schools in Vienna try to find better ways to integrate children with migrant backgrounds (article in German).
- Mexico’s Bright Light
It’s seldom enough one hears good news about Mexico, so even if the situation in Mexico City is still far from perfect, this is still somewhat encouraging.
- Angola helps out Portugal
One more sign that the days of the North-South divide may soon come to an end.
- Toru Iwatani, 1986 PacMan Designer
An old interview with the designer of PacMan.
- Yours in distress, Alan
A letter by Alan Turing.