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RT @mccanner@twitter.activitypub.actor
While it is true that the news industry has faced serious cultural and pressures that threaten its very survival, it is ALSO true that some news outlets are aggressively hostile to people who are trying to read their stories.

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RT @TomChivers@twitter.activitypub.actor
Got a bit interested in how many trees there are in Britain and am AMAZED to discover that 68% (SIXTY-EIGHT PERCENT!) of Japan is forested, compared to 13% of the UK, despite significantly higher population density ourworldindata.org/forests

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

Y'know...

Other newspapers I've worked at, I've viewed technology people as an impediment.

At @FT@twitter.activitypub.actor, I see them as lovely people who share my headspace and have my best interests at heart.

If you're a technology person who has a passion for news, join us. You won't regret it. 💚

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

RT @jimwaterson
The news: People are dying.

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

RT @federicacocco@twitter.activitypub.actor
Has anyone in the history of bad ever been as bad at presenting data as the World Health Organisation? The years in the spreadsheet on maternal mortality have DECIMAL POINTS. tf is 1985.621?!

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

RT @EstherTejedor
The first euro banknotes with ECB President @Lagarde’s signature will enter into circulation in the second half of 2020. This morning she’s recorded her signature, a once-in-the-presidency moment. This will be the first time euro banknotes will be signed by a woman. 💶🖊

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

Anyone know of anything like this?
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RT @EmmaMBearman
Is there a wiki for city or town centres which enable a multitude of events managers/producers/festivals/city centre managers/BiD districts to share live & open info about permissions/licenses/costs/access/risk assessments/power supply/environmental info/ contacts?
twitter.com/EmmaMBearman/statu

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

RT @AmeliasBrain
Hey nerds!

Do you have *opinions* on how browser dev tools could be better for SVG?

Specifically, would you make use of in-browser path/shapes editors? Why would this be useful for you? twitter.com/jensimmons/status/

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

Simply wow.
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RT @dbinyyc
Well then, it's time to break the silence after what can only be described as an eventful weekend. This will be a short thread with a formal statement being issued at a later point. For those catching up, this is in response to actions taken by an AB-based corporation v me 1/17
twitter.com/dbinyyc/status/119

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Omg the bottom bit translates to "How do you like that, Elon Musk?"

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RT @JosephStash
Work like this is important. When starting out, I won a Guardian award for which the prize was...2 weeks unpaid work exp. Huge ask if location and £ are an issue for someone. twitter.com/presspaduk/status/

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

Somebody please for the love of god tell me this isn't real.

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from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

We live in the most boring dystopia
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RT @jonnytickle
A Moscow farm has decided to equip its cows with VR glasses in order to relax and feel happier. A calm environment leads to an increase in milk yield, so the cows are given a VR headset displaying summer fields.

Как тебе такое, илон маск?
twitter.com/jonnytickle/status

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RT @PadraigBelton
Buying skipping rope. Most come with Bluetooth; some lack rope. What exactly have I and my fellow tech journalists done to the world?

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RT @MastodonProject
We're excited!! Check out Pixelfed for a fediverse alternative to Instagram and other photo sharing platforms. twitter.com/PixelFed/status/11

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RT @holly
Those autotweets about who unfollowed you MAKE PEOPLE UNFOLLOW YOU

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RT @youngvulgarian
it remains maddening that it is 2019 and there is still no app/browser add-on that allows me to give like 50p to a publication to lift the paywall on one specific piece, please let me pay you in exchange for journalism I want to read

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

This is brilliant. 👏
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RT @AlyshondraM
Have someone you love that uses pronouns you are unfamiliar with? Want to make them feel especially welcome this holiday season?

Why not practice?

(The prompts are *magnificent*)

practicewithpronouns.com
twitter.com/AlyshondraM/status

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RT @zubakskees
Needed a way to get into Wikipedia articles with deeply linked concepts, built an experimental Observable notebook to graph those observablehq.com/@chriszs/wiki

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