‘This Is Too Much for Us’: Sierra Leone Deluged by Mud and Grief
With hundreds dead and hundreds more missing after torrential rains and mudslides, residents of the country’s capital can’t find room for all the dead.
article  nytimes  sierraleone  mudslide 
3 days ago
How one hot sauce seller hauled Uber into small-claims court and won $4,000
A driver took off with Dane Wilcox's laptop, and Uber refused to pay him back.
article  editorial  arstechnica  technology  culture  law 
12 days ago
The Toxic Drama on YA Twitter
Young-adult books are being targeted in intense social-media callouts, draggings, and pile-ons — sometimes before anybody’s even read them.
article  editorial  culture  vulturemag  reading  books  ya 
12 days ago
Video is not Truth (2017)
I'm still not blown away by any of these results. They look pretty amazing, but I bet they fool people less often than you'd think.
video  epistemology  technology  gizmodo  dkl  editorial 
13 days ago
Google Employee's Anti-Diversity Manifesto Goes 'Internally Viral'
"It's not worth thinking about this as an isolated incident and instead a manifestation of what ails all of Silicon Valley."
article  google  vicemag  culture  business  technology  editorial 
15 days ago
LGBT Protests of Chick-Fil-A at Duquesne University Garner National Attention
The saga of LGBT protests of an upcoming Chick-fil-A restaurant at Duquesne University, a Catholic college in Pittsburgh, has taken...
article  editorial  culture  sexuality  chick-fil-a 
17 days ago
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