TIL: Why isn’t tear gas illegal domestically? (2010) https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2010/02/why-isn-t-tear-gas-illegal-it-s-a-chemical-weapon-isn-t-it.html
I’ve tried to write a thoughtful post about my heartbreak for the US all week, but haven’t been able to. It always ends in tears, an unsaved draft, and more donations that just feel like throwing money at a problem.
I wish I could more than tweet #BlackLivesMatter.
Facebook users, randomized to deactivate their accounts for 4 weeks, freed up an average of 60 minutes a day, spent more time socializing offline, became less politically polarized, and reported improved subjective well-being relative to controls. https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6488/279.1
I love The Webby Awards. Browsed this year’s nominees for best home page and best individual editorial feature this morning and finished feeling inspired about the Web as a platform. https://vote.webbyawards.com/
Well argued and beautifully animated 15 minute introduction to the value of open source software over proprietary software.
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