Normally I delete royal news, but "Prince Philip: Politicians around UK to pay tribute to dyke" made me undelete to double check.

So TIL that actually he was a duke. Good to know.

One year ago the BBC explained the UK Covid-19 strategy: "... no scientists have spoken out against the UK government's approach" - although you'll need wayback machine to find those words.

It's been a year since I treated the BBC as a source of news.


Coronavirus: Why is the UK not shutting schools like other countries?

The government's top scientists are ploughing a different furrow to that of many other countries.

One key idea here: social media sites should have a safety card and demonstration same as airlines. You can't expect individual companies to volunteer, but as a regulation the entire industry would benefit in the long term.

Tim Berners-Lee

2021-03-08 13:14:38
A web hostile to women and girls keeps them from earning, learning, leading & making their voices heard.

It's a direct threat to progress on gender equality.

On #InternationalWomensDay and every day, we must fight for equality, online and offline.

How online gender-based violence affects the safety of young women and girls

NFTs seem to present a genuine dilemma. It's so easy to simply be outraged by the revolting environmental vandalism of the idea. But should I allow that to obscure the outrage at the systematic eradication from art of anything joyful and honest?
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