Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-05-17
- elizabeth ballou on Twitter: “NYU made a bizarre attempt at an MMO called “Grad Alley” that recreates parts of campus for graduating students. I cannot describe how bad it is. a random assemblage of textures. auto-generated usernames. nonsensical tools. e
- How we organized one of the largest virtual U.S. journalism events to date
One approach to organizing an online coference.
- Datayo — Open Data. Open Conversations
Datayo is an open source platform to identify, track,
understand and address emerging threats to humanity.
Herbert Axelrod, a Hustler Who Built an Empire on a Fish Tale – The New York TimesHe could recognize more than 7,000 kinds of fish by sight. He once landed at the Trinidad airport, approached a pool near the runway and, as onlookers gasped, netted a new species. “He was once censured by a professor,” the magazine reported, “for performing a Caesarean on a guppy.” Coeio’s Infinity Burial SuitThe Infinity Burial Suit is a breakthrough in eco-friendly, green funeral options. It returns your body to the earth without harming the environment. $1500 //note the SWAG Fortnite | World Cup$30 MILLION PRIZE POOL UP FOR GRABS! Catch all of the action as top players battle it out to be crowned Fortnite World Cup Champion.
Meagan Day on Twitter: “I cited this poster from the New America Movement (1970s ancestor of DSA) in my piece about the implications of a Green New Deal for eliminating chronic unemployment. https://t.co/IgihpHkt9F Such a great poster. I think about it alA post I need to print out. ‘I’m not even 30, and I’m flying my own jet’ — Silicon Beach elites take a seat in the cockpit – Los Angeles Times“I have a community of friends who fly out of Santa Monica, other entrepreneurs and CEO folks who needed a hobby,” said Mah, who heads the accounting software firm inDinero. “We’re so stressed out, there’s so much going on — on the golf course I’m still thinking about work, whereas in the cockpit I’m thinking about how to not kill myself.” — How much taunting will it take to create the riots? Page:Alaska days with John Muir.djvu/230 – Wikisource, the free online library“I am losing the precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.”