It’s not often I’m glued to my screen while someone talks about the intricacies of urination.Twitter, for all its problems, sometimes delivers a thread too good to pass up.These tales, often spun as threads, offer genuine insight into the human experience: the play-by-play of a breakup by a curious onlooker, a false narrative of a harrowing run-in with a drug smuggler, or a story about urination that’s so fascinating you just can’t stop reading.The thread, about the challenges of urinating in space, specifically, touched on themes of sexism, science, and history, weaving between each with the ease that comes naturally to a talented writer like Mary Robinette Kowal, the thread’s author.Kowal, a professional puppeteer, narrator, and award-winning author starts the thread off with a rebuttal, a facts-first presentation stemming from the response to her NY Times essay.Titled “To Make it to the Moon, Women Have to escape Earth’s Gender Bias,” the piece drew skepticism from people (men, presumably) that women could go to space without technology that allowed them to pee there.
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Both Strava and Relive have made statements on their recent breakup, suggesting that the other was the one that was at fault.According to Relive, they worked with Strava and followed Strava’s recent takedown request – but were blocked from the API nonetheless.Strava said Relive was simply abusing its API.Not through the group’s official API, anyway.If Relive wants to gain access to Strava data from now on, they’ll need to get extra creative.Before now, users would be able to quite easily create an automatically-compiled piece of media based in Relive using their Strava data, GPS, and photos taken during said trip.
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How you keep up a fire alarm system may be the difference between life and death.In some specific circumstances it should be stationed in each bedroom.Although any smoke alarm can be helpful, it is frequently recommended that you select a particular sort of fire alarm for your house.Portion of lines resulting in the fire sprinkler heads are full of air.It's important when issues arise with your fire alarm system which repairs are scheduled as rapidly as possible.The water damage from a home fire can be rather extensive.In numerous places like public buildings and industrial establishments fire extinguishers are installed which become the demand of the hour in the event of the sudden breakup of fire.Establishing Evacuation Protocols One of the principal reasons why people become hurt whenever there's a fire in a building is because they panic.It should be a significant aspect of your overall fire protection plan.
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It’s rather fitting since Sea of Solitude is an adventure game presented to players as a metaphor for what it’s like to struggle with mental illness and the overwhelming feelings of loneliness.Sea of Solitude is a harrowing, important experience no matter how you choose to play it, but it holds a story so universal that I found it doesn’t really need words to leave a lasting impression.If you’re unfamiliar with Sea of Solitude, it’s the latest game in the EA Originals lineup — Electronic Arts’ imprint supporting independent developers.Developed by a 12-person team at Jo-Mei Games in Berlin, Germany, Sea of Solitude has been brewing in the mind of CEO Cornelia Geppert for six years.Though initially inspired by a tough breakup, Geppert told Digital Trends during an E3 2019 interview that the team tried to capture all of the manifestations of loneliness through the story of protagonist Kay and the people around her.Its direct focus is on Kay, a young woman who has turned into a monster after suffering from painstaking loneliness.
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Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders didn't fully call for the breakup of big tech companies Apple, Amazon and Google, but he suggested governments consider the option, Politico reported Tuesday.In the past, the longtime senator from Vermont has said he supports pulling apart Facebook as well."I worry very much about monopolistic tendencies in many sectors of our economy, including high tech," Sanders told Politico, "and I think we have to take a really hard look at the degree to which monopolization in all aspects of our economy are a threat to the American people."Sen. Elizabeth Warren, one of Sanders' 2020 rivals in the Democratic race, has made the break up of big tech a key part of her presidential platform.Warren said the the monopolization of big companies hurts small businesses.She and other politicians rallied to the call of Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who said the social media site's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, had too much power and the company should be split up.
Instagram shouldn't be split out of Facebook, the man in charge of the picture-sharing service said Monday, saying a breakup of the social network would make it harder to keep users safe.Adam Mosseri, speaking at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, acknowledged that Facebook hadn't focused enough on the "unintended consequences" of its products.But he said keeping the company together would help it create more value.Andrew Bosworth, who runs Facebook's VR and AR operations, and shared the stage with Mosserri, would only weaken the two entities.Facebook's critics, including co-founder Chris Hughes, think the social network has grown too big to control.Some lawmakers, including Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want regulators to split Instagram and WhatsApp from the social network.
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After discussing how a lack of digital privacy is bad for democracy, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday that the company isn't a monopoly.Norah O'Donnell of CBS News asked Cook whether Apple is too big.I think we should be scrutinized," Cook told CBS News during an interview at Apple's annual WWDC in San Jose, California."But if you look at our – any kind of measure about is Apple a monopoly or not, I don't think anybody reasonable is gonna come to the conclusion that Apple's a monopoly."Cook also said he strongly disagrees with 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren's call for Apple and other big tech companies to break up.Last month, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes called for the breakup of Facebook.
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Democratic presidential candidate and Sen. Elizabeth Warren has taken her fight to break up big tech companies to the streets of San Francisco, posting a billboard downtown.Warren wants tech giants like Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple broken up because they have too much power over economy, society and democracy."They've bulldozed competition, used our private information for profit and tilted the playing field against everyone else," Warren wrote in a March blog post."And in the process, they have hurt small businesses and stifled innovation."The billboard, first spotted by The Verge, is headed with "Warren" and says, "Break up big tech."It also urges readers to "join our fight" by texting TECH to 24477.
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has survived a shareholder revolt which sought to strip him of his chairman title, and reduce his monopoly over the firm's controlling shares.Zuckerberg owns 60 per cent of Facebook's voting shares, and acts as both its chief executive and chairman.Other motions, which requested the breakup of Facebook as a whole and that it submit information on its gender pay gap among others, were also rejected.The vast majority of proposals submitted by shareholders at the annual general meeting decried both Zuckerberg's control of the firm, and Facebook's reputation for privacy violations and irresponsible content management.Zuckerberg pledged to reinvent the platform's priorities to include more transparency on the changes it is making internally.He also called on governments to help the company in managing the problems it faces by introducing regulation on issues such as social harms.
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Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign is running a billboard in San Francisco calling for the breakup of the tech giants.The billboard is near a station for the rail line many tech workers use to commute to their jobs in the city.Elizabeth Warren is taking her message of breaking up the big-tech giants directly to those most affected by the companies.The advertisement is half a block away from the city's main station for Caltrain, the commuter rail line many tech workers ride on their way to and from their jobs in the city or in Silicon Valley."Break up big tech," the sign reads, then asks people to text the campaign to "join our fight."She's scheduled to hold a town hall in Oakland on Friday and to appear at both the California Democratic Convention and a MoveOn event in San Francisco Saturday.
On Wednesday, 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) put up a billboard in the heart of Silicon Valley pressing for big tech companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Google to be broken up.The billboard is located at 4th and Townsend, right next to the city’s primary Caltrain stop, where a substantial chunk of South Bay technology workers arrive each morning.The stop is just blocks from the headquarters for Lyft and Dropbox, among other startups.Alongside the call for antitrust action, the billboard includes a short-code number for passersby to subscribe to updates from the Warren campaign, a common fundraising tactic.The billboard is scheduled to run until next Wednesday.Earlier this year, Warren announced a grand proposal to break up giant tech firms, launching a discussion that was previously being held solely in academic circles into the mainstream political discourse.
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The hints that Apple is planning to break up iTunes offerings into distinct apps just keep coming.The latest: Apple has added its own hints at what's to come with an update to its Podcasts.Apple.com page, as reported by 9to5Mac.We've previously reported on the iTunes breakup for Mac expected to coincide with the major update known as macOS 10.15.Though this new button still directs to iTunes, it's highly likely that the button will direct to a standalone Apple Podcasts app when macOS 10.15 launches with said app.More coming to macOS 10.15The Apple Podcasts app is just one of the components broken off of iTunes that's expect with macOS 10.15.
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In recent weeks, some politicians in the US and even one of Facebook's co-founders have expressed strong opinions that the world's largest social network has grown too powerful, and that it should be split off into its component parts."For us it would be a remedy of the very last resort," EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager said at the VivaTech conference in Paris on Friday."It would keep us busy in court for even a decade."It could come as a surprise to some that the EU is taking a less forceful view than key players in the US on a potential breakup of Facebook, given the bloc's penchant for regulation.Vestager in particular has a reputation for coming down hard on US tech giants, thanks to the record-breaking fines she's handed out to Amazon and Google."For a giant it's not necessarily a good thing that innovation happens -- they're big, they're comfortable," she said.
He spoke positively about the op-ed published last week by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes arguing for a breakup, Casey Tolan reports in the San Jose Mercury News:Buttigieg said Hughes, his former Harvard classmate, “made a very convincing case” that no company “should have the type of power that… these tech companies have.”But unlike Sen. Elizabeth Warren, he hasn’t endorsed breaking up the tech giants, instead suggesting “a spectrum” of regulation that could include fines, blocking new mergers or splitting up companies.In the middle you have Biden, Harris, Buttigieg, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, who have expressed some support for a breakup but stopped short of endorsing a breakup.“If you look we’ve made huge investments in the area of safety, in the area of privacy and election interference.”This was from a relatively short interview, and Mendelsohn got only a couple of questions about regulation.
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On Capitol Hill yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a Democratic frontrunner, told Politico that he supports his colleague and presidential competitor Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) calls to break up Facebook.When asked about her proposal for antitrust action against the social media company, Sanders said, “The answer is yes of course.”“We have a monopolistic— an increasingly monopolistic society where you have a handful of very large corporations having much too much power over consumers,” Sanders continued.Last week, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wrote an op-ed for The New York Times calling for the company he helped build, alongside CEO Mark Zuckerberg, to be broken up.It’s an idea pushed into the mainstream presidential policy discussion by Warren, and now other Democratic contenders are being forced to respond to her proposal in light of the Hughes’ remarks.Sanders, along with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), are so far the only two Democratic primary members to come out in full support of Warren’s break-up proposal.
On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes said the company should be broken up, and required to spin off WhatsApp and Instagram.Sen. Elizabeth Warren had already issued her call to break up big tech companies; yesterday, Sen. Kamala Harris said “we have to seriously take a look” at breaking up Facebook.If the separated platforms had 1.5 billion monthly users apiece, would they be able to protect them effectively from bad actors?“If more countries can follow the lead of what your government has done here, that will likely end up being a more positive outcome for the world in my view than some of the alternatives,” Zuckerberg told reporters at Facebook’s Paris office after the meeting at the Elysee palace.Externally, this doesn’t much matter — he’s still a co-founder of Facebook, and his opinion will be duly noted whenever we write about the case for breaking up the company.And speaking of co-founders: In my Thursday newsletter on the subject, I noted that another co-founder of Facebook, Dustin Moskovitz, had donated to Color of Change, which is trying to persuade Facebook shareholders to vote against Zuckerberg being re-nominated to the company’s board.
To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content.Facebook is hiring a bevy of new lawyers and policy experts with expertise in competition law.The company, unsurprisingly, takes a different view, with its global head of comms Nick Clegg saying in a statement that "you don't enforce accountability by calling for the breakup of a successful American company" and arguing alternate regulation should be explored instead.One key role the company is currently hiring for: A new competition counsel, to be based in Europe and tasked with "[representing] the company in connection with competition inquiries by regulators across the world."It's seeking someone with four to five years of experience of corporate antitrust enquiries, including "conducting investigations and merger reviews" — seemingly a veiled reference to the growing calls for Facebook's acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp to be reversed — and knowledge of global competition law and language skills.Working with a talented and supportive team, this position will manage investigations and inquiries related to antitrust matters and help develop the company's legal position and strategy on competition matters throughout the world," the job ad reads.
That's how the world's largest social network is responding to Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes' call for the company to be pulled apart.Hughes made his case Thursday in a front-page editorial in The New York Times, saying that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and that the company has become a monopoly.Now the social network's VP for global affairs and communications, Nick Clegg, has responded with his own op-ed in the Times."Mr. Hughes is right that companies should be held accountable for their actions," Clegg says in the Saturday editorial."But the challenges he alludes to, including election interference and privacy safeguards, won't evaporate by breaking up Facebook or any other big tech company.The back-and-forth opinion pieces come as Facebook is being called out by critics for not doing enough to combat election meddling, misinformation and hate speech.
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