Distorted Videos of Nancy Pelosi Spread on Facebook and Twitter, Helped by Trump

The widely shared videos raised broader concerns about digital manipulation and disinformation heading into the 2020 campaign.

nytimes.com/2019/05/24/us/poli

Star Trek: Picard - Teaser

The end is only the beginning. Brace yourself for the new CBS All Access Original Series Star Trek: Picard, coming soon. © 2019 CBS Interactive. All rights r...

youtu.be/f3om4V_-Y0Q

> They called me a weiner, I called them a nerd
> Called her a whore, and she called me a turd
> Called her long distance, she said I'm absurd
> Not a discouraging word on the range could be heard

youtube.com/watch?v=1KMClMsSdZ

“Absent evidence of innocence or injustice, the wholesale pardon of U.S. service members accused of war crimes signals our troops and allies that we don’t take the law of armed conflict seriously,” retired Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in a tweet Tuesday. He added: “Bad message. Bad precedent. Abdication of moral responsibility. Risk to us.”

latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol

@tom79 Is this a common setup. SSL over Tor is generally considered an anti-pattern.

@nolan @Gargron Not necessarily disagreeing with your overall opinion, but on number 1, I think trying to sell Mastodon as a Twitter clone isn't a very good idea. It is analogous to Twitter, but it is also its own thing and should seek to find its own way.

The new OpenStreetMap editor iD had a great release yesterday. I have already used it to resolve a number of issues an areas I'm mapping as well as avoid making a few mistakes.

github.com/openstreetmap/iD/bl

This is going too far.

Weight Watchers Removes “Weird Al” Statue After Controversy - 2G1 Reviews

Weight Watchers Removes “Weird Al” Statue After Controversy By Pamela Finklestein Weight Watchers has officially removed the statue of “Weird” …

2guys1review.com/2019/05/21/we

@sophia I'm still holding out for the day an OS is written purely in Erlang.

@switchingsocial @tom79 I just went ahead and purchased it on Google Play to support the project, event though my install is served from F-Droid.

Soviet-Era Musical Records Up-Cycled from X-Rays

Rather than etched on vinyl, tiny grooves were cut onto a medical X-ray, tracing shallow circles over the ghostly shapes of bones.

hyperallergic.com/430471/x-ray

A question our grandchildren will one day ask us; "How many times did you cry when you first watched Avengers: End Game?" It will be our generations "Where were you when you first heard Kennedy was shot?"

I've come to realize over the last few years that I am probably significantly happier than the average person.

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