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How Big Oil and Big Soda kept a global environmental calamity a secret for decades.

Recycling delays, rather than avoids, final disposal.

An in-depth look at our humongous plastic problem. Long read but worth it.

Linked on the 2nd of July, 2020 Details

Uncomfortable Art Tours.

Art historian Alice Procter is on a mission to decolonise museums and galleries with her "Uncomfortable Art Tours". Interesting approach. I'd love to go on one of her tours if we can ever travel to the UK again. The British Museum is pretty much a giant fencing operation when you think about it.

Linked on the 24th of May, 2020 Details

Grandmother posting Facebook photos of her grandchildren violates GDPR privacy rule, court says.

Good. More of this, please.

Linked on the 24th of May, 2020 Details

The pump in my espresso machine died on Thursday after 9 years of service. I went online, ordered a new pump, and it was delivered today. 30 mins of work and the machine is back in service. Good quality serviceable equipment like this should be standard.

Noted on the 9th of May, 2020 Details

Smart lifts, lonely workers, no towers or tourists.

Another interesting take on changes to architecture and urban living post-coronavirus.

Linked on the 2nd of May, 2020 Details

What Do Famous People’s Bookshelves Reveal?

The New York Times takes a peek at background celebrity bookshelves as they get interviewed from home.

Linked on the 1st of May, 2020 Details