February 22nd, 2018


Interesting Links for 22-02-2018

Amazon Studios to Adapt Consider Phlebas, First Novel of the Culture Series, for Television
I mostly want it to be successful so they make Player of Games.
(tags: Amazon TheCulture tv IainBanks scifi )
Hundreds Of Homeless Slaves Recruited On UK Streets (Government completely incompetent)
(tags: slavery UK homelessness OhForFucksSake )
Scottish Greens won't enter budget negotiations next year unless council tax reform is underway
(tags: tax Scotland GreenParty )
Disneyland withholds bonuses for hotel workers until they agree to contract offer
(tags: Disney pay money )
I am _fascinated_ by how badly KFC have cocked up their deliveries
(tags: kfc food transport epicfail )
Japanese 'Prince' Switched at Birth Was Raised a Pauper
(tags: epicfail identity Japan children )
Wrong haircut? No education for you!
(tags: school hair UK OhForFucksSake )
Ancient Britons 'replaced' by newcomers, 4,500 years ago
(tags: prehistory uk europe )
Whovian Feminism — A #MeToo Moment Unfolds At Gallifrey One
(tags: drwho women abuse acting )
Disney loses bid to stop Redbox from selling its digital download codes
I wonder if this would also apply to reselling music CDs after Amazon has applied the downloads to your account
(tags: copyright Disney movies )
The environmentalists using gene editing to wipe out invasive species
(tags: environment genetics )
Major study finds that anti-depressants work. Which is good, because up until now we've just been plugging random chemicals into people's brains without any testing.
(tags: antidepressants research )
TV viewing is dropping, and advertising along with it
(tags: advertising tv )
Europe forces UK to stop poisoning its populace
(tags: pollution UK Europe )
Boston Dynamics is teaching its robot dog to fight back against humans
(tags: robots war )
Why Is the Manhattan DA Looking at Newsweek’s Ties to a Christian University? (The Editor's Notes are _astonishing_)
(tags: media journalism OhForFucksSake viaSwampers )

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