Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker

Interesting Links for 24-08-2017

Amazon Mechanical Turk Workers Have Had Enough
(tags: Amazon work )
Rescued piglets served up as sausages to firefighters
(tags: fire food pigs viaSwampers )
Whether you snack or not is more about the presence of temptation than your willpower
(tags: willpower food self-control )
AccuWeather Caught Sending User Location Data, Even When Location Sharing Is Off
(tags: weather apps location OhForFucksSake )
End of fixed prices within five years as supermarkets adopt electronic price tags
(tags: shopping pricing Technology )
Wall Street Banks Warn Downturn Is Coming
(tags: economics )
French firm offered spyware to 'find out if your son is gay'
(tags: lgbt surveillance hacking OhForFucksSake children )
Time on a therapist’s couch yields persistent personality changes
(tags: counselling psychology personality )
Women-only train carriages are a terrible idea
(tags: women trains transport uk )
Alaska's permafrost is filling the air with carbon dioxide, worsening climate change
(tags: Alaska usa globalwarming )
How 139 countries could be powered by 100 percent wind, water, and solar energy by 2050
(tags: power renewables thefuture )
Smokers in clinical studies who say they've quit often haven't
(tags: smoking fraud research )
The most popular pop songs are the most surprising
(tags: music psychology )
Best ever image of a star's surface, atmosphere
(tags: space stars )
Vegan Vlogger discovers that meanness sells, has no ethical qualms
Particularly for the bit where he refuses to accept that his actions have consequences, or that he's at all responsible for anything more than "entertainment".
(tags: abuse OhForFucksSake videos vegetables )
Cognitive-behavioral therapy particularly efficient in treating ADHD in adults (neurofeedback useless)
(tags: cbt adhd )
On The Enlightenment, and why Europe was different
(tags: history Technology science )
The 2017 General Election: Volatile Voting, Random Results
(tags: voting uk fail )
Inside Waymo's Secret World for Training Self-Driving Cars
(tags: automation cars driving google )
The Brilliant Sorcery of England's 7-Circle Magic Roundabout
(tags: transport design uk driving )
Five ways in which the Home Office is "demonstrably not fascist"
(tags: UK politics OhForFucksSake )

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