The organiser of recent walkouts at Google has quit the company. She says she faced retaliation “designed to intimidate and dissuade other employees from speaking out about workplace issues,” the Guardian reports.
YouTube’s new ban on hate speech is catching legitimate uploads. For example, teachers uploading footage of Hitler have found the videos got blocked. Automation hates context.
‘Paywall of paywalls’ startup Blendle has dropped its pay-per-view model for articles. This was a good way of reading individual articles from subscription news sites without having to subscribe to them all, but it hasn’t worked as a business.
Nasa will let you stay on the International Space Station for $35,000 per night. But you’ll still need to complete astronaut training and contribute to the $60m price of flights to and from the space station. The ISS is being commercialised as it faces being defunded by the US government by 2025.
Hurray! @voxmediainc just signed an agreement with the union and now it’s going to be an even more wonderful place to work. Thank you @vox_union and @Bankoff!!! Also we’re hiring! Come work at an organization that respects its workers enough to give them a fair contract!!!
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