Today I revealed how Google's executives and lawyers denied low-wage temp workers the money they were legally entitled to, for years, with full knowledge they were violating the law https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/sep/10/google-underpaid-workers-illegal-pay-disparity-documents
@aral When I worked at G****e in 2012-2013, what I saw was developers drinking coffee from a $15000 coffee machine while the people who worked in the cafeteria hustled all day and struggled to pay rent. It was disgusting. Classic have and have-not.
If you are a radical leftist, a friend, BIPOC, trans, and/or a sex worker I would happy to give a basic digital security training online for free. I've been doing them for about a decade.
Why do people participate in small online communities? New paper from @sohwng and @jdfoote, forthcoming in #CSCW2021 @ACM_CSCW https://blog.communitydata.science/why-do-people-participate-in-small-online-communities/
I am considering the Texas abortion law in comparison to Proposition 8 in California. The latter was a right-wing success in it’s culture war, but ultimately it’s high-water mark as well. Prop 8 turned the tide in national opinion around homosexual rights. I suspect that the Texas enactment is so extreme that the country will likewise call bullshit on anti-abortion laws. But the Supreme Court will not be the catalyst for change this round.
I'm just here for the hors d'oeuvres.
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