I agree with the word & intent of the Harper's letter, as well as this tweet. Free isn't Free...and social media (as it exists today) will always warp the discussion. Time will tell if people would pay for the privilege of sharing their photos of cats, poorly lit food and memes.
20 years ago during the dotcom bubble crash, my company moved to a four-day workweek. We decided to do a 10% reduction in salary instead of 20% and work Monday-Thursday. We didn't miss a beat and that company is still in business today. https://qz.com/1877960/the-four-day-work-week-is-catching-on-amid-coronavirus/
There’s a lot to dislike about 2020, but I’m going to celebrate that it’s a year where people actually read the terms of service, and make purchasing decisions off it. That wasn’t happening in 2010. Privacy matters, policies matter.
This has always seemed wise. I'd rather it didn't take a #pandemic to do it, but it makes for at least one silver lining. (I didn't know that Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky and New York had already done it in some form).
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam makes Election Day a holiday and expands early voting https://cnn.it/2y5Q2Ia
Richard Haass, head of the Council on Foreign Relations, wants us to educate Iranians about the cost of their “imperial foreign policy.” In a 2000 speech called “Imperial America” Haass said the US needed an “imperial foreign policy” & was worried we wouldn’t spend enough on it.
"I love Hogwarts and would love to be a professor there, but I'm glad I'm not the administrator in charge of many of their tenured educators." @Starr Sackstein, NBCT discusses "tragic" teaching practices in the #HarryPotter series. http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/work_in_progress/2017/12/tragic_teaching_practices_in_t.html?cmp=so... #EWopinion
5 Hacks for Going Google at Your School http://hacklearning.org/5-hacks-going-google-school/