Facebook Now Suppresses Untrustworthy Sites to Weed out Fake News

What an excruciatingly miniscule amount of effort for the largest social media platform. But then again, not all members of this community are human beings. Followers you say? Technically they’re bots. Just like their master! Clearly he’s not human. </donvy>

Facebook Now Suppresses Untrustworthy Sites to Weed out Fake News

Facebook Now Suppresses Untrustworthy Sites to Weed out Fake Newshttps://www.idropnews.com/news/fast-tech/facebook-will-suppress-certain-news-sites-weed-fake-news/70562/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=05042018&utm_term=NewsletterDuring a speech this week at Menlo Park, California’s Rosewood Sand Hill hotel, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced to an audience of high-ranking media executives that his company’s platform has begun ranking news organizations and their pages based on “trustworthiness,” in what appears to be the social media-giant’s next foray into combating so-called “fake news.”

What “Isle of Dogs” Gets Right About Japan

What Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs” Gets Right About Japan | The New Yorker

What Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs” Gets Right About Japan | The New Yorkerhttps://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/what-isle-of-dogs-gets-right-about-japan?mbid=nl_041418_Daily&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=13315425&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1381232165&spReportId=MTM4MTIzMjE2NQS2To say that the film dehumanizes the Japanese is to assume the primacy of an English-speaking audience.

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How Andrew Garfield in London’s ‘Angels in America’ Is Broadcast to International Screens

National Theatre Live 'Angels In America': How Andrew Garfield in London Play Is Broadcasted Internationally | Hollywood Reporter

National Theatre Live ‘Angels In America’: How Andrew Garfield in London Play Is Broadcasted Internationally | Hollywood Reporterhttp://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/national-theatre-live-angels-america-how-andrew-garfield-london-play-is-broadcasted-internationally-1023118The critically acclaimed stagings of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer-winning play, which are set in New York at the height of the AIDS crisis, is presented in two parts: Millennium Approaches on July 20 and Perestroika on July 27. The breakthrough broadcast initiative National Theatre Live is bringing the live performance to more than 2,500 venues in 60 countries. “Unless you travel to London and buy a ticket, you can’t see these shows. This process democratizes the art for a very broad audience.”

Don’t Fall for the ‘Memory’ Pills Targeting Baby Boomers

https://www.wired.com/story/dont-fall-for-the-memory-pills-targeting-baby-boomers?mbid=nl_62217_p4&CNDID=49046367Prevagen is just one of many nootropics on the market, each aimed at a different kind of audience. There’s Brain Dust, made by spiritual hippie foodie guru Amanda Chantal Bacon, which targets the Gwyneth Paltrow-admiring Goop set. There’s Qualia, made by a group called Neurohacker Collective, that appears targeted at professionals and emphasizes its scientific approach, and Nootrobox, which offers a whole cocktail of different brain enhancers and a complete guide to biohacking—to name just three.

17 Web Design Trends That Will Take Over 2017

17 Web Design Trends That Will Take Over 2017 | ZURB Blog

17 Web Design Trends That Will Take Over 2017 | ZURB Bloghttp://zurb.com/article/1467/17-web-design-trends-that-will-take-over-Designers working on web projects in 2017, in some ways, face more challenges than ever before. They have to create engaging websites, apps, and services that work seamlessly across all devices and work for a global audience at a pace that seems to speed up every year. That audience too is more tech savvy, have higher expectations and are more design literate than ever before and expect near perfection. Faced with these challenges, it’s more important than ever for designers to be aware of emerging trends, solutions and patterns that can help them solve common issues, capture the full attention of their audiences, and deliver amazing experiences.

Paper engineer Matthew Shlian is back with amazing new art and promising solo exhibition

by Sharee Ann Narciso-Tolentino @ designfaves.com

We have previously posted a story about Matthew Shlian’s amazing paper art a few years ago. But if you’re thinking that’s all we’ll be seeing from the unique sculptor, you couldn’t be more wrong. He is back with new artwork that will amaze any audience. On his website, Shlian says, “Researchers see paper engineering as a metaphor for scientific principals; I see their inquiry as a basis for artistic inspiration. In my studio, I am a collaborator, explorer, and inventor. I begin with a system of folding and at a particular moment the material takes over.”

Trump’s inauguration crowd: Sean Spicer’s claims versus the evidence

by Elle Hunt @ theguardian.com

Photographs of the National Mall in Washington DC and public transport figures for the city flatly contradict Sean Spicer’s angry insistence that Donald Trump drew “the largest audience ever to witness an inauguration, period, both in person and around the globe”.

In his blistering debut as White House press secretary on Saturday, Spicer accused journalists of reporting inaccurate crowd numbers and using misrepresentative photographs “to minimise the enormous support” that he claimed the new president enjoyed at his swearing-in.

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