- How Friendships Change in Adulthood
- 1000 dreams – 1000 Dreams seeks to change prevailing refugee narratives through a storytelling project that tells the stories of 1000 refugees across Europe. 1000 Dreams is entirely authored by storytellers with a refugee background.
- Il “collasso del contesto” sui social – ‘Why do innocuous opinions shared initially with a small, complicit audience often provoke disproportionate and polarizing reactions on platforms?’ … use a translator to get the most out of this Italian post;
- EU Prize for Women Innovators 2020
- Tech Companies Are Profiling Us From Before Birth — la medaglia ha sempre due lati…
- Your most impactful Web Vital — “Google is about to begin using Core Web Vitals as a ranking factor. So here’s a friendly reminder for everyone that network payload a.k.a. page weight a.k.a. page size is the most impactful metric on your Lighthouse report – even if it’s not deemed a Core Web Vital by Google.”
- How To Stop Instagram From Tracking Everything You Do — a Wired article on how the Facebook-owned app doesn’t give users complete control, but shows ways to limit the data it collects and the types of ads you see;
- Why beginners should teach
- How-to write more professional emails
- L’importanza di fare come Keith Jarrett a Colonia nel 1975 — a post on how your greatest moment in life can come anytime. Use a translator to enjoy it…
- Notizie Che Non Lo Erano (Cit.) — When you’ve fininshed reading the previous post, don’t close the translator but please read this blog post from my friend Pietro Izzo that unfolds the story of a photo he took in Turin in the early days of Pandemic in Italy that went viral, as a manifesto of the drama we lived in. But, in fact, the photo itself told nothing but a queue of ambulances in the streets of the city…
You should forgive me, but this time I have two posts in Italian that are well worth a read. One is a short one, about pushing ourselfs ‘further’. The second one is about a story with my friend Pietro shooting a photo, and how it went viral communicating something entirely different than the picture that he has taken.
Jill Lepore’s new book looks into the origins of our diet of misinformation, conspiracy theories, and clickbait.The New York Review
- The Truth Is Paywalled But The Lies Are Free – should I add more to that title?
- How TikTok recommends videos #ForYou — if you’re into the platform for the business, this could be useful;
- American Migration Patterns Should Terrify the GOP — “Millennial movers have hastened the growth of left-leaning metros in southern red states such as Texas, Arizona, and Georgia. It could be the biggest political story of the 2020s.”
That’s it for this week, just 3 items… but dense.
- Every Zoom Security and Privacy Flaw So Far, and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself — OK, Zoom ha become the de-facto synonymous of ‘video conferencing’ – a bit like of how googling stands for web searching — and we all have to face the privacy menace bonded with its usage. TidBits has prepared a “state of the art" article following each vulnerability and its respective countermeasure;
- How COVID-19 Has Impacted Media Consumption, by Generation – a nice collection of infographics about ‘media’ consumption usage all over the world following the home quarantine evetywhere in the world;
- The Great Empty — the New York Times dives us a magnificent photo-report of the human world emptied by men’s presence …
Day 48 of our quarantine, seems like in less than 15 days we will start a ‘phase 2’ after this world embracing pandemia has reached us. Let’s hope for the better … even if the intolerance to the rules of a part of the population and the lack of enough individual protection devices for everybody – in Italy and in the rest of the world – scares me a lot.
Stay safe, and good luck!