I honestly don’t mind paying taxes. Taxes are a flawed but useful utility that allows everyone to pay a more or less fair share towards building a communal space.
But I sure wish DOING taxes was easier.
International observers have been refused access to the Spanish supreme court to oversee the process.
Today the Spanish Supreme court trials begin against 12 Catalan political leaders for:
* allowing a debate in parliament
* defending a vote on independence
* organising peaceful demonstrations
They each face potentially 25 years in prison. These *innocent* people have already been held in prison for up to 14 months.
In Europe. In 2019.
Today's recommended Design article on Medium: https://medium.com/startup-grind/i-got-rejected-by-apple-music-so-i-redesigned-it-b7e2e4dc64bf
Absolutely amazing short documentary on a sushi master. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wAQxJeyyXo
Nice day to listen to Rapper's Delight by The Sugarhill Gang. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcCK99wHrk0
Today's recommendation is this YouTube channel called Oversimplified. Amazingly amazing. Want to understand complex historical issues in just a few minutes? Give it a try. https://www.youtube.com/user/Webzwithaz
Amazon's Ring security cameras might have been manually accessed by company employees – able to see everything that was being recorded. https://theintercept.com/2019/01/10/amazon-ring-security-camera/
Why is it important that Apple doesn't stagnate? Because it is the one major OS vendor that both seems to respect privacy and has the economic incentives to follow up on that respect.
AOSMark - Android OS upgrade scores for phone manufacturers https://www.aosmark.com/
Riot launched its new beta interface for early adopters to test it. Give it a try at https://riot.im/experimental and please submit feedback. 🙏
Media Partnerships at Facebook.
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