Recommended Reading: How memes became political weapons

Recommended Reading: How memes became political weapons

How memes got weaponized: A short historyJoan Donovan,MIT Technology Review Memes are entertaining, but they’ve also become key weapons in politics and the spread of misinformation. This piece starts with just one of many insane stories: “In October 2016, a friend of mine learned that one of his wedding photos …

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Migrating eagles racked up a huge cellular bill

Migrating eagles racked up a huge cellular bill

Migrating eagles with tracking beacons that send texts reportedly accrued roaming charges so high that scientists had to take out a loan to pay for them, as well as attempt to raise money from a crowdfunding campaign — because some of the birds made unexpected detours (via BBC). One eagle, …

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