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Noam Cohen / Wired:
2021 is shaping up to be a challenging year for the Wikimedia Foundation, which is finalizing a code of conduct that aims to diversify its community of editors   —  Changes proposed by the Wikimedia Foundation to diversify its community of editors raise existential questions for the online encyclopedia.
Jan 5, 2021, 3:25 AM - In context

Cecilia D'Anastasio / Wired:
Cyberpunk 2077's developer hamstrung reviewers by forcing NDAs and sending copies just days before launch to prevent players from seeing the buggy mess   —  Video game companies are increasingly putting restrictions on what reviewers can show, widening the gap between expectations and reality.
Dec 21, 2020, 8:10 AM - In context

Steven Levy / Wired:
As more writers join Substack, subscription fatigue and the pressure to deliver continuous value to paying readers may push many back to traditional pubs   —  Plus: The threat of blogs, the balkanization of social media, and a new record for America's mayor.  —  HAS there ever been a worse year than 2020?
Nov 24, 2020, 7:20 AM - In context

Gilad Edelman / Wired:
The latest congressional hearing was another parade of bad-faith arguments about Section 230, best illustrated by Senate Republicans mischaracterizing the law   —  The latest congressional hearing with Facebook's and Twitter's CEOs was another parade of bad-faith arguments.
Nov 18, 2020, 12:00 AM - In context

Patrice Peck / Wired:
A journalist's account of starting “Coronavirus News for Black Folks”, and how Black people have long had to use DIY media to work around slow, mainstream press   —  In April, I started Coronavirus News for Black Folks.  It gave me a kind of second sight.
Nov 15, 2020, 8:00 AM - In context

Noam Cohen / Wired:
Wikipedia to protect its main 2020 election page with expanded measures, like stopping new editors from making edits, that it has used to stop COVID-19 misinfo   —  The encyclopedia is determined to emerge from the insanity of a pandemic and a polarizing election with its information and reputation intact.
Oct 27, 2020, 9:45 AM - In context

Kate Knibbs / Wired:
ClickHole, whose staff became worker-owners in May, struggles to stay relevant in 2020 while reckoning with a lack of diversity and facing a financial crunch   —  The humor site has survived it all: new owners, layoffs, a culture war.  Now a worker-owned cooperative, it needs to update its voice—and bring home the bacon.
Oct 25, 2020, 6:35 AM - In context

Gilad Edelman / Wired:
A group of tech companies, publishers, and advocates unveil Global Privacy Standard, to let users opt out of the sale of personal data at the browser level   —  California's privacy law says businesses must respect universal opt-outs.  Now the technology finally exists to put that to the test.
Oct 7, 2020, 2:55 PM - In context

Aarian Marshall / Wired:
Library checkouts of ebooks are up 52% YoY since March as libraries pay an average of $40 per copy due to publisher restrictions limiting library lending   —  Checkouts of digital books from a popular service are up 52 percent since March.  Publishers say their easy availability hurts sales.
Oct 2, 2020, 8:15 AM - In context

Clive Thompson / Wired:
YouTube taught its recommendation system how to recognize and demote conspiratorial videos, but organic link-sharing and bot promotion are thwarting its efforts   —  From flat-earthers to QAnon to Covid quackery, the video giant is awash in misinformation.  Can AI keep the lunatic fringe from going viral?
Sep 19, 2020, 6:30 PM - In context

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