We Love the Internet 2017/48: The Stay woke edition

Part 1: For the day job

Things to think about:

· Is HQ Trivia the future of TV?

· Spam is back

· The shadow of the future

· A New Phone Comes Out. Yours Slows Down. A Conspiracy? No.

· How The Internet Killed The World’s Most Important Punctuation Mark

Reference points:

· The motherboard guide to not getting hacked

· The year in push alerts

· What are the jobs of the future?

· Here’s what we learned from ordering 213 curries at Wetherspoons

· Software 2.0

· 100+ Must-Listen-To Podcasts Of 2017

Longer reads:

· Netflix, the Oscars, and the Battle for the Future of Film

· The tech industry’s gender discrimination problem

· Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow

· A mission for journalism in a time of crisis

· Amazon’s last mile

· Are we failing to protect the child stars of YouTube?

Part 2: For the lunch-break

Things to play with/watch/listen to:

· The Never-Ending Marathon of Mr. Dharam Singh

· Holding a Baby for the First Time in Slow Motion

· All Hollywood VFX Removed! What Movies Really Look Like

· Epic Dad Save

· The ‘First Lady of ISIS’

Things to look at/read:

· Why it’s harder than ever for women to break the pop charts

· Angry Twitter Users Think LeVar Burton Is LaVar Ball In The Worst Misunderstanding Ever

· The rise of D&D liveplay is changing how fans approach roleplaying

Animal corner:

· Otter Protects Mom

· Cranky kitty hates neighborhood stray

· Little girl sings to puppy

· “SANDRA CAN YOU OPEN THIS FUCKING THING BIT OF A SITUATION HERE”

· This is the best thing I’ve seen today

· Gentle boop

Tweets of the week:

· Stay Woke.

· This ref is at least 99% electric eel 1% human being

· this photo just keeps getting better the longer you look at it

· By the way, I’m not kidding here. There are 40+ pages of these two living their best/worst lives together.

· Twitter is free

· I am CRYING. The Weather Channel set up for a live shot of the Georgia Dome being imploded, and at the perfectly wrong time … this happened

· Just another day on Facebook…

· Chris Chibnall really is taking the show in a new direction.

Part 3: For the weekend

Longer reads:

· Smoke screen

· The serial killer detective

· The Director Of The Year’s Most-Hyped Movie Isn’t Playing Hollywood’s Game

· How Trump walked into Putin’s web

· Regular, Degular, Shmegular Girl From the Bronx

· Actress Roundtable: Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone and Top Stars on Harassment in Hollywood and Ideas for Industry Change

· Left behind: can anyone save the towns the economy forgot?

· In the Land of Vendettas That Go On Forever

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