Items for October 2021

La montagne de déchets électroniques pèsera cette année plus que la Muraille de Chine

"As of this year, the mountain of electronic waste will weigh more than the Great Wall of China."

Tags: tech, environment

Street Views

Long, stunning dive into the history of urban photography at the intersection of technology and society.

Tags: media, tech, history, society, cities

13 Staircases Blanketed with Prismatic Murals Evocative of Andean Textiles Run Through Lima’s Hills

Tags: travel, architecture, media

The race to save indigenous languages using automatic speech recognition

Tags: language, representation, tech

It seems to me the makers of Wayland want all the clout of becoming the new X11, only without putting in any of the work.

Tags: computers

.io considered harmful

Tags: internet, politics, history

Fire at Romanian COVID-19 hospital kills seven people

Tags: romania, health, politics