Replied to How Long Should a Podcast Be? by Jeremy CherfasJeremy Cherfas
Podnews has a piece that many podcasters could usefully read. The bit that resonated was this quote from Roman Mars: If you have 100,000 listeners and you edit out one useless minute you are saving 100,000 wasted minutes in the world. Youโ€™re practically a hero. Not quite a hero, I can at least cou...
I think that you capture something important here Jeremy. For me what matters is how much effort has been given to edit the content and remove the cruft.
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Bookmarked Human rights for the 21st century: by Margaret Atwood, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Dave Eggers and more by Margaret Atwood, Josh Cohen, Dave Eggers, James Bridle, Anne Enright, Olivia Laing, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Bill McKibbon (the Guardian)
As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, leading authors reimagine it for today
  • The right to be a person, not a thing (Margaret Atwood)
  • The right to an inhabitable planet (Bill McKibben)
  • The right to live free from blame (Anne Enright)
  • The right to understand (James Bridle)
  • The right to live free from discrimination (Reni Eddo-Lodge)
  • The right not to work (Josh Cohen)
  • The right to define yourself (Olivia Laing)
  • The right to a life offline (Dave Eggers)
Bookmarked Australia's war on encryption: the sweeping new powers rushed into law by Paul Karp (the Guardian)
Australia has made itself a global guinea pig in testing a regime to crack encrypted communication
Paul Karp discusses the new digital laws that have been passed meaning that providers can now be asked to provide access to users.

While a law enforcement agency may only be targeting one criminal suspect, that does not mean a technological trap will not harm others.

Danny O’Brien from EFF also provides context on this change.

Tristan Greene argues that it will kill the Australian tech scene:

Another way of putting it: Australiaโ€˜s tech scene will soon be located on the Wayback Machine.