Read Webrings by Charlie OwenCharlie Owen

So, for the whippersnappers amongst you, back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth (the 90s) we had the concept of a “webring”. A webring was a bunch of related sites listed together in a central directory. You could visit this central directory and find a link to any of the member sites from there.

Read Our useless social media (Pharyngula)

People are being murdered and our governments are a shambles, and the big players in social media like to pretend that they are apolitical purveyors of totally free speech. Nothing is apolitical, and free speech has become an empty mantra recited by the deplorables to defend shitposting. Thanks to you.

Read The Lazarus effect: how the music industry saved itself – New Statesman by an author

Something is always killing music. This Christmas it was the collapse into administration of HMV, the last major high street retailer of CDs and vinyl, following “extremely weak” holiday trading. Hearteningly, people reacted less with indifference towards a fallen corporate giant and more in sadness at the loss of a venue for musical exploration and life-changing epiphanies.