Google Introduces Tool to Improve Online Conversation
... because, apparently, expecting people to choose courtesy on their own isn't working.
Google’s new project aims to clean up comment sections - TechCrunch https://apple.news/ASXliu5McRSGrLeRzbA2wZA
On a Related Theme: tools for parenting digital kiddos
A root content blocker may help keep porn away from your children (not a bad idea for others either)
Keep Porn Away from Your Kids with This Root Content Blocker for Android - WonderHowTo https://apple.news/Ax6MbfdZ9P22WSmPjnwfeBQ
A tool to help limit screen time
unGlue helps parents set screen time limits on any device - TechCrunch https://apple.news/AljHUZqj6Rue6j9l-LbeXJA
A Tool to Protect Us While Using Tech Tools
Or you could just log off and pay attention while you commute (by foot or car)
Special lights to help 'smartphone zombies' cross the road installed - Mirror Online https://apple.news/AeGApZsvHQxmjURmYZ23WVg
Proving That the Internet Can be Informative as Well as Contentious
Here are some links with interesting, useful, and even educational content.
This gorgeous video about the Hubble Space Telescope puts our existence into perspective - The Verge https://apple.news/A7gBK5NhpRRaN9yu1z7ysPQ
Google adds Barbara Bush’s taco recipe and other presidential artifacts to online collection - The Verge https://apple.news/AUO_XAlziSuGmu5b8k79ozA
The Giphy library now includes over 2,000 American Sign Language GIFs - Mic https://apple.news/AQXX0PvsASiubqgPeCqllFQ
A bolder, risk-taking NASA? Agency looking at Orion crew launch in 2019 - Ars Technica https://apple.news/AsRcYoWn-RMyp0TTxSMraJQ
So, here's to being more courteous AND more informed!