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Accept more asylum seekers and increase support for refugee migrants in the UK.

Petition – With an estimated 173,100 asylum applications, Germany was the largest recipient of new asylum claims in 2014. The USA was 2nd with 121,200 asylum applications, followed by Turkey (87,800), Sweden (75,100), and Italy (63,700). By comparison, the UK…
Neil Gaiman RT @vivdunstan: @neilhimself Could you RT UK Parliament petition increase support for refugees and number asylum seekers accepted? t.co/Wo0TzpIMv8
Graham Linehan RT @MikeHolden42: Update - a picture now proven to be worth 200,000 words (= signatures) t.co/jfPgz0PAnA
Anthony De Rosa RT @fieldproducer: Petition for UK gov to accept more asylum seekers & increase support for refugee migrants just hit 200k signatures t.co/j0KDOe9iRX
Anthony DeRosa Anthony DeRosa shared a link.
about 8 hours ago
Wolfgang Blau RT @NaomiOhReally: Petition for UK to accept more refugees zoomed from 15k yesterday to 160k; will be considered for parliament debate t.co/cgLLzGE5uV
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The network's the thing

eugenewei.com – Eugene Wei – Sep 2 – Last week Instagram announced it was supporting more than just square aspect ratios for photos and videos. This led of course to a Slate article decrying the move, because Slate is that friend that has to be contrarian on every topic all the time…
Gordon Mohr ☁· ͜⌞·☁ "Plenty of companies live in [paralyzed] fear of their early adopters, who often react negatively at any change." t.co/zoo3YHMcRj
Michael Downing RT @gerstenzang: If you're in the mood for reading about networks, also read this great piece by @eugenewei t.co/3wjiiIH5EC "The network's the thing"
Marc Andreessen RT @gerstenzang: If you're in the mood for reading about networks, also read this great piece by @eugenewei t.co/3wjiiIH5EC "The network's the thing"
Alex Rainert "The network's the thing" from @eugenewei runneth over with insights on social network design. t.co/Btz3KTcOIQ t.co/EvPiTMPk7L
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How Trump Invented Trump

Bloomberg – Past Trump Tower's bow-tied doorman, through a shiny revolving door, toward the 60-foot waterfall, up a dim elevator, after glass doors and smiling assistants, Donald J. Trump, chairman of the Trump Organization, sits with pictures of himself to…
Paul Kedrosky This para from @maxabelson on Trump's business is money: His main business is being Donald. t.co/zrECZz0tQo t.co/2UvuNkW6vN
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Aol Confirms It Has Acquired Millennial Media In $238M Deal To Expand In Mobile Ads

TechCrunch Ingrid Lunden (@ingridlunden) – Sep 3 – This just in: Aol, itself acquired by Verizon earlier this year, has announced that it is acquiring Millennial Media as it continues to build out its presence in digital advertising and specifically mobile ads. Aol will be paying $1.75/share for…
Fuego Aol Confirms It Has Acquired Millennial Media In $238M Deal To Expand In Mobile Ads t.co/d7aXwkQUja via @TechCrunch
Michael Downing RT @NiemanLab: AOL acquires mobile advertising company Millennial Media t.co/Bgh9O6273N
Nieman Lab AOL acquires mobile advertising company Millennial Media t.co/Bgh9O6273N
Michael E. Driscoll "AOL Confirms It Is Buying Millennial Media In $238M Deal To Expand In Mobile Ads" t.co/d7AkaJCXJ2
Jason M. Lemkin '@StrictlyVC: AOL Confirms It Is Buying Millennial Media In $238M Deal To Expand In Mobile Ads t.co/S7PrEBJjyA' non-icorn
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Soon, publishers will be able to determine when smartphone users are bored and push content at them

niemanlab.org – Aug 10 – LINK: pielot.org ➚ | Posted by: Laura Hazard Owen | September 2, 2015 Researchers out of Spain have developed a machine-learning model that they say can recognize when mobile phone users are bored, then push content at those users.
Michael Downing RT @journalismnews: Soon, publishers will be able to determine when smartphone users are bored and push content at them t.co/LVS7ooA5mC via @NiemanLab
NewsWhip It looks like publishers may soon be able to detect when smartphone users are bored, and push content at them - t.co/YgWr9gKIzk
Stefan Constantine Publishers are using a smartphone's sensors to detect when you're "bored" so they can send you content. t.co/wbRq8z5NIE
Craig Saila Crash goes the Attention Economy: Publishers will soon push content to the phones of people who've got time to spare t.co/oVLifpNjeM
Thomas Baekdal Soon, publishers will be able to determine when smartphone users are bored and push content at them <= stop this! t.co/XIlf59vi6s
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Cruising the Carpool: Are Lyft Line and UberPool the New Tinder?

recode.net – Carmel DeAmicis – Sep 3, 9:00 AM – Mitchell, 26, uses the carpool versions of Uber and Lyft — called UberPool and Lyft Line — to meet women. Here's his routine: Check the app to see who he's matched with (Lyft Line will show the person's Facebook picture; UberPool…
Alex Kantrowitz Finding love on Uber Pool: "It's speed-dating on demand, and the people doing it say it's better than Tinder." t.co/aEVC1UjoHL
Fuego Cruising the Carpool: Are Lyft Line and UberPool the New Tinder? t.co/v07FOqUG3J via @mathewi
Selena Larson a driver tried to set me up once and i complained to the company. t.co/soAPnYK5QK
Selena Larson Romance can happen via carpool, but also I've been uncomfortably hit on by almost every dude I shared a ride with, so t.co/soAPnYK5QK
Hacker News YC Cruising the Carpool: Are Lyft Line and UberPool the New Tinder? t.co/WlKE24IQbu (cmts t.co/2ItJFIQS3I)
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Facepalm Pilot: Where Technology Meets Stupidity: An Interactive Guide to Ambiguous Grammar.

mcsweeneys.net – Vijith Assar – Depending on whom you ask, the use of the active voice over the passive is arguably the most fundamental writer's maxim, thought to lend weight, truth, and power to declarative statements. This absolutist view is flawed, however, because language…
stacy-marie ishmael RT @anildash: Absolutely fantastic @vijithassar interactive exploration of passive language used to shirk responsibility: t.co/vbJNa6SA1C
stacy-marie ishmael RT @vijithassar: I made an interactive project for @mcsweeneys about the language of our world t.co/rBmCmSnAwR
Brian Boyer RT @vijithassar: alternate title: "A Very Important Grammar Lesson For White People" t.co/rBmCmSnAwR
Julie Ann Horvath RT @anildash: Absolutely fantastic @vijithassar interactive exploration of passive language used to shirk responsibility: t.co/vbJNa6SA1C
Graham Linehan RT @jonswaine: This is brilliant. "Officer-involved shooting" and the police department passive voice, dissected at @mcsweeneys: t.co/Q1b3qQ9eni
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Inside Facebook's plan to build a better school

theverge.com – CaseyNewton – Sep 3, 9:01 AM – Not long after, Sego was touring Summit Denali, a public charter school in Sunnyvale, California. With him was Priscilla Zuckerberg, wife of the Facebook founder and his partner in philanthropy. The Zuckerbergs had been drawn to Summit Public…
Jessica Guynn Verge's @caseynewton has the inside scoop on Facebook's plan to build education software t.co/bdAqMV1c4T via @verge
Rachael Horwitz RT @gatesed: How @SummitPS teachers collaborate w/ @Facebook engineers to make learning personalized & student-centered: t.co/1CJ5FoNjBx
Tracy Chou Inside Facebook's plan to build a better school t.co/98PwxArgg1
Casey Newton RT @RachaelRad: Things I hope to do more of in the future: bring @CaseyNewton to a middle school: t.co/9IFH5ePxPr #HeIsTall #GoodWithKids
Rachael Horwitz Things I hope to do more of in the future: bring @CaseyNewton to a middle school: t.co/9IFH5ePxPr #HeIsTall #GoodWithKids
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One of the biggest mistakes I've made in my career - Twenty Years in the Valley

Medium – Andrei Herasimchuk – Sep 1, 9:15 PM – I wrote scripts in my Director project so “menus” would open, showing proposed changes to terminology and keyboard shortcuts. I toggled “buttons” on and off and put cursors on the screen to mimic tool selections or…
Marc Hedlund So much to learn in this reflection: t.co/EomPBUmiVP (via @cap)
Hack Design One of the biggest mistakes I've made in my career t.co/W3UwnAht0H
julius tarng RT @jedmund: I've been disillusioned w/ the tech & design community lately (see: unemployment) but this is #requiredreading: t.co/kFUejwe9Vj
Cemre Güngör Designer of photoshop tells why "I never built another prototype while working at Adobe again." t.co/fSWkibRKlL
Brad Gessler Great article about why designers should learn how to code. t.co/EhlONmdj0J
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Neu Venture Capital Investor Update

reactionwheel.net – Jerry Neumann – Sep 2, 8:54 PM – Dear Neu Venture Capital investor, Our frequent informal communications have generally taken the form of late night discussions where you vent your darkest fears about us losing all of your money and in return we rant like The Joker about burning…
Leo Polovets .@ganeumann's "Neu Venture Capital Investor Update" is a wonderful read. t.co/BwHfhtriin
Peter Kafka You don't know about the companies @ganeumann invests in but you should read his investor letter anyway. t.co/pYxxaU1CeZ
Peter Kafka "Trend of startups neither dying nor exiting can only last until everybody on earth has their own personal startup." t.co/pYxxaU1CeZ
Jeff Dachis Welcome to the First Septannual Neu Venture Capital Investor Update: t.co/Fqua9W8Wsj via @ganeumann
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