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Dogs are so good!
Humans pay more attention to words we know than new ones. Dogs apparently pay more attention to new ones.
"The researchers hypothesize that the dogs may show greater neural activation to a novel word because they sense their owners want them to understand what they are saying, and they are trying to do so."
This means dogs love us and are trying to figure out wtf we're talking about because they think we will like that and they want us to be happy.
vox media strike, unionizing Show more
> The Philadelphia Inquirer made the interesting point that a number of “new media” outlets have recently started to unionize, and it happens that the skills needed to build public support for a union dovetail nicely with the skills needed to build a following for one’s reporting on social media. “A campaign like this wouldn’t be effective without the kinds of employees who are adept at building and engaging a digital audience,”
so you're saying... we can use social media to foment unionization? to agitate, educate, and organize? hmmm... *looks at the fediverse*
@mawr Vox actually already has a union! They're the ones who organized the walkout. The walkout itself is because Vox execs refuse to listen to the unions demands, including raising entry-level wages
I'm Snail. They/them. Pleased to meet you.
same name, same content, slightly different picture of a chiton
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