Stuff I bookmarked recently. Some off topic, some not:
Amazon Delivery Drivers Forced to Sign ‘Biometric Consent’ Form or Lose Job
This linked to an article from March 3rd:
“Five senators wrote a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos on Wednesday, demanding more context around the company’s recent deployment of AI-equipped cameras in some of its delivery vans.”
That article linked to another article from February 3rd:
“The cameras record drivers “100% of the time” while they’re on their route and flag a series of safety infractions, including failure to stop at a stop sign, speeding and distracted driving.
Amazon says the cameras will help it improve safety in its delivery network, but drivers and experts have raised concerns about the potential for heightened employee surveillance and a lack of privacy.”
2021 Digital Detox Challenge: Can You Survive 24 Hours without Tech?
“If you’d like to be paid to unplug from all your screens and smart tech for 24 hours, you can apply below. If you’re selected and complete the challenge, we’ll reward you with $2,400 and an Amazon gift card for surviving the day. Plus, you’ll help curb your smartphone cravings.”
Popeye was right: Spinach really does make your muscles stronger
“It turns out Popeye the Sailor Man was right, spinach really does make you stronger. A new study finds just one serving of leafy greens a day boosts muscle function, especially in the legs. Researchers say the cartoon icon’s favorite food can even protect older people from frailty.”