Apr 8

👩🏿‍⚖️ Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed as First Black Woman on U.S. Supreme Court

Plus: NYT has issued a Twitter 'reset', and more ...

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Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed as First Black Woman on U.S. Supreme Court. Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, making history as the first Black woman to ever join its ranks while leaving the ideological balance on the nation's highest court unchanged. (Laura Litvan / Bloomberg)


LEAKED MEMO: The New York Times has issued a Twitter 'reset,' urging reporters to 'meaningfully reduce how much time you're spending on the platform. NYT Executive Editor Dean Baquet said in a memo that Twitter is now 'purely optional' for staffers. Baquet said that the newsroom will provide support to journalists experiencing harassment. He added that Twitter attacks on colleagues are not… (Steven Perlberg / Business Insider)


Inside the Takedown That Shredded the Myth of Bitcoin's Anonymity. They thought their payments were untraceable. They couldn’t have been more wrong. The untold story of the case that shredded the myth of Bitcoin’s anonymity. (Andy Greenberg / WIRED)


Web3 is yet to take off despite the hype. So far, it's hard to discern mainstream uses for this technology… (Richard Waters / Financial Times)


Twitter's Edit Button Isn't Just a Simple Fix. It Could Be a Mistake. Twitter users may soon get their greatest wish: the ability to edit tweets. But unless the social network includes guardrails, users may come to rue that wish. There are lessons in how other social-media platforms designed their edit features. (Dalvin Brown / Wall Street Journal)


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