ᴅᴇʀᴇᴋ ᴍᴇᴀᴅ (@derektmead )

ᴅᴇʀᴇᴋ ᴍᴇᴀᴅ

Bio Producer. Priors: EIC of @vice and @Motherboard, documentaries incl. @mostunknownfilm, Goodbye Earth, Living with Jaguars, and more on platforms near you.
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Twitter Web App : I love this stat: Research by IRENA shows that $1 million invested in solar in 2010 delivered 213 kilowatts. In 2019, that same $1 million could fund just over 1 megawatt. Onward to 2030! greentechmedia.com/articles/read/… greentechmedia

Twitter Web App : As the meme rabble gets rich financially assaulting a hedge fund, truly incredible to learn that the leader of said hedge fund recently bought oceanfront property in Miami therealdeal.com/miami/2020/12/…

Twitter Web App : Sarah's students summing up Koons' work as "dog balloons" but then getting into an amazing discussion on the interplay of the natural world in artmaking vis-a-vis the Utah alien monolith has brought joy to my day

Twitter Web App : This is an eye-opening report on concentration in chip manufacturing, or in other words reason to worry a 4080 could be harder to get than the current card economist.com/business/2021/…

Twitter Web App : media people: remember those meetings with facebook five years ago about doing more video, doing live content, etc? the suspicion and insinuation and lack of clarity about what mattered and why? instagrammers are going through something similar nytimes.com/2021/01/26/sty…

Twitter Web App : I would put a Delusions of Grandeur cliff on both sides of this thing and "I work my beat hard enough that I've already heard it all/intellectually engaged but it's just another day at the office" in the middle medium.com/@zamosta/why-s…

Twitter Web App : That one person could *avoid* $2 billion in taxes is already so infuriating on so many levels that the Epstein part only offers the sweet relief of an aneurysm nytimes.com/2021/01/25/bus…

Twitter Web App : One thing I can't stop thinking about is how the pandemic could have been a chance to reimagine so much. Education, housing, tech. But instead powerful people crushed us to keep things the same at all costs.

Twitter Web App : One frustrating thing about having such an elderly political class is I don't think they really grok how terrible it is to try to raise a family in this country lx.com/community/ther…

Twitter Web App : Maybe completely ruining the social safety net, never providing childcase, paid parental leave, and relying on the unpaid labor of women to make up for gap WASN'T SUCH A GOOD IDEA twitter.com/NBCLX/status/1…

Twitter Web App : when we are told to simply trust SCIENCE---"LET THE SCIENCE SPEAK"--are we supposed to ignore that science has been built on the bodies of the marginalized with little regard for our agency & capacity to consent? are libs truly this ignorant of their colonial foundation?