Beirut Residents Protest Garbage Pile-Up In Their City Waste has been sitting in the sun uncollected for a week after a major landfill was closed.
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Tuesday night, I had just finished dinner. Typically, my laptop is open across the table to check in with the news missed over the course of the day. At 9 p.m. PST, I typed in Wikipedia.org to see if their blackout had kicked in yet. And there it was—the first blackout of many over the next 12 hours. It’s weird, because, well… it was simple. That’s all it takes. It’s not the interface. It’s the action. The emotional ripple that streamlines from the stance alone awaits me.
I accidentally fell asleep with the lights on and laptop on my belly. From the moment I woke up on Wednesday, it was an intense sugar rush. Dozens of Firefox tabs were open, and click click click. URLs were entered, and there it all was.
You have never seen #000 (black) applied in a more meaningful way. Click through to check out screenshots I took yesterday morning showcasing the designs used in the great internet blackout.
Mozilla helped lead the message and protest.
I was looking for educational institutions that would show their lack of support. Thank you, iSchool at Syracuse.
It’s not black, but hey… I’m saying “NOPA” with Minecraft.