So Facebook got rid of its human editors and let algorithms take over the task of presenting the trending news of the day. And it was almost immediately a disaster. I’ve been trying to tell everyone on the Internet this for years. I am the algorithm.

+ NPR: Dogs understand tone and meaning of words. (But they probably don’t understand why researchers keep sliding them into brain scanning machines.)

+ Exclusive: Donald Trump’s Unabridged Health Assessment.

+ “New lookouts often have all these plans, they’re going to read all these books, or paint, or photograph, or learn an instrument. Then they’re amazed by how much they just sit there on the catwalk, watching weather. Those who can be content with themselves, and not having a list, have the most success.” From The Guardian: Freaks on the peaks: the lonely lives of the last remaining forest fire lookouts.