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This really is amazing and a great watch!

It's Been 50 Years: Take Some Time This Weekend To Watch Doug Engelbart's Mother Of All Demos

Normally, on the weekend, we look back at what we wrote about on Techdirt five, ten and fifteen years ago, but I'm going to pre-empt at least a bit of that with this post. Ten years ago, we wrote about the 40th anniversary of the famous and...

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@bgcarlisle @daviding Posting a #ContentWarning for the retweet of an official Government of #Canada travel advisory is beyond absurd.

This is an official Government statement, and not at all political. This post offers helpful advice to Canadians who might travel abroad. You wish to censor this?

You wish to categorize an official government travel advisory as political? Please rethink your logic.

When tourism accounts for one in 10 jobs worldwide, can a more "sustainable and responsible" way that benefits local communities be found?

> The [United Nations' World Tourism Organization] forecasts 1.8 billion trips by 2030, up from 1.2 billion in 2016. Add in the 5 billion domestic trips now, and that's a lot of tourists. Cheap airfare is helping to fuel the growth, along with massive growth in international travel from countries like China.

"Managing overtourism an increasing feature of global travel" | Pan Pylas | Nov. 15, 2017 at

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