Wired UK | Alice*, a 31-year-old director from London, has been breaking the coronavirus lockdown rules. “I almost don’t want to tell you this,” she says, lowering her voice. Her violation? Once a week, Alice, who lives alone, walks to the end of her garden to meet her best friend Lucy*.
Wired UK | Walk through the City of London, and know what it feels like to be the only person alive. There is no traffic. Gleaming steel and glass skyscrapers are deserted. The streets from Farringdon to Billingsgate are so quiet, you can hear birds chirping.
VICE | In 1936, a family of Russian Old Believers journeyed deep into Siberia’s vast taiga to escape persecution and protect their way of life. The Lykovs eventually settled in the Sayan Mountains, 160 miles from any other sign of civilization. In 1944, Agafia Lykov was born into this wilderness. Watch: 35:44
MIT Technology Review | Forgetting for a moment that this is coming from the same guy who famously explained in 2011 “why software is eating the world,” Andreessen, an icon of Silicon Valley, does have a point.