Slashgear: Why The Queen’s Funeral Soon May Not Look The Same

Slashgear: Why The Queen’s Funeral Soon May Not Look The Same. “The queue to see Her Majesty’s coffin spanned almost 5 miles long in just two days, with officials keeping its length to a maximum of 10 miles. While everyone, including tourists, was invited to view The Queen’s coffin during that period, there were certain conditions guests were expected to adhere to. That means attendees were prohibited from taking selfies or using any mobile devices upon entering the Royal Palace…. The same limited coverage applied during Her Majesty’s state funeral on September 19. However, it seems like restrictions not only applied during the funeral in real time but also to media footage that has already been publicized as well.”

Phys .org: Wikipedia, a source of information on natural disasters biased towards rich countries

Phys .org: Wikipedia, a source of information on natural disasters biased towards rich countries. “As a source of information related to natural disasters, the authors show that on Wikipedia, there is a greater tendency to cover events in wealthy countries than in poor countries. By performing careful, large-scale analysis of automatic content, ‘we show how flood coverage in Wikipedia leans towards wealthy, English-speaking countries, particularly the USA and Canada,’ they claim in their work. ‘We also note that the coverage of flooding in low-income countries and in countries in South America, is substantially less than the coverage of flooding in middle-income countries,’ they add.”