‘I wonder if I’ve saved a woman from suicide’: my job on the London Underground

People expect me to know about every form of transport, but the best part of my job is helping tourists understand the tube Monday I work as a customer service assistant on a major central London Underground station. We are the people who staff the gatelines, ticket halls, and platforms. Half of my working day is taken up with pointless queries about how to get to Leeds, Brighton, Colchester, which platform do trains leave from, how long will it take, …

Disabled voters left behind in push to amp up 2020 security, advocates say

Hand-marked paper ballots are widely seen as most secure, but advocates say voting machines are best for disabled access Russian attacks on American democracy in 2016, carried out over the internet, have triggered a national debate over the use of technology in the United States upcoming 2020 elections. But some of the best ways to beef up the Original Article : HERE ;

Should dating apps tell us how sexy we are? | Coco Khan

App algorithms rank results so dating opportunities end up being hoarded by the few. One app told me my score, says Coco Khan, a Guardian Weekend columnist Marks out of 10: how attractive do you think you are? Perhaps youd describe yourself as a six on a good hair day, or seven when youve caught the sun? Attractiveness, after all, is subjective, and can change from day to day. Besides, isnt beauty in the eye of the beholder? But the …