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Jaron Lanier still knows things:  https://www.vox.com/2018/1/16/16897738/jaron-lanier-interview

comrade spotify, comrade apple

I went to a hack day, and finished a thing!  It is called Socialist Streaming, and it lets you see what would happen if streaming…

week 138

Back in action. – If you have not read Bret Victor on the climate crisis, do so right now. – In similar heady reads, Kickstarter’s…

week 135

– If you’re not reading James Bridle, well, you can start now. – Mat Dryhurst’s SAGA is super interesting and makes me feel like some…

week 134

– A black American man has applied for refugee status in Canada, citing unjust treatment by the police. – I think I mentioned HOPSCOTCH, a…

week 126

Busy times in New York City. – My friends Peter Sobot and Matt Ogle made a dreamer.  Is it just me, or is it somewhat…

week 106

Augmented Hands.  I repeat my prediction that all human senses will eventually be mediated by computers. The Turing Complete User.  This is a thing that…

week 102

It has been a heavy few days.  Let’s talk about about what is good.  The Meet The Composer podcast series, by the seemingly tireless Nadia Sirota,…

week 101

The week where you encounter your worst fear. Secret codes embedded into Google Translate. US Central Command twitter posts videos of airstrikes. Cars that people owe…

week 83

– I finished the data classification part of my thesis.  I would not wish repetitive stress on my worst enemy. – The VARIATIONS radio series,…