Archive for October, 2017

My saved links (weekly)

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Niklas Pivic on Twitter: "I see that @dagensnyheter has somehow given @Sarah_Bakewell a whole new look… https://t.co/8R8KZk2szV https://t.co/y22LZ8O44N" Yes! And I’ve taken up cigarette-smoking and staring into the abyss https://t.co/wI9sIaO344 pourmecoffee on Twitter: "What is even the point of satire anymore? https://t.co/dfOrDycVQU" America 2016-2017, where satire crawled to die. https://t.co/WgFiTToBXW SR Ekot on Twitter: "JUST […]

What we learn by sifting through Google’s data

Friday, October 20th, 2017

This is a very interesting and well-written article that shows how we affect others, and mainly how Google affects us.

Distraction and advertising: how we are turned daft to make money for companies

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Two great articles on the powers of distraction, advertising, individualism, and how some companies not only try to re-wire your brain, but succeed at it.

My saved links (weekly)

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

diane elyssa on Twitter: "@TwitterSafety @deray @jack @biz Because this statement is a load of crap and y'all know it. Black people get called ni**ers + coons + porch monkeys and y'all do NOTHING." @TwitterSafety @deray @jack @biz Because this statement is a load of crap and y’all know it. Black people get calleā€¦ https://t.co/y1FfIA6l3n […]

Automating the working class away: an effect of capitalism

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Are there consequences when 2 million truck drivers are automated away from employment? We can do all about this.