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petition: Conservationists face capital punishment in Iran
Release them now! (132053 signatures on petition)
posted on: 2/7/2019, 10:28:39 PM
🔮  The rights, ownership, economics & responsibilities of data. A special special. ++ #181
posted on: 9/2/2018, 7:17:28 PM
The World’s Oldest Blockchain Has Been Hiding in the New York Times Since 1995 - Motherboard By: Daniel Oberhaus
This really gives a new meaning to the “paper of record."
Key words: motherboard technology science future environment bitcoin satoshi nakamoto new york times surety oldest blockchain stuart haber scott stronetta hash chain
posted on: 8/29/2018, 10:42:41 AM
Opinion | The Strange Failure of the Educated Elite - The New York Times By: https://www.nytimes.com/by/david-brooks
The flaw in boomer leadership.
Key words: social trends us
posted on: 6/2/2018, 4:43:02 PM
"Platforms that create new possibilities.. are the single most important economic force when it comes to countering the oncoming wave of computers doing people’s jobs, and lazily written regulation that targets aggregators but constricts platforms will inevitably do more harm than good."
Tech’s Two Philosophies – Stratechery by Ben Thompson
Google and Facebook represent one philosophy, and Microsoft and Apple represent another; tech needs both, but ultimately platforms are more important than aggregators.
posted on: 5/12/2018, 6:28:22 PM
How The New York Times Is Making War With Iran More Likely
The newspaper of record and Washington think tanks are inhibiting the public from understanding Iran's perspective in regional conflicts.
posted on: 3/18/2018, 9:18:51 PM
Norwegian Vikings purchased silk from Persia - Apollon
Read this story on the University of Oslo's website.
posted on: 8/15/2017, 10:14:05 AM
"Imagine if a bunch of telecoms people had sat down in 1998 and defined what a ‘partial multimedia terminal’ and ‘advanced multimedia terminal’ would look like and what specs it would have and then told the manufacturers, or rather, the ‘suppliers’, to go away and come back in a decade with products that matched the spec. That isn’t how it happened - rather, the process of creating the technology shaped the final result. We tried many paths, and worked out the ones that worked (and in the end the telcos were not in control anymore and the ‘suppliers’ had all changed). We didn’t start with a predetermined conclusion and then go away and build it. In the same way, I sometimes think that talking about L4 or L5 presumes the shape of the outcome - instead, the outcome will be shaped by the process. "
Steps to autonomy — Benedict Evans
We talk a lot about levels of autonomy, and ask when the first ‘fully autonomous’ cars will appear. That might be the wrong way to look at it - there will be lots of different kinds of ‘autonomy’, and the ‘where’ and ‘what’ may matter as much as the ‘when’. 
posted on: 4/7/2018, 2:57:16 PM
I Played Fortnite and Figured Out the Universe - The Atlantic By: Robin Sloan
The best strategy is blasting everyone you see—until it's not.
Key words: the atlantic magazine theatlantic com news opinion breaking analysis commentary business politics culture international science technology national and life
posted on: 5/16/2018, 3:10:15 AM
LNUG #72 - April 2018 | London Node.js User Group (London, United Kingdom) | Meetup
**NOTE: LNUG is at a different venue this month! We will be at Condé Nast in Adelphi Building, 1-10 John Adam St**--------------------------------------------This month:- Paul Jensen - **End-to-end te
Key words: javascript applications frameworks libraries software development web technology open source computer programming nodejs london node js user group 17 gb
posted on: 4/19/2018, 10:11:35 PM