Bookmarked: Paleopocalypse! - Narrated by Stephen Fry. - YouTube
Stephen Fry narrates a Hitchikers-guide style 90 seconds on the "Adams Event", 42,000 years ago.
Bookmarked: Scott Alexander on the NY times article after publication
I’ve already done what everybody with a bone to pick against the media has - moved to Substack and m...
Bookmarked: Topia - Video Chat in a Virtual World
Little map-driven group-meeting app like gather.town but prettier and better music facilities. No Fi...
Bookmarked: Adam Curtis: Social media is a scam | Idler
Bookmarked: Neuroscience shows how interconnected we are – even in a time of isolation | Coronavirus | The Guardian
Words, meaning, connection, may not be necessarily to do with physical presence
Bookmarked: Issues and hurdles when performing the initial upgrade // Mobian's Blog
Issues to bear in mind first upgrade of mobian phone
Bookmarked: “But: sovereignty” – why the question needs to keep on being asked of Brexit as to how any of this is worthwhile – The Law and Policy Blog
Bookmarked: Mindscape 132: Michael Levin
the relationship between the basic bioinformatic building blocks (genes and proteins) to the macros...
Bookmarked: It’s time for those advocating independence to level completely with Scottish voters: do you want a republic or a monarchy? Do you want a defence industry or not? (Nukes or no nukes.) Do you want a market-driven economy burdened with high debt and deficits, or a state-led one that’s going to make you as unpopular in Brussels as it will in London?
It’s time for those advocating independence to level completely with Scottish voters: do you want ...
Bookmarked: Contra Weyl On Technocracy - Astral Codex Ten
Scott Alexander defending logic and rationality again
Bookmarked: Know Your Amphetamines - Astral Codex Ten
Scott Alexander: Aderal and the other amphetamines and ADHD
Bookmarked: EFF Transition Memo to Incoming Biden Administration | Electronic Frontier Foundation
Great breifing document from EFF for incoming president Biden on digital issues
Bookmarked: A $1.2 Trillion Plan Could Kill 98%, w Stephen fry. It's Hidden By Coronavirus. - YouTube
Pindex with Stephen Fry on hypersonic nuclear weapons
Bookmarked: Yes, You Can Stop Using WhatsApp—But Don’t Make This ‘Dangerous’ Mistake
For ESET’s Jake Moore, “Signal seems to be winning the race against Telegram,” based on the contacts...
Bookmarked: ‘A Ghastly Future’? Israeli Apartheid, Biden, Starmer, Assange And Mass Extinction – Media Lens
The South African Nationalists needed the black population. That was their workforce…
‘The Israeli r...
Bookmarked: Trump's Last Day! - YouTube
Johnathan Pie on Trumps depatrure
Bookmarked: In 2016, Signal received a subpoena as part of a federal grand-jury investigation, accompanied by a gag order. A similar request to Google or Facebook likely would have yielded subscriber records with information such as names, credit-card numbers, I.P. addresses, and activity logs. A search warrant would produce e-mails and chat transcripts. Signal could only proffer the relevant phone number’s account-creation date and the date when it had last connected to Signal’s servers. This was a point of pride: Marlinspike posted responses to the gag order and subpoena on Signal’s blog.
In 2016, Signal received a subpoena as part of a federal grand-jury investigation, accompanied by a ...
Bookmarked: “In all honesty, the reason we did The Pirate Bay was to bring freedom and take back control from a centralised system,” Kolmisoppi said. “The reason that Gab et al will fail is because they're just whining bitches that have only one ideology: egotism. Sharing is caring y'all.”
“In all honesty, the reason we did The Pirate Bay was to bring freedom and take back control from a...
Bookmarked: It’s time to break up Britain | openDemocracy
Long read on the break up of the UK
Bookmarked: How North Sea Oil Shaped Britain’s Economy
The book rentier capitalism might be good. Excerpt here.