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The Epstein scandal at MIT shows the moral bankruptcy of techno-elites.

The cardinal error of such analysis, however, lies in its tendency to
mistake structural transformations of global capitalism for zeitgeisty
trends in the history of ideas.

The techno-optimism of the 90s was just a smoke screen.

Linked on the 8th of September, 2019 Details

Lost wallets largely get returned.

A study finds that people generally return lost wallets when found. The rate even goes up if the amount inside is higher. Curiously, not in the Vatican.

Linked on the 22nd of June, 2019 Details

Long Island Iced Tea rebrands to Long Blockchain and its shares go crazy

No bubble here, move along…
Linked on the 22nd of December, 2017 Details

The web we may have lost…

Christian Heilmann on the net neutrality ruling and the importance of free access to read and publish information.
Linked on the 18th of December, 2017 Details

Passenger warning

I spent a couple of days in London last week. While on a tube journey, this lovely little stealth intervention on a carriage wall caught my eye.

Published on the 18th of November, 2016 Read full post

A long range forecast of our dark future

Charles Stross pulls together a rather apocalyptic, but all too believable, forecast for the next decade. An explosive cocktail of climate change, mass-migration, growing xenophobia and financial crazyness.

Published on the 10th of January, 2016 Read full post