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Inside the World's First Long-Term Storage Facility for Highly Radioactive Nuclear Waste

Another excerpt from the Underland book. This one tells the story of a tomb for radioactive waste being built in Finland. There's something really ominous about the whole concept of burying our radioactive slop and hoping a future civilisation doesn't get curious and dig it up.

Linked on the 10th of July, 2019 Details

Facebook and Silicon Valley’s hubris

Cal Newport has published an interesting post titled "The Disturbing High Modernism of Silicon Valley". It focuses on the recently leaked Facebook memo authored by Andrew “Boz” Bosworth.

Published on the 12th of April, 2018 Read full post

Bitcoin’s true promise

If you're interested in cryptocurrencies and the blockchain but sick of the constant financial speculation surrounding them, Kevin Rose interviewing Andreas M. Antonopoulos will restore your interest.

Published on the 6th of January, 2018 Read full post

My Internet Mea Culpa

Like the author, I’m from that same utopian generation that believed the internet would make the world a better place. I’m not so sure anymore.
Linked on the 31st of December, 2017 Details