Link Post - Saturday Morning In The 36 Chambers

This is great editing

MikeNM

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June 20, 2018

via Laughing Squid

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Link Post - When Silicon Valley Was Counter Culture

Before becoming the halcyon days of the new yuppies, Silicon Valley was ruled by the weirdos.

MikeNM

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June 19, 2018

Boing Boing - Boing Boing links the story on how drugs lead to Hypercard. It got me thinking about how the original early days of computers were ruled by all these weirdos obsessed with making new stuff. Most of them were still in it for the money, but their techno-utopianism at least didn't feel like a mask used to fleece VC and exit . . .

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Link Posts - The Media And Copycats

How the media influences suicide and mass shootings.

MikeNM

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June 19, 2018

CSI - In an article at the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Stuart Vyse examines the connections between media reporting on mass shootings and celebrity suicide and increased rates of both in recent years. He is quick to point out that the media isn't solely responsible and there are public health steps that can improve these trends as . . .

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Link Post - Best Of The Worst

Ozzyman Reviews The Flops

MikeNM

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June 18, 2018

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Link Post - The US Isn’t The Only Government Bad For Tech

EU Regulating copyright like its 1999

MikeNM

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June 17, 2018

Boing Boing - When you look back at this era, regardless of how the results are, this will be defined by the fight to save the Internet from government overreach and massive monopolies.

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Link Post - Restoring Your Mac's Function Keys

Fixing One Of The More Annoying Things In My Life

MikeNM

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June 14, 2018

Stack Exchange - This is something that always annoyed me since you need F11 and F12 to trigger BIOS on VM's, step through the debugger in Powershell ISE, and a host of other enterprise functions frustratingly out of reach.

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Link Post - Failures In Skepticism

Pink Slime, Ick Factors, And Other Adventures In Science Education

MikeNM

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June 13, 2018

CSI Blog - This is an interesting thought that going directly after peddlers of pseudoscience, Skeptics give a bigger platform and legitimacy to scaremongers like the Food Babe. It isn't bad as shills like Oprah and Dr. Oz who flagrantly profit of bullshit, but different tactics are needed to keep people from being fleeced.

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