Link Post - The Future Of Batteries

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

October 04, 2018

The Conversation - This is a good layman's guide to the various advances in batteries. Considering the number of high profile fires linked to Lithium-Ion, as well as some of the problematic mining practices, some of these possibilities could be very important.

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Link - Everyone Likes A Do Nothing Politician

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

October 04, 2018

Five Thirty-Eight - The guys over at Five Thirty-Eight look at the ebb and flow of voters between the parties. The data at least bears out that everyone loves a party until they actually pass laws. Then they turn all distracted boyfriend and lean back toward the other party. I think that this more like the slim sliver of moderates don't . . .

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Book Review - Creative Quest

MikeNM

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October 04, 2018

Not many people can make the rise from Underground Hip-Hip to be the modern day Doc Severinsen. That distinction alone would be enough to make Questlove an authority on creativity, add in that The Roots made some of the most original hip-hop of the late 90's and early 2000's and this was on my must read list.

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Link Post - The Beginning Of The Ray Gun Era

MikeNM

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October 03, 2018

Cosmos - No warp drive, no teleporter, no replicator, just spandex and now phasers. Good job humanity.

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Link Post - My Cat's In A Supergroup

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

October 02, 2018

NME - NME might not be in print anymore but that doesn't stop them from doing the crankiest sort of music journalism. This is a great takedown of how loose the term supergroup has become.

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Link Post - Downpayment On The Afterlife

MikeNM

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October 02, 2018

Boing Boing - There's probably no lower form of con-man than a slick preacher fleecing the poor out of the meager earning for a downpayment on the afterlife. This isn't surprising to anyone, but it is a good excuse to share one of my favorite Carlin bits.

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Link Post - Industrialized Surveillance

MikeNM

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October 02, 2018

Meduza - A journalist makes his way to the land of the Uyghurs, a Chinese Muslim minority. There he finds a wholly controlled society, in what is likely the future of repression around the world.

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