Link Post - Android Goes Dumb

MikeNM

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October 09, 2018

The Register - An app free smart phone won’t be for everyone. Is it bad I really want one of these just for the novelty?

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Link Post - Flying Heads For Halloween

MikeNM

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October 09, 2018

Hackaday - I have to admire the ingenuity of turning a drone into a flying decapitated head. Bonus points for making it a 3D print of his own head.

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Link Post - Andrew WK, OG Troll

MikeNM

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October 09, 2018

Stereogum - So while I really like this deep investigation into the idea that Andrew WK may have spent a decade and a half trolling his fans and the press, but it depresses me that this is one of the best pieces of investigative journalism next to the NYT story on telling us things we already knew about Trump's money.

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Link Post - Dehumanization They Take Away Your Name

MikeNM

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October 07, 2018

AV Club - From the department of unintentional insights, apparently the Top Minds crowd has decided they’re the only ones who are truely informed. While dehumanizing political opponents isn’t anything new, it is interesting to see the millenial manifestation. Well and it’s an excuse to share the Subhumans song.

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Link Post - Replacing Catcher In The Rye

MikeNM

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October 07, 2018

Electric Literature - There are some good picks on here, though my pick isn’t. Frank Portman’s King Dork, which can still give some context to Catcher, but with more contemporary and relatable angst.

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Link Post - Too Corrupt To Care

MikeNM

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October 04, 2018

The Economist - This is a great editorial about the long-term effects of corruption on the market.

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Link Post - The Kavanaugh Battle

MikeNM

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October 04, 2018

Five Thirty-Eight - I think that the idea that midterms are all about engagement isn't a new one. It appears that the current battle over Kavanaugh, regardless of how you feel about it, is pushing turnout for both parties now. Taking what should usually be a more sedate midterm, and amping it up to Presidential level is going to be . . .

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