Link Post - Cheap Chargers Kill Your Battery

Why the charger matters in the life of your phone.

MikeNM

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June 25, 2018

Motherboard - This is a great explainer on why you want more than just a cheap USB to lightning cable when charging your phone.

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Reading List - Know It All By Michael Kupperman

MikeNM

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June 22, 2018

Know-It-All By Micheal Kupperman

I’m still on the comics kick, but honestly, because I can plow through one of these in a day or so. I’m making a slower plod through a nonfiction book right now that’ll end up here in a couple of weeks.

Michael Kupperman is an underground comics artist, probably best known for his work on TV . . .

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Link Post - How To Be Internet Famous

Desperate Journalists + Paranoia = Your Next Viral Hit

MikeNM

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June 22, 2018

Digital Trends - As we all start to be surrounded by more and more technology that people don't understand, these sort of things are inevitable. Amazon wants to sell you crap, not use an immobile speaker to murder everyone. Get which genre of dystopia you live in straight.

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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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