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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Link Post - Weird Memes China Edition

MikeNM

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October 02, 2018

Boing Boing - Who says America doesn’t inspire the world? China embraces the culture of fat and lazy.

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Link Post - Conformity Bias

MikeNM

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October 01, 2018

r/philosophy - A short video that proves your mother right, the company you keep does affect your behavior.

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Link Post - Electronic Voting Criminally Insecure

MikeNM

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September 30, 2018

The Register - Partisan politics ensures that no one will learn the lessons of election interference in 2016, but future elections face a dire threat, the fundamental insecurity of electronic voting. The Register summarizes a report presented at DEFCON this year that should have everyone demanding paper ballots from their officials.

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Link Post - It’s Not The News, It’s You

MikeNM

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September 28, 2018

Kinght Foudnation - The Knight Foundation and Gallup teamed up to find out that partisans all believe that the media is slanted against them. It’s not that surprising, as even places like All Sides have found that everyone has a different idea of fairness. I still think that there is a fair read of the media being culturally biased, albeit . . .

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Link Post - Aging Millenial Likes Maggianos

MikeNM

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September 27, 2018

The Takeout - As millennials age out of city living, I expect these types of articles will increase. While Americans’ are smarter about food than they used to be, convenience can beat out taste. It’s good to see critics that can be just as smug about their recovering snobbery as they were in asserting it.

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