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The latent complexity of software systems means they will fail, and as the famous corollary to Murphy’s Law has it, they will fail at the worst possible time, with the largest possible consequences: James Somers | The Coming Software...Show More Summary
Carl Zimmer | Genes for Skin Color Rebut Dated Notions of Race, Researchers Say: Human skin color is not a function of something we call ‘race’. Instead, there are a large number of genes, shared by all people, whose variations lead to differences in skin color. Show More Summary
JaySimons | United States of America in 2100 This is the map of the United States of America east coast and surroundings in fictional 2100 rising sea level scenario. After global warming and rising of sea level sharply escalated, sea...Show More Summary
Map: What Britain might be making in 2100 A warmer climate is set to transform Britain from a fringe player on the global wine-making scene to a major producer by the end of the 21st Century, according to a study commissioned by retailer and merchant Laithwaite’s. Show More Summary
This is a love poem. It has no business. It happens in that anyway world Where the bodies are by now decided To get all the way up, accompanied By changes in temperature and light Welcome and unwelcome both, Lie down, get up, go prone again, Get nowhere in time. Show More Summary
“Our bodies are wild. The involuntary quick turn of the head at a shout, the vertigo at looking off a precipice, the heart-in-the-throat in a moment of danger, the catch of the breath, the quiet moments relaxing, staring, reflectingShow More Summary
“It is absurd to suggest reductions in corporate tax rate from current levels will call forth some renaissance of hard work.” - | Lawrence Saunders
@jasminegartner: “If Being Concerned About AI-Driven Joblessness Is Extreme, I’m An Extremist”?—?@stoweboyd https://t.co/vXYFX59MKd http://pic.twitter.com/0ldxMdFlXq — Jasmine Gartner (@jasminegartner) October 12, 2017
prostheticknowledge: Who Wants To Be A Self Driving Car? Project from Moovel Labs lets participants experience driving in the perspective of vehicular self-driving tech: “Who Wants to be a Self-driving Car?“ is a data driven rust exercise that uses augmented reality to help people empathize with self-driving vehicle systems. Show More Summary
A North Korean propaganda poster reads, “If war breaks out in this country again, the U.S. will not be safe!” (via Trump’s Scary Strategy on North Korea - The New York Times)
Amindeh Blaise Atabong | Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis isn’t about language, but economic deprivation: Another separatist movement, this time in Cameroon, where residents in the English-speaking region of what they are calling Ambazonia...Show More Summary
“That is why a person who might be enlightened (a bodhisattva) does not always present a kind of detached and indifferent attitude but is perfectly free to allow emotions [and] attachments. Why R.H. Blyth who was a great zen man wrote...Show More Summary
wilwheaton: chiquitabanana32: “In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the US gun control debate. Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over.” -Dan Hodges Fuck the NRA. Fuck the GOP shit heels who won’t stand up to the NRA.
rendartist: #robertmontgomery #art #photography #sign #contemporaryart
@stoweboyd: Liane Hornsey, Uber’s human-resources chief, says ‘bloody’ 4 times in 15 paragraphs https://t.co/z6DJDlFHFf She’s got a bloody hard job — Stowe Boyd (@stoweboyd) October 10, 2017
@stoweboyd: Hope is an embrace of the unknown and the unknowable | Rebecca Solnithttps://t.co/6RpatqtAJQ http://pic.twitter.com/DcZuE8YIoJ — Stowe Boyd (@stoweboyd) October 10, 2017
Anderson Cooper | Shake Shack founder on changing the way restaurants do business: Is Danny Meyer a bellwether of where retail food is going? Meyer’s most controversial innovation is also his riskiest. He is trying to eliminate tipping...Show More Summary
mapsontheweb: The new Authagraph map uses triangles to create a more accurate rendition of the world.
“Suppose you had the revolution you are talking and dreaming about. Suppose your side had won, and you had the kind of society you wanted. How would you live, you personally, in that society? Start living that way now!” - | Paul Goo...
“Memory produces hope in the same way that amnesia produces despair.” - | Walter Brueggemann