U.S. Wants to Make It Easier to Wiretap the Internet
People of the book: The true history of the Koran in America apophatic: For most Americans, the Koran remains a deeply foreign book, full of strange invocations. Few non-Muslims read it, and most of us carry assumptions about a work of scripture that we assume to be hostile, though it affirms many of the earlier […]
The Legend of Mark Zuckerberg This is pretty long, but really good. If you’re interested in the behind the scenes, “cult-of-personality” behind this stuff, read it. I’ve always considered myself pretty up on the history of facebook, but this guy has a story to tell that hasn’t been heard and isn’t in the movie. He’s […]
8 bit Lady Gaga “Poker Face” There’s some good 8 bit vintage Metallica out there too. I would’ve normally led with that, but GaGa’s a global pop culture touchstone, and well, topical. You’ll probably like this. I won’t tell anyone.
“Self-Control Is Way More Important Than IQ…(and why doubting it gets you in trouble)” Thought this was interesting.
The gift of insults moistrobot: There lived a great old Samurai warrior who taught Zen Buddhism to young people. In spite of his age, the legend was that he could defeat any adversary. One afternoon, a warrior –- known for his complete lack of scruples –- arrived. He was famous for using techniques of provocation: […]
Oracle’s Android lawsuit: A Pandora’s box of serious evils
Must Read: Torrent Freak on the Google/Verizon Net Neutrality Proposal How can Google be ‘killing’ net neutrality, when net neutrality doesn’t even exist?