Extenuating Circumstances

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Bookmarks for May 29th from 04:22 to 11:11

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Bookmarks for May 28th through May 29th

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Bookmarks for May 28th from 12:09 to 20:44

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Bookmarks for May 28th from 07:05 to 11:48

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  • Twitter – #VoteConservative? Please spare a few moments to read this.
  • Twitter – Meh. Not really. Sometimes you need external motivation to get your internal motivation going.

    No fire starts spon…

  • Untitled (http://www.techmeme.com/170528/p7#a170528p7) – This piece gets to the heart of how & why US tech geeks are helping to improve government. These folks are amazing.
  • Twitter – Someone from @CastaliaHouse or @cirsova grab this guy. He's got near-futurist pulp chops!! @NickColeBooks ,…
  • Twitter – Just checked: did @readonaldtrump take down this made-up historical marker after @npfandos reported it was false? N…
  • Twitter – And why is @realDonaldTrump demanding administration officials be jailed for leaking "fake news"?
  • Twitter – There are exceptions! I run a Creative Writing MA @EdinburghNapier with acclaimed fantasy author @LR_Lam that celeb…
  • Twitter – As I warned months ago Trump creates conditions under which foreign leaders are rewarded politically by defying him…
  • [toread] www.brainpickings.org
  • [toread] www.brainpickings.org

Bookmarks for May 27th from 20:13 to 23:41

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  • Twitter – I'll be darned, there is a faint cloud like stripe of greenish probably-Aurora over Seattle right now! Roof terrace…
  • Twitter – I need a Pumble Cat right now
  • Twitter – (1) Oct:Saw current "leaked" docs/tapes. @FBI NY cyber security team who busted @Yahoo hack & #SilkRoad are US hero…
  • Twitter – This riff on a sponsored tweet becomes an amazing sci-fi story thread about a near-future dystopia where the IOT co…
  • These Are The Victims Of The Portland Train Stabbing Attack – 1/The tragic Portland stabbing shows conservative and liberal Americans still have a fundamental decency in common:

Bookmarks for May 27th from 18:00 to 19:49

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Bookmarks for May 27th from 14:29 to 17:37

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  • Twitter – And that's just the beginning of it. I like so many aspects of the smart city concept, but can't imagine the abuses…
  • Twitter – This simultaneously feels totally unbelievable & yet also a scarily realistic extrapolation of what technology migh…
  • Twitter – @hondanhon As much as I wanted to read Charlie Stross I threw that book – whatever it is called – across the room c…
  • Twitter – @hondanhon Dunno — I helped out at a Meeting of the Minds hackathon in Richmond CA and saw non-tech residents come…
  • [toread] medium.com

Bookmarks for May 27th from 10:01 to 13:32

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  • Twitter – The internet of things… Is fucked
  • Twitter – Having people with different punishment levels going in pairs confused the streetlights. They eventually gave up.
  • Twitter – This thread is an epic short story about the civic internet of everything…
  • Twitter – This whole thing is fun. And scary. The capabilities are already here. The policies behind their implementation(…
  • Twitter – Good thread on Universal Basic Income, which would likely displace existing social benefits in the US.
    /via @rogre…
  • Twitter – @hondanhon genius
    these hacks sitting in board room think tanks are the bsckbone to everything fkd up in day-to-day…
  • Twitter – dystopian tweets that reflects one problem of tech "efficiency" -undercuts the delicate math of poverty hustle, whi…
  • Twitter – @hondanhon
  • [toread] www.theatlantic.com
  • Twitter – RT @dnvolz: The State Department almost always officially celebrates Ramadan. Rex Tillerson rejected a request by his staff to…

Bookmarks for May 26th through May 27th

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Bookmarks for May 26th from 10:08 to 11:44

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