Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Your Grim Meathook Future

Recorded for posterity. Larry Page wants to set aside part of the world for experimentation. Balaji Srinivasan thinks Silicon Valley should create an opt-ou” society where existing governments cannot meddle. Chamath Palihapitiya says value is only created in Silicon Valley and that Valley companies transcend power and are the eminent vehicles for change and influence, […]

Bookmarks for October 21st from 10:51 to 12:36

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for October 21st from 10:51 to 12:36: After Numerous Delays, BlackBerry Messenger for iOS to Launch Today [Update: Released] – Mac Rumors – Next year's summer riots will be […]

Bookmarks for October 20th from 17:35 to 23:02

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for October 20th from 17:35 to 23:02: Transhumanity – iPhone 5S surprises – How big of a deal is Uber? – Stephen King’s Family Business – Google’s iron grip […]