Extenuating Circumstances

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Bookmarks for February 25th through February 26th

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Bookmarks for February 24th through February 25th

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Bookmarks for February 22nd through February 24th

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Bookmarks for February 20th through February 22nd

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Bookmarks for February 20th from 15:15 to 15:49

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Bookmarks for February 19th through February 20th

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Bookmarks for February 18th from 14:05 to 14:52

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  • Jack Schulze on Playdeo – "Playdeo is making television you can touch: a new space, inside video, where you can play"

    Television you can touch! That either took no time at all, or a very long time.

  • Jack Schulze on pixel scarcity
  • Jack Shulze on the camera – " there isn’t a sensor, or set of signals more heavily under development than the camera’s" from https://medium.com/playdeo/introducing-playdeo-abf0bebbc53e
  • Emoji are showing up in court cases exponentially, and courts aren’t prepared – The Verge – "[but] emoji are a critical part of communication, and in cases where transcripts of online communication are being read to the jury, they need to be characterized as well instead of being skipped over." OMG NOW IMAGINING A BUDDY PROCEDURAL WHERE ONE OF THE BUDDIES IS THE FORENSIC LINGUIST SPECIALIZING IN EMOJI and the other buddy is the LAWYER or COP or STRAIGHT PERSON WHO IS ALL what do you mean emoji are important
  • Opinion | No, You Can’t Ignore Email. It’s Rude. – The New York Times – "Remember that a short reply is kinder and more professional than none at all. If you have too much on your plate, come clean: “I don’t have the bandwidth to add this.” If it’s not your expertise, just say so: “Sorry, this isn’t in my wheelhouse.” And if you want to say no, just say “no.”" – would that it were that simple. Organizational psychologist is missing the bit from psychology that might *prevent* people from saying "no" or "I can't do this". Or, hey, today's two minute shame is about…
  • Otto von Bismarck – Wikiquote – Politics is the art of the possible
  • In which Casaleggio reveals he is a political leader – "Casaleggio explained that the aim of this new project was to experiment with communication dynamics on the company’s intranet. Casaleggio would select topics from the firm’s internal forum and as…
  • What Happens When Techno-Utopians Actually Run a Country | WIRED – "Rather than offer an ideology or platform, Five Star offered a wholesale rebuke of the country’s entrenched, highly paid, careerist political class—left, right, and center. And it married that disdain to a grand techno-utopian project: Through an online voting and debate portal, Five Star was building a direct democracy on the internet. The long-term goal was to replace Parliament altogether—to automate it out of existence." – Hi, I'm 40 this year and I have a sinking feeling about how this article ends

Bookmarks for February 17th through February 18th

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Bookmarks for February 17th from 00:30 to 15:21

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Bookmarks for February 14th through February 15th

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