Thinking about a <relationship> tag for a new browser that I'm building at Mainframe. Discussion here https://community.mainframe.com/t/accessing-relationships-in-dapps/22
I'm exploring how decentralized, sovereign identity might make the internet more humane here: https://blog.mainframe.com/the-upside-to-tribalism-e09200cc45a6
Great synopsis of what a blockchain is: "How to Run a Blockchain on a Deserted Island with Pen and Paper" https://hackernoon.com/how-to-run-a-blockchain-on-a-deserted-island-with-pen-and-paper-899949ec555b
I'm intrigued by https://sovrin.org and really look forward to a day when my online identity is mine to control and selectively share.
"They don’t care about government, but they do care intensely about politics. Political conflict, for many, is a critical source of meaning, tribal belonging, and personal identity, comparable to art, ethics, religion, and psychology." https://meaningness.com/metablog/virtue-court
Why A.I. First Spoke With a Canadian Accent: The Canada Letter https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/06/world/canada/ai-2001-space-odyssey.html?partner=rss&emc=rss #StratfordShakespeareFestival #DocumentaryFilmsandPrograms #2001:ASpaceOdyssey(Movie) #ArtificialIntelligence #CambridgeAnalytica #Winnipeg(Manitoba) #Wylie,Christopher #Kubrick,Stanley #Rain,Douglas #FacebookInc #NetflixInc #Canada
Can anyone explain to me why French unions don't want Netflix at the Cannes Film Festival? And also, what does Fremaux mean by "The history of cinema and the history of the internet are two different things"? https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/cannes-artistic-director-banning-netflix-competition-why-he-allowed-streaming-movies-last-year-1096800
Krita is an art app that deserves more attention. Free, open source, nice to use. I'm impressed. https://krita.org/en/download/krita-desktop/
Nice. Elon always surprises me. https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/23/elon-musk-deletes-own-spacex-and-tesla-facebook-pages-after-deletefacebook/
More plz! "There are many things that the monetary market right now will not value appropriately: raising children, arts and creativity, caring for the elderly, environmental sustainability, even science. Our society does not reward these things appropriately. My plan would be to create a new currency...You can trade [these new digital currency points] and have this parallel economy based around things that we know are good." -- Andrew Yang https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/18/andrew-yang-is-running-for-president-to-save-america-from-the-robots/
haha "Last month, I had to install a package manager to install a package manager. That’s when I closed my laptop and slowly backed away from it." https://frankchimero.com/writing/everything-easy-is-hard-again/
The 100 years between 1850 and 1950 increased the average home-town distance between spouses by an order of magnitude (10 miles to 100 miles) https://www.biorxiv.org/content/biorxiv/early/2017/02/07/106427.1.full.pdf
This is a nice SpaceX recap for February 2018! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85AWct0wLM8
"diet and lifestyle are by far the most dominant factors shaping our microbiome composition" https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-02-genetics-lifestyle-health.html
this list of JSON-speaking APIs that don't require authentication is going to make my life as a programming instructor much much easier https://github.com/jdorfman/Awesome-JSON-Datasets
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