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Just submitted my first ever book chapter draft. This is exactly how I feel.

SHANZHAI ARCHEOLOGY
"THE MAKING OF TECHNOLOGY IN SHENZHEN,
LOCAL AND GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS"

PANEL: 6-9PM, MAY 15TH, 2018,
R. HOGGART BULIDING 137A,
GOLDSMITHS, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

watermans.org.uk/events/shanzh

How PhDs radicalise the youth: try spending 3 years with no money + an unlimited supply of books, and *not* becoming a hard-leftist.

Another almanac notebook draft:
🌪💣 The Carbon Prophet 🔮🏭
Forecasting carbon emissions with Facebook Prophet (time series forecasting for business) with data from: 💀carbondoomsday.com/

Some books on Archive.org are 'loan' only as Adobe Digital Editions?! I... I... I thought their mission was "to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge." WTF is a digital loan anyway? such disappoint.

💒☉♀☿♃☾🐍 My draft notebook implementing electional in is complete. Best dates to get married in the next 365 days, you're welcome!

Next up: another one about when to conduct business, and maybe when to cut your hair.

Looking forward to taking part in "Navigating Finance and the Imagination" this weekend. A walking tour of the City of London with activists, artists and academics. rival.lakeheadu.ca/LondonTour/

I'll be talking about almanacs and attempting to weave a diagram between finance, astrology, and data science. An opportunity to test the chapter I'm currently writing, which is due in ... 2 weeks 🙀

I was just pondering the Jupyter notebook as a publishing format yesterday. Today this great piece pops up: theatlantic.com/science/archiv

The Mathematica Cathedral, built and controlled by "maniac in the middle" Stephen Wolfram
vs.
Jupyter as a “great babbling bazaar of differing agendas and approaches”

Peak data mysticism and almanac goodness: astrology Excel sheets which fill themselves on DOB input

cycleofgrowth.com/

A few hand-picked company names from the Panama Papers database

Before it completely dies in darkness, here is a proper ending to this log-thread.

The project is now online at: countingthefuture.net/
and the code: github.com/davidbenque/countin

This will keep growing for the foreseeable future 😉

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Presenting Counting the Future at the RCA today: IED students this morning, and to my fellow researchers this afternoon. Good opportunity to try and pull things together, and to name things:

☄️✏️⚡️ epic meta-diagramming ⚡️🌊💻

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