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Russians Engineer a Brilliant Slot Machine Cheat—And Casinos Have No Fix.

The antithesis to Hitchcock’s “Birds”.

Silent Spring (Part 1).

A groundbreaking investigation into the harmful effects of DDT and other pesticides on the environment.

How did Europe become the richest part of the world?

The modern European economic miracle was the result of contingent institutional outcomes. It was neither designed nor planned. But it happened, and once it began, it generated a self-reinforcing dynamic of economic progress that made knowledge-driven growth both possible and sustainable.
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If Europe’s intellectuals moved with unprecedented frequency and ease, their ideas travelled even faster.

Das Urbane im Ruralen, das Rurale im Urbanen.

Ein guter Deutscher in Buchenwald.

Heute ist das Dorf überall und montags demonstriert es sogar auf den Straßen: Sie wollen unsere Städte wieder zu Kuhdörfern machen. Weil sie dann wieder Einfluss haben.

Yesterday I watched the first episode of “Abstract” featuring Christoph Niemann who already appeared in this link collection two months ago.

In one take he mentions that yellow is his favorite color and I instantly thought of a quote by Uwe Johnson in “a letter from New York”:

Sie müssen die Sache mehr Gelb sehen.

(It must have been published in one of H. M. Enzensberger’s “Kursbuch” journals but I only found some excerpts of the letter in this untitled PDF, somewhere deep down in Carsten Gansel’s website.)

I wonder if Mr Niemann knows about Mr Johnson and his affinity to the color yellow – or, as I learnt in the meantime: his yellow phase… @abstractsunday

For crafty little fingers!

Emma Lang teaches courses in Kindergarten, at art seminars as well as at summer camp, and throws arty birthday parties.

The Age of Rudeness.

As the social contract frays, what does it mean to be polite?

Phisherman’s Phriends.

Certified Malice.

One unfortunate (albeit entirely predictable) consequence of making HTTPS certificates “fast, open, automated, and free” is that both good guys and bad guys alike will take advantage of the offer and obtain HTTPS certificates for their websites.

From the “sleeping under a stone” dept.

When Where What – Contemporary Culture in Vienna.

ISSN 1608-4624.
Member of the IDL.
Propelled by Antville.