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Saturday, 14. October 12017
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This article probably should mention Marx’ theory of “entfremdung”.

The Coming Software Apocalypse: A small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.

Here's How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled Nazi and White Nationalist Ideas Into The Mainstream.

A cache of documents obtained by BuzzFeed News reveals the truth about Steve Bannon’s alt-right “killing machine.”

Keepers of the Secrets.

These collections aren’t digitized. The only way to find out what’s inside them is to ask for a particular box — often with just a vague notion of what will be in it — and to hold the old papers in your hands. “I don’t know how one could be interested in libraries and not archives,” Lannon told me. They tell you “the stories behind things,” he said, “the unpublished, the hard to find, the true story.”

Did our cosmos emerge from a sea of inflating bubbles?

Maybe we don’t have to speculate about what life is like inside a bubble. It might be the only cosmic reality we know.

Wednesday, 11. October 12017
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A camera that sees around corners could help improve self-driving cars.

Coming soon to a country near you!

There's a Word for the State of American Democracy: Kakistocracy.

From cabinet officials jetting around on the public dime, to Trump's shattering of ethical norms, to disregard for congressional procedure—there’s growing evidence the United States is governed by the least scrupulous of its citizens.

Does Online Crowdfunding Reward Actual Innovation?

The study’s authors found that the amount of money pledged increased when the product description emphasized either originality or utility — but dropped when both attributes were mentioned. The findings suggest that the crowd does not yet prize true innovation.

Monday, 9. October 12017
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Not the ONION.

Austria burqa ban: Man dressed as shark falls afoul of new law.

Sunday, 8. October 12017
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From the Red Sea to Hong Kong in 10 minutes – a stunning cargo-ship timelapse.

Vienna Principles – a vision for scholarly communication.

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