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Sunday, 15. April 12018
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Why Zuckerberg’s 14-year Apology Tour Hasn’t Fixed Facebook.

I’m going to run out of space here, so let’s jump to 2018 and skip over all the other mishaps and apologies and promises to do better (…)

100 years later, Bolshevism is back. And we should be worried.

(…) the most influential contemporary Bolsheviks — the people who began, like Lenin and Trotsky, on the extremist fringes of political life and who are now in positions of power and real influence in several Western countries — come from a different political tradition altogether

New study challenges beliefs about organic agriculture.

(…) while a “smart integration of both types of agriculture” might be most desirable overall, “ideological barriers between supporters and opponents of organic agriculture need to be overcome to pave the way for developing and implementing more sustainable forms of farming.”

Why the Web 3.0 Matters and you should know about it.

While the Web 2.0 democratized many power structures and created new opportunities, the economic engine is largely privatized and monopolized. Facebook, Uber and AirBnB have created private networks for public infrastructure which they dominate. The Web 3.0 is the antithesis of this, it’s about multiple profit centers sharing value across an open network.

Thursday, 12. April 12018
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Rule of thumb: everyone is selling your data.

open-source-mac-os-apps – List of open source applications for macOS.

Wednesday, 11. April 12018
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The Experimental Layout Lab of Jen Simmons.

Die Mitte ist linksgrünversifft.

Das Attentat auf Rudi Dutschke, die Stimme der außerparlamentarischen Opposition („APO“) von 1968, ist ein unauslöschlicher Moment in der deutschen Geschichte. Man kann und man darf nicht vergessen. Das bedeutet aber nicht, ein weiteres Mal auf der nach ihm benannten Straße vor das Springer-Hochhaus zu ziehen und Gut-Böse nach zu spielen. Es bedeutet, sich klar zu machen, wohin eine eskalierende Polarisierung einer Gesellschaft führt, das meint auch die europäische und die der Welt. Sie führt in die Gewalt.

Why Does "=" Mean Assignment? (Via reddit.com.)

I don’t know if this adds anything to the conversation. I just like software history.

Let’s analyse David Lynch Teaches Typing as if it’s a David Lynch movie.

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