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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my delicious]


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Teletubbies Joy Division Edit – “The Teletubbies frolic to one of their favorite songs.”

Mr. Happy – “Almost everyone has found themselves depressed at a point or two. Maybe in the midst of the depression you thought about doing something drastic—something life-changing—something that might make you happy. That could be nice, but it’s scary to actually take the leap and do it. Well, what if there was a service that took care of all the hard stuff for you?”

Brain Lapse by Jake Fried – “Hand-drawn animation with ink, white-out, coffee and collage.”


‘Future Shock 2′ mix for Solid Steel – “Future Shock 2′ is the follow up to last summer’s first outing of retro electronica and future beats. This was completed just as Edgar Froese passed away at the end of January and I went back to it to include a track and interview snippets in tribute to him.” – The service I have been waiting for. But only used this for your spamiest email accounts. And it did’t really work.

The New Nomads – Temporary Spaces and a Life on the Move – “The life of urban nomads places new demands on cities, residences, and working spaces. This book presents temporary architecture, flexible room and furniture concepts, and tools for a generation that feels at home in every corner of the globe.”

Black Gold by Tom Caruana – Hendrix vs. Wu-Tang

Ross Lee: ‘Dick Dastard Strikes Again’ by Robert Popper – “Between 2001-2003 Ross Lee – as ‘Dick Dastard’ – armed only with a hidden mic, caused mayhem in northern Britain. This is the first time ever these recordings have been put onto one album. Dick Dastard Strikes Again is an instant comedy classic. R-i-i-i-g-h-t!”

Announcing the new version of SecureDrop, with the results from our third security audit – Aaron Swartz SecureDrop gets a new version released.

china paves the way for a new definition of urban farming – “In the late 20th century, shanghai produced ‘nearly 100% of chicken, eggs and milk, 80% of vegetables and freshwater fishes, and 50% of pork’ in a 300,000 hectare city-managed green ring integrated into the city- a cyclical and veritable urban farm.”

Imagine walking a mile in someone else’s headline: Monica Lewinsky speaks at TED2015 – “Public humiliation as a blood sport has to stop,” says Monica Lewinsky onstage at TED2015. “We need to return to a long-held value of compassion and empathy.”


Charlie Hebdo Wem gehören die Millionen? – “Über zwanzig Millionen Euro flossen seit dem Pariser Attentat in die Kasse des Satiremagazins „Charlie Hebdo“. Jetzt streitet die Redaktion mit Erben und Management darüber, wem das Geld gehören soll.”

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