ruff linkage 201611

[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my delicious]


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How To Make Fire With A LEMON. – “This is an awesome survival tip that you don´t want to miss.” And also his accent you shouldn’t miss.

How Donald Trump Answers A Question – “Donald Trump Talks Like a Third-Grader”

Kraftwerk – The Robots (Hudson and Andrew cover) – “Father/Son duo Andrew and Hudson perform The Robots by Kraftwerk.”


What we talk about when we talk about millennials – “When we speak about generational angst, we should not forget that we are really talking about class, and class expectations.”

Trump presidency rated among top 10 global risks: EIU – “Donald Trump winning the US presidency is considered one of the top 10 risks facing the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.”

“Open WiFi Operators Are Not Liable for Pirating Users” – “Restaurants, bars and shops that offer their customers free and open Wi-Fi are not liable for pirating users. This is the advice Advocate General Szpunar has sent to the EU Court of Justice in what may turn out to be a landmark case. While there’s no direct liability, the AG notes that local courts may issue injunctions against Wi-Fi operators and long as they are fair and balanced.”

Why apps like Siri and Cortana need to understand suicide – “What happens when you tell Siri that you have a health emergency? What if you confess to Cortana that that you’ve been raped, or that you’re feeling suicidal? These sound like weird questions until you consider how many people rely on apps to get health information.”

Change the U.S. national anthem to “War Pigs” by Black Sabbath – “The current national anthem has served America proudly for many a year now. However…it’s time that we retire that old standard and choose a song that better reflects America and it’s policies and practices. I nominate “War Pigs” by Black Sabbath.”

Despair Fatigue – How hopelessness grew boring – “Despair Fatigue – How hopelessness grew boring”

Happy Birthday Punk: the British Library celebrates 40 years of anarchy and innovation – “People see it as negative and nihilistic, but punk was also positive in many ways – it was, in effect, the birth of the independent label.”

Blu is erasing all his murals in Bologna – “Blu and his friends from XM24 and Crash collectives, started buffing and erasing all of his murals in Bologna. As a protest against the rich and powerful who take street art off the street, this is the way artist is preventing Genus Bononiae, a cultural output of Fondazione Carisbo, and the patron of this project, Fabio Roversi Monaco, from removing the walls from the public and making them private property.”


Schweiz Entkoeppeln – “In einem streng rituellen Ablauf wird Streichers Geist aufgeschlitzt. Wir fordern alle Menschen dazu auf, stinkende Fische mitzubringen! Auf diese Austreibung alleine will und kann sich das Schweizer Volk aber nicht verlassen. Außerdem hält doppelt besser. Deshalb lassen wir am 18.3.2016 zusätzlich einen renommierten Voodoo-Priester aus Kamerun einfliegen, der Köppel endgültig verflucht.”

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