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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my diigo]


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How Trump Took Hate Groups Mainstream – “The full story of his connection with far-right extremists.”

#watch and

Pentagon Video Warns of “Unavoidable” Dystopian Future for World’s Biggest Cities – “a five-minute video that has been used at the Pentagon’s Joint Special Operations University. All that stands between the coming chaos and the good people of Lagos and Dhaka (or maybe even New York City)”

BREAKING: 5 Activists Shut Down ALL TAR SANDS PIPELINES entering the USA on Vimeo – Just took 5 people.

World War Nerf – “Nerf wars are a place of pain and suffering. And plastic. Lots of plastic.”

Trump Has A Huge Night at the Second Presidential Debate – “After the release of those scandalous tapes, the pressure was on for Donald Trump at the second debate. But the presidential nominee proved he doesn’t need the support of his party, or women, or pretty much anyone else – so long as he believes in himself.”


Everything Belongs to the Future by Laurie Penny – “Everything Belongs to the Future is a bloody-minded tale of time, betrayal, desperation, and hope that could only have been told by the inimitable Laurie Penny.”

George Orwell never dreamed of advertising as invasive as Yahoo’s proposal – “Yahoo’s outdoor, public advertising scheme relies on what it calls “grouplization.”

Insanely Popular YouTuber KSI Goes F****ing Ballistic at Movie Pirates – “One of the most popular YouTubers on the planet has launched a prolonged, four-letter word-laden attack on fans who pirated his movie. Olajide “JJ” Olatunji, Jr., aka KSI, went off the deep end after people started tweeting him links of Laid in America on torrent sites. Trouble is, KSI is also a pirate.” It is indeed insane that this guy is so popular.

Lou Dobbs tweets Trump accuser’s address and phone number – “Fox Business Network anchor Lou Dobbs publicized the address and phone number of Jessica Leeds, one of the women who accused Donald Trump of groping her, to his 792,000 followers on Thursday morning.”

Barack Obama on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Cars, and the Future of Humanity – “my concerns is that it’s been a predominately male gang of kids, mostly white, who are building the core computer science around AI, and they’re more comfortable talking to computers than to human beings. A lot of them feel that if they could just make that science-fiction, generalized AI, we wouldn’t have to worry about all the messy stuff like politics and society. They think machines will just figure it all out for us.”

FSOL 2017 Calendar – “The Future Sound of London A3 size calendar for 2017. Also available with an optional digital music package where a new digital track is delivered monthly from FSOLdigital starting in January 2017, creating an exclusive new album.”

Trump Ally Alex Jones: “I Was Told By People Around” Clinton That “She’s Demon-Possessed” – This is the guy who inspired Trump…

Scotland Yard charge: teaching people to use crypto is an act of terrorism – “Samata Ullah from Cardiff faces six terrorism charges, including “preparation of terrorism…”by researching an encryption programme, developing an encrypted version of his blog site, and publishing the instructions around the use of [the] programme on his blog site.” ”


Ein Austauschjahr in der US-Provinz. Glaubst du etwa an die Evolution?​ – “In Berlin sage ich: Die Homo-Ehe ist selbstverständlich, die Evolutionstheorie ist wahr, die Frauenquote ist wichtig, das Arbeitslosengeld ist super, Gott gibt es nicht, aber global warming ist eine reale und große Menschheitsbedrohung. In Minnesota kann ich nichts davon sagen.”

Alternative Energien: Eine Infografik – Inklusive Energiekonsum aufgegliedert nach Nationen. Und einigen interessanten Beispielen in der alternativen Energiegewinnung.

Das System 20 Minuten – “niemand wagt es, sich öffentlich mit der einflussreichsten Zeitung anzulegen.”

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