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234 days ago

Why time management is ruining our lives

theguardian.com

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385 days ago

Nothing really new, but it's so important that it deserves repeating. Until we get it done. #systemchangenotclimatechange #endthegrowthparadigm

Clean energy won’t save us – only a new economic system can

theguardian.com

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395 days ago

Great piece taking swings at both extremes: Apolitical radical self-lovers and well-bring gurus feeding into the neoliberal agenda as well as leftists that deny themselves and others the happiness and love to sustain a movement that spans generations.


"Marx’s description of religion as the opiate of the masses is often misinterpreted—opium, at the time when Marx was writing, was not just known as an addictive drug, but as a painkiller, a solace when the work of survival became unbearable."

Life-Hacks of the Poor and Aimless

thebaffler.com

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415 days ago

Great piece on the (more immediate?) dangers of AI - and it's not #superintelligence. #bias #discrimination

Artificial Intelligence’s White Guy Problem

nytimes.com

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436 days ago

Education won't solve poverty. Money will. It would even more than pay for itself. #mustread #UBI #BGE #basicincome

medium.com

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439 days ago

I love these kinds of speculations about reality! What do you think- are we living in the Matrix or are we extremely special? (I find option 2) highly implausible) #simulationtheory

Elon Musk believes we are probably characters in some advanced civilization's video game

vox.com

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469 days ago

Neuroscience needs new models: There’s not a brain doing quantum magic. In #quantum mechanics, classical objects—including brains—don’t exist.

The Case Against Reality

theatlantic.com

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478 days ago

"In fact, it has become increasingly profitable not to innovate. Imagine just how much progress we’ve missed out on because thousands of bright minds have frittered away their time dreaming up hypercomplex financial products that are ultimately only destructive.

Imagine that all this talent were to be invested not in shifting wealth around, but in creating it. Who knows, we might already have had jetpacks, built submarine cities, or cured cancer."

In fact, it has become increasingly profitable not to innovate. Imagine just how much progress we’ve missed out on because thousands of bright minds have frittered away their time dreaming up hypercomplex financial products that are ultimately only destructive. Or spent the best years of their lives duplicating existing pharmaceuticals in a way that’s infinitesimally different enough to warrant a new patent application by a brainy lawyer so a brilliant PR department can launch a brand-new marketing campaign for the not-so-brand-new drug.

Imagine that all this talent were to be invested not in shifting wealth around, but in creating it. Who knows, we might already have had jetpacks, built submarine cities, or cured cancer.

Why Garbagemen Should Earn More Than Bankers

evonomics.com

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481 days ago

Bookmark or pocket this incredibly fascinating story if you can't read it now. Could not stop reading till the end, and I'm sure you won't regret this. Amazing piece of journalism, what a hero!

Eastasiatribune.com

eastasiatribune.com

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481 days ago

In fact, I think VC capital attracts people who would otherwise be bankers/consultants, whereas bootstrappers are the real entrepreneurs and hustlers.

Venture capital isn’t the only way to build a ‘successful’ business

techcrunch.com

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486 days ago

I've enjoyed reading @GeorgeMonbiot for quite some time, but this might be his best piece to date: "Like communism, neoliberalism is the God that failed. But the zombie doctrine staggers on, and one of the reasons is its anonymity."

Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems

theguardian.com

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511 days ago

Women and Minorities Are Penalized for Promoting Diversity

hbr.org

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513 days ago

Erwachsenwerden in Berlin: Insel der verdammten Jugend

zeit.de

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517 days ago

How The Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Going To Change The Lives Of The Bottom Billion

fastcoexist.com

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517 days ago

as a billingual and #TCK, i'm pretty sure this is true.

mobile.nytimes.com

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517 days ago

great article by @2noame w/ resources on the direction of #tech #innovation and what it means for jobs. #basicincome

Deep Learning Is Going to Teach Us All the Lesson of Our Lives: Jobs Are for Machines

medium.com

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523 days ago

February breaks global temperature records by 'shocking' amount

theguardian.com

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524 days ago

What can a technologist do about climate change?

worrydream.com

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524 days ago

Für viele 'Migrationhintergründler' wohl nicht überraschend. Trotzdem erschrecken. #AfD #Superwahlsonntag #Wahlen2016 thx @MalteHenk

Alternative für Deutschland: Wie ich auszog, die AfD zu verstehen

zeit.de

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526 days ago

The Best Entrepreneurs Think Globally, Not Just Digitally

hbr.org

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529 days ago

In the Future, Ownerless Companies Will Live on the Blockchain

singularityhub.com

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529 days ago

Running a fluid and democratic volunteer-run organisation

medium.com

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529 days ago

The Jelly Bean Problem

waitbutwhy.com

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