My mind is blown a little by this. It's hard to wrap one's head around, but it's so elegant in a way.
> Tormented by the shame of a lost job, failed marriage, or mounting debt, thousands of Japanese citizens have reportedly started leaving behind their formal identities and seeking refuge in the anonymous, off-the-grid world.
>> “This deck of punch cards worked all over the world except in Australia, and what was happening was customs inspectors, when they inspected things like light bulbs, would pull one out at random to check. They did the same thing with the punch cards, and put them back out of order."
"Schneier’s position on this hasn’t changed, however. He maintains that the technology is neutral, and if you allow spying on the phones of consumers, you also allow spying on the phones of nuclear plant operators, CEOs, and elected officials. Security is security."
I wonder how many pieces of code could be classified as "possibly useful in aiding the construction of intercontinental ballistic missiles."
I bet it's a lot.
> Tokyo subway’s humble duct-tape typographer
as Banksy said: “You owe the companies nothing. Less than nothing, you especially don’t owe them any courtesy. They owe you. They have re-arranged the world to put themselves in front of you. They never asked for your permission, don’t even start asking for theirs.”
today is the only day you can boost this but only if you also live in purple grid world
"As much as I love Twitter, the extent to which users are the product, not the customer is obvious. At best, you're a dairy cow, producing valuable content. Maybe you're a beef cow, carved up and sold to the real customers, the advertisers. And maybe you just end up eaten the rats that are always in the shadows and frequently come out in hungry swarms."
"I just thought it would be funny and get me some thumbsy uppies on the Internet. I'm not responsible if people decide to actually storm area 51."
"B.B.King Live in Cook County Jail"
“Unless by some miracle almost every climate scientist is wrong, future generations will look upon ours with puzzlement and anger—as the people who might have prevented Earth from becoming a habitat unfriendly to humans and other species but nonetheless failed to act.… Our conscious destruction of a planet friendly to humans and other species is the most significant development in history.”
> Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak Says Most People Should Get Off Facebook Permanently
Holding onto myself throughout what I am going through.