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May 30, 2014
Over at Wired, Robert Bryce discusses the digitization (and decentralization) of currency across Africa and the Middle East: In countries like Kenya and South Africa, pure...
May 30, 2014
In case I’m not the only one suspicious, it’s worth noting that highlights of the article include a story about a family being charged for growing personal medical marijuana...
May 28, 2014
This is the fucking stupidest thing in my news feed today, and while posting just to bitch complain is a weakness, the language here is dangerous enough to  justify a...
May 23, 2014
No one should be forced to do anything, but look - right now, America’s poor frequently eat pretty badly. Since fat, sugar, and preservatives are cheap and well marketed,...
May 19, 2014
The author of this piece takes a different avenue in Soylent criticism than I’ve seen before, but makes some striking points. He quotes another commentator who says: And an...
May 6, 2014
Leah Libresco, over at AmCon, is sticking with one of her favorite themes - using technology to highlight some kind of disconnect in our world, but in today’s article, “...