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It seems someone should check first to get a better understanding about what may need to be smashed and what we should avoid smashing.

Music & Sound

Tony Bluetile – Yeah Yeah No

Politics & Economics

“To a water expert, looking ahead is like the view from a locomotive, 10 seconds before the train wreck.”


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Canada’s intent to ban the Flipper Zero wireless tool over car thefts is, on the one hand, an everyday example of poorly researched government action.

Replicating our existing capabilities, simply at greater speed and lower cost, is a minor achievement. The most valuable tools complement human capabilities and open new frontiers of possibility. The most pedestrian ones incrementally outperform existing tools.

The University of Michigan is selling hours of audio recordings of study groups, office hours, lectures, and more to outside third-parties for tens of thousands of dollars for the purpose of training large language models

Don’t trust corporations, especially those where one egomaniac has all the power. Use and community driven solutions if you can


American Counterculture, Glimpsed Through

Politics & Economics

“If you want to operate on a private-sector-market-economy level playing field, then you have to be internally consistent and do that to the highways as well.”