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My life after 44 years in prison | Al-Jazeera
"Everyone seems to be walking quickly with blank faces and wires in their ears[...] he’s entered a dystopia where everyone has become a secret agent wearing wires".
livinginthefuture  cyberpunk  crime  I_would_have_got_away_with_it_too_if_it_weren't_for_you_meddling_millennials 
june 2016 by gominokouhai
Why the World Is Drawing Battle Lines Against American Tech Giants | NYT
"What's happening right now is the nation-state is losing its grip". I've been waiting for this for years. Now that it's happening, of course, the Americans are in charge of it.
europe  usa  politics  economics  law  internet  livinginthefuture 
june 2016 by gominokouhai
Take a look at "SwiftKey Keyboard"
Okay seriously, why did I take so long to install this. The leaking curve took twenty minutes and yes, I knew all about that typo there, I left it in for comedic effect. LAUGH DAMN YOU. Typing on mobile is so much more comfortable now; it's uncanny.
android  tech  coolstuff  livinginthefuture 
april 2016 by gominokouhai
The Rise of ‘Have I Been Pwned?’ | Motherboard
"...an Invaluable Resource in the Hacking Age". I should not be surprised that a service like this exists. (I checked, and it's okay, baby, I'm clean.)
hacking  tech  livinginthefuture  cyberpunk 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
In the Name of Humanity | Limn
Fascinating. "nothing in history has been able to destroy the idea of the universal library, open for all [...] For the better part of that history, the idea was simply impossible. Today it is simply illegal [...] the total archive is already here. Distributed among millions of hard drives, it already is a de facto common heritage. We are as gods, and might as well get good at it".
opendata  archaeology  information  livinginthefuture  books  piracy  history  zeitgeisty  I_would_have_got_away_with_it_too_if_it_weren't_for_you_meddling_millennials  copyfight 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
Robots will take your job - The Boston Globe
This is how big it is: "We must seriously start talking about decoupling income from work".
basicincome  tech  economics  news  ai  futurism  livinginthefuture  cyberpunk  apophany  robots 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
AlphaGo and AI Progress - Miles Brundage
This is big. Holy grail achieved, and inna way that seems (mostly) to be generalizable.
ai  livinginthefuture  futurism  tech  science  coolstuff  news 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
The World's First Cultured Meatball - Memphis Meats ¦ Youtube
"This is the first time a meatball has ever been cooked with beef cells that did not require a cow to be slaughtered". Paging @GreatDismal.
WilliamGibson  livinginthefuture  science  coolstuff  cooking  food  sustainability 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
OUTLIER Megafine Merino Socks
Apparently, The Sock Problem has been solved. At US$21 a pair.
livinginthefuture  coolstuff 
december 2015 by gominokouhai

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