Blade Runner | Typeset In The Future
After studying Alien in intimate detail, it’s time to look at the typography and design of Ridley Scott’s other classic sci-fi movie, Blade Runner. Based on Philip K.
blade  runner  science  fiction 
10 hours ago
This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep | Allure
Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.
health  sleep 
10 hours ago
Twitter
You have obviously never been to the waterfront and had to deal with the smell of rotting algae from th…
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yesterday
Even Without Detonation, 4 Hydrogen Bombs From ’66 Scar Spanish Village - The New York Times
PALOMARES, Spain — José Manuel González Navarro, a mechanic, headed out of this seaside village on his motorbike one morning 50 years ago when he heard explosions overhead and looked up to see a ball of fire in the sky.
military  nuclear 
3 days ago
The Teens Will Save Us – Dina Leygerman – Medium
Every year, before I teach 1984 to my seniors, I run a simulation. Under the guise of “the common good,” I turn my classroom into a totalitarian regime; I become a dictator.
politics  science  fiction  society 
3 days ago
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RT : Bell to Employees: Click Here To Support Our Website Blocking Proposal at the CRTC
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3 days ago
Bell to Employees: Click Here To Support Our Website Blocking Proposal at the CRTC - Michael Geist
RT : Bell to Employees: Click Here To Support Our Website Blocking Proposal at the CRTC
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3 days ago
Twitter
RT : “Historically, the most terrible things—war, genocide, and slavery—have resulted not from disobedience, but from ob…
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4 days ago
Facebook has a Big Tobacco Problem – Monday Note
Facebook has a Big Tobacco Problem – Monday Note
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5 days ago
Civilization VI: Rise and Fall review: A few turns closer to a Golden Age | Ars Technica
Every Civilization game since Civilization IV has followed the same trajectory: the initial release remixes and reinterprets some base systems from the previous game, but franchise veterans deem it anemic because it has fewer systems and features than its fully expanded predecessor.
civ  games 
6 days ago
How do you build a healthy city? Copenhagen reveals its secrets | Environment | The Guardian
The Danish capital ranks high on the list of the world’s healthiest and happiest cities. With obesity and depression on the rise worldwide, here are its lessons for how to combat them culturally Maybe it’s the Viking heritage.
cities  health 
6 days ago
What did Jesus look like? The image from centuries of Christian art is a lie — Quartz
Over the past few decades, the question of what Jesus looked like has cropped up again and again. Much has been made of a digital reconstruction of a Judaean man created for a BBC documentary, Son of God, in 2001.
christianity 
6 days ago
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Warning. You’re going to hate this essay. Really, really abhor it. So skip it if you must. Still, I don’t think it’d be fair not to ask an inconvenient question.
8 days ago
Here are 5 predictions for the future of our cities
In 2018, it is all but impossible to know whether you are reading this on a computer screen, mobile phone, or a tablet. However, chances are you are doing so in one of the 150 metropolitan areas that are home to every seventh person alive today.
cities  from pocket
8 days ago
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I’ve been thinking a lot about what I’ll call “technnofeudalism” lately.
2tweet  politics  society  technology  from pocket
10 days ago
Facebook Funded Most of the Experts Who Vetted Messenger Kids | WIRED
Facebook Funded Most of the Experts Who Vetted Messenger Kids #privacy
facebook  privcay  privacy 
10 days ago
Twitter
Whenever something is done without full transparency someone is hiding something.
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10 days ago
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There’s a thought that’s been echoing in my head. Forgive me — it’s not a nice one. “Why the hell are Americans like this? Why don’t they fix their broken country when the solutions are both straightforward and obvious?”
politics  society  usa  from pocket
11 days ago
Twitter
RT : You can take action to now! Visit one of eight info booths and call on
SaveOurWaterfront  from twitter
11 days ago
Twitter
RT : ♬♩ There's a command in the shell in the terminal in the OS in the container in the VM in the VM in the server in t…
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12 days ago
Google's Quayside: When the future came to Toronto
Editor’s note: Christopher Hume creates a fictitious, futuristic look into what Toronto could be, 30 years from now, with Google’s ambitious Quayside, a high-tech, 12-acre neighbourhood along the waterfront  — illustrating what “city-building could look like done intelligently.
cities  google  toronto 
12 days ago
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There’s a question that’s been echoing in my head. One I think that history will ask. Why didn’t Americans take fascism seriously until it was too late? Perhaps that sounds harsh, maybe even absurd to you. So let me qualify it a little. “Fascism”.
12 days ago
Revisiting the Habits of Highly Effective People – The Test of Time – Medium
If the phrases “begin with the end in mind” or “think win-win” sound like timeworn clichés to you, you’re not alone. Maybe you heard them in grad school, sitting around a conference table, or even during a phone call home to your parents.
books  productivity  from pocket
13 days ago
Deconstructing the Art of ‘Winning Friends and Influencing People’ (Without Being a Jerk)
Smile. Be a good listener. Make others people feel important. Simple, commonplace wisdom that seems fairly intuitive? Maybe. But first, these were lessons from Dale Carnegie’s seminal self-help book, How to Win Friends and Influence People.
books  networking  from pocket
13 days ago
What are deadzones? Learning from the last time the living things in our oceans and lakes all died — Quartz
On January 5, 2018, a paper published in the journal Science delivered a sobering message: The oxygenation of open oceans and coastal seas has been steadily declining during the past half century. The volume of ocean with no oxygen at all has quadrupled, and the volume where oxygen levels are falling dangerously low has increased...
environment  water  great_lakes 
13 days ago
Facebook Will Trust Its Untrustworthy Users to Rank the Trustworthiness of News
Facebook users, by and large, are not very good at differentiating between what’s fact and what’s false. Many users will eagerly share both reliable news and the fake stuff without any hesitation.
facebook 
14 days ago
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