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[this is aaronland] personal brand as the non-state actor of influence
I had the privilege of being asked to speak at dConstruct , this year. Many thanks to Jeremy and all the organizers for the invitation. What follows are the…
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22 hours ago
kb | This Is My Jam
“There Is No Depression In New Zealand” by Blam Blam Blam is my new jam. ♫ Listen:
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yesterday
Instagram
Well, then, democracy. Shall we dance?
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yesterday
Instagram
Inquisitive pub dingus.
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2 days ago
Good as gold • Busytown • Public Address
Everyone should have read the book by now. No, not  Dirty Politics  (although you should have read that too). The other one that came out quietly at the end of…
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2 days ago
The little-known Soviet mission to rescue a dead space station
It’s getting dark, and Vladimir Dzhanibekov is cold. He has a flashlight, but no gloves. Gloves make it difficult to work, and he needs to work quickly. His…
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3 days ago
BBC News - NewsCorp: Google is a 'platform for piracy'
News Corp vs. Google. Is there some way we can arrange for them both to lose?
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3 days ago
Transmit iOS
Transmit for iOS! Insta-purchase.
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3 days ago
What We Talk About When We Talk About What We Talk About When We Talk About Making | Quiet Babylon
1 I tell this story a lot. In 2011, I attended a conference for artists and designers interested in collaboration as a practice. I had a lovely time. We shared…
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3 days ago
Report of The Royal Commission on the Electoral System 1986 | Electoral Commission
If you’re interested in the mechanics of electoral system I highly recommend the Royal Commission report:
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4 days ago
Instagram
Not much, man, just chillin’.
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4 days ago
2014 General Election - FAQs « Elections Fiji
…good lord, Fiji’s elections use a single consitutency, magnitude 50, and SNTV. That is some bullSHIT.
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4 days ago
1Password for Windows
Yup you can: there’s a Windows client as well.
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4 days ago
Owen Williams on Twitter: "OK - 1Password is free in AU/NZ right now. Get the best password manager out there for free. https://t.co/FiES7F4a8M"
RT : Hello please non-tech followers, especially social justice people. Please take advantage of 1Password being free rn.
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4 days ago
1Password - Password Manager and Secure Wallet on the App Store on iTunes
RT : OK - 1Password is free in AU/NZ right now. Get the best password manager out there for free.
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4 days ago
5 Things I Learned as the Internet's Most Hated Person | Cracked.com
Zoe Quinn writes about what being the punching bag for sociopathic man-children feels like (TW *everything*):
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5 days ago
The plan against the rebuild • Speaker • Public Address
There is a great deal of ruin in a city, to paraphrase Adam Smith’s calm reply to those heralding the doom of Britain after the battle of Saratoga. In other…
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5 days ago
The Pantograph Punch — New Horizons, Other Futures: Looking Back on the Blueprint for New Zealand
One day, in November 1971, Prime Minister Keith Holyoake’s usual routine ground to a sudden halt. He had flown to Invercargill to celebrate the opening of…
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5 days ago
Smartphones Are Used To Stalk, Control Domestic Abuse Victims : All Tech Considered : NPR
How abusive exes use tech to stalk women in refuges (massive trigger warnings, obviously):
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5 days ago
Cheat Sheet for a Non (or Less) Colonialist Speculative Design — Medium
Note: this text was co-written with Luiza Prado.
Earlier this year Luiza and I published a text here on Medium where we, apparently, said a few things that…
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6 days ago
Five Boroughs | Deli - Diner - Dive
Regarding the incipient diner I tweeted about a while back:
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6 days ago
Hypertext as an agent of change | A Working Library
dConstruct 2014 Near the end of Gravity’s Rainbow , Thomas Pynchon’s famous and famously unreadable 1963 novel, there is a short story that I think stands as…
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7 days ago
The Myth of Magical Futures
Despite its (now frequently mocked) claims to meritocracy, Silicon Valley loves its hierarchies. However, because these hierarchies often look somewhat…
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8 days ago
Instagram
Current beverage status.
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8 days ago
Political party survey responses | InternetNZ
The National Party response to the questionnaire reads a bit like “look, we don’t really give a fuck”.
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8 days ago
Why You Want a Code of Conduct & How We Made One | Incisive.nu
“[T]hat’s what’s going to win. Enough of us clearly stating that in our spaces, this fuckery will not pass.”
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8 days ago
Pics or It Didn't Happen: The New Crisis of Connected Cameras
Nude selfies. The Ray Rice film. The new Iraq war. I wrote about the crisis behind them all: http://t.co/005Kmv5TOI http://t.co/5A4sdgymK4
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9 days ago
Smartphones and the Uncertain Future of 'Spatial Thinking'
Like most New Yorkers, I spend an inordinate amount of time in transit. I have an unlimited Metrocard and a Citi Bike key, two bicycles and a motorcycle, and a…
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9 days ago
Instagram
This would be a really ideal time _not_ to have an earthquake.
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9 days ago
http://penguinrandomhouse.ca/hazlitt/longreads/investigation-reappearance-walter-benjamin
On the night of Jan 2, 1940 , while fleeing Nazi Germany, the literary critic and philosopher Walter Benjamin overdosed on morphine pills at the Franco-Spanish…
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9 days ago
It is not that Scotland might become a new state but that it might become a new kind of state
Gorgeous: "It is not that Scotland might become a new state but that it might become a new kind of state." http://t.co/nFCgdG1OJ1
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10 days ago
Untitled (http://img.pandawhale.com/28643-Citizen-Kane-Orson-Welles-appl-xIlv.gif)
Just noticed the new uses “sosumi” as the class name for legal text.
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10 days ago
Harvard Design Magazine: The Way We Were, the Way We Are: The Theory and Practice of Designing Cities since 1956
“The action of the Congress of the United States in appropriating one billion dollars to create a new urban environment places on all of us a responsibility we…
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10 days ago
Harvard Design Magazine: Eyes That Do Not See: Tracking the Self in the Age of the Data Center
Full screen azoom 003 14 01 e2 Andrea Branzi, Archizoom, No-Stop City (model), 1969. Courtesy Frac Centre’s Collection Full screen national security agency 2013…
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10 days ago
Sesame Street: Janelle Monae- Power of Yet - YouTube
RT : STOP EVERYTHING YOU ARE DOING HERE IS JANELLE MONAE ON SESAME STREET Thanks
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10 days ago
"A Truncated Story of Infinity" - A Short by Paul Trillo - YouTube
"Somewhere else, they are someone else's someone else." 's beautiful film finally up:
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11 days ago
kb | This Is My Jam
I could listen to this all year. ♫
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11 days ago
More than 1000 apply for K-Mart jobs | Radio New Zealand News
1000 applications for 80 jobs. At K-Mart. But everything is fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiine because that nice Mr. Key says so.
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11 days ago
BBC News - Would you live in a house clinging to a cliff?
This looks well cool, although perhaps a bit Tony Stark for my taste:
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11 days ago
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