Monthly Archives: January 2015

Pirating

Sharing a “pirated” edition of an interview against IP. What could be better?
http://j.mp/1tLccGP
Link excerpt:
John Stossel and Stephan Kinsella

AT&T emerges as big winner in FCC spectrum auction

But without regulators, monopolies would take over!
http://j.mp/1HuZrGA
Link excerpt:
Yesterday, the Federal Communication Commission revealed that it took in a record $44.9 billion in bids for it s AWS-3 wireless spectrum auction. Today, it released more data about the winners and…

January 30, 2015 at 11:21AM

With Lindsey Graham announcing, the GOP field is so bad that even Mitt doesn’t want to be associated with it. This is how Santorum ends up nominated.

American Sniper has warped Americans’ fragile little minds

What?! I think most minds have been warped for quite some time. What do you think?
http://j.mp/1Cezc45
Link excerpt:
How does modern propaganda work? How effective is it? Adam blows these issues wide open with an incredible series of man on the street interviews. For the re…

Google to police: Waze app can’t ‘track’ officers’ movements

Too bad. Should definitely be on the product backlog.
http://j.mp/15KNXx7
Link excerpt:
Real-time traffic app Waze’s police spotting feature is a deterrent for dangerous driving, not a tool that can “track” police officers, Google officials said in response to concerns from the Los Angeles police chief.

January 27, 2015 at 09:17AM

Spoiler: AAPL will blow out their forecast and set a disappointingly low forecast for next quarter.
In 3 months, repeat.

American Sniper Is An Ordinary War Movie, And That’s Why You Hate It

Like the movie itself, this review is fairly nuanced and ambivalent until a disappointing end. Worth a read whether you agree or not.
http://j.mp/1JvC39q
Link excerpt:
The reason why many critics dislike American Sniper is rather simple. As I have said earlier, many movie critics want to see a movie that is essentially about American defeat. The movie has to be, in…

First U.S. Bitcoin Exchange Set to Open

“I hope nobody got suckered into this Ponzi scheme.”
Mmmmyeeahh… .. .
http://j.mp/1Jr5Z6D
Link excerpt:
Coinbase Inc., a startup backed by $106 million from the New York Stock Exchange, banks and venture-capital firms, will allow individuals and institutions to trade and monitor real-time pricing of the cryptocurrency.

Does Privilege Matter? – 8-Bit Philosophy

You are as free as you want to be.
http://j.mp/1CUeX8m
Link excerpt:
Get a feel for the privileged life: hit the SUBSCRIBE button! CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE: http://goo.gl/N4Fse9 Welcome back to 8-Bit Philosophy, where gaming makes y…

Dashcam records strikes raining down on Mariupol

Think your commute is bad?
http://j.mp/18gzivs
Link excerpt:
The driver of a car was lucky to survive after filming Saturday’s shelling in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol. At least 30 people were killed and more than a hundred injured when rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops.

Courtesy: Viktor Zubritsky