20 years a blogger: Reflections on a lifetime of reflecting.
#10yrsago Disney World’s awful Tiki Room catches fire <a href="https://thedisneyblog.com/2011/01/12/fire-reported-at-magic-kingdom-tiki-room/">https://thedisneyblog.com/2011/01/12/fire-reported-at-magic-kingdom-tiki-room/</a>
#10yrsago Disney World’s awful Tiki Room catches fire https://thedisneyblog.com/2011/01/12/fire-reported-at-magic-kingdom-tiki-room/
#10yrsago Interview with hacker anthropologist Biella Coleman https://thecommandline.net/2011/01/12/gabriella_coleman/
#5yrsago Income inequality makes the 1% sad, too https://hbr.org/2016/01/income-inequality-makes-whole-countries-less-happy
#1yrago The bubbles in VR, cryptocurrency and machine learning are all part of the parallel computing bubble https://memex.craphound.com/2020/01/13/the-bubbles-in-vr-cryptocurrency-and-machine-learning-are-all-part-of-the-parallel-computing-bubble/
#1yrago Top tech grads are increasingly unwilling to work for Big Tech, viewing it as a new, unethical Wall Street https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/11/style/college-tech-recruiting.html
#1yrago Olympics warns athletes that kneeling, fist-raising and other political actions will be banned at the Tokyo 2020 games https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2020/01/cowardice-olympics-committee-slammed-for-new-guidelines-barring-athletes-from-kneeling-raising-fists.html
Yesterday's threads: Mini retro computers; Bunkered, infectious, maskless Republicans infected Congress; and more!
My latest novel is Attack Surface, a sequel to my bestselling Little Brother books. @washingtonpost called it "a political cyberthriller, vigorous, bold and savvy about the limits of revolution and resistance."
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I have a (free) new book out! "How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism" is an anti-monopolist critique of Big Tech that connects the rise of conspiratorial thinking to the rise of tech monopolies and proposes a way to deal with both:
My ebooks and audiobooks (from @torbooks, @HoZ_Books, @mcsweeneys, and others) are for sale all over the net, but I sell 'em too, and when you buy 'em from me, I earn twice as much and you get books with no DRM and no license "agreements."
* Hedging Bets on the Future (Motherboard Cyber):
* Applying the Pandemic Mindset to Climate Change:
* 2020 Beaverbrook Lectures:
* Bibliotherapy/Shelf Healing:
My first picture book is out! It's called Poesy the Monster Slayer and it's an epic tale of bedtime-refusal, toy-hacking and monster-hunting, illustrated by Matt Rockefeller. It's the monster book I dreamt of reading to my own daughter.
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