19 9 / 2014

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In a world where authoritarian capitalism is consolidating itself from Shanghai to the Polish border, from Murmansk to Afghanistan, it was good to see how a people comes alive when given the chance to exercise both the private freedoms of capitalist consumption and the public freedoms of democratic life.

It was also a good night for another idea: the idea that democratic life is about living in and through deep difference, that a United Kingdom deserves to survive into the future because it allows intense and distinct national traditions to share democratic space.

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11 9 / 2014

"Analysts said it was ironic that Apple’s mobile wallet would not yet be available on the continent that is more advanced when it comes to using contactless payment systems."

05 9 / 2014

Broadband affordability around the world.

Broadband affordability around the world.

(Source: twitter.com)

02 9 / 2014

Vint Cerf closes out the opening session: “we don’t need a homogeneous internet - we just need sufficient commonalities.” (at Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar Uluslararası Kongre ve Sergi Sarayı - ICEC)

Vint Cerf closes out the opening session: “we don’t need a homogeneous internet - we just need sufficient commonalities.” (at Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar Uluslararası Kongre ve Sergi Sarayı - ICEC)

26 8 / 2014

Maybe it’s because Vox is too click-baity and I can’t take it seriously.

26 8 / 2014

06 8 / 2014

29 7 / 2014

"Sadness and uneasiness grow in proportion to the time you waste. When you feel a holy impatience to use every minute you will be filled with joy and peace, because you will not be thinking about yourself."

St. Josemaria Escriva

02 7 / 2014

(via How to Run Facebook’s Mood Manipulation Experiment on Yourself - Robinson Meyer - The Atlantic)

This is fascinating. A positive spin on how we can use Facebook’s experiment (beyond the ethical questions it raises).

(via How to Run Facebook’s Mood Manipulation Experiment on Yourself - Robinson Meyer - The Atlantic)

This is fascinating. A positive spin on how we can use Facebook’s experiment (beyond the ethical questions it raises).

02 7 / 2014

logisticalfictions:


Solar Subway. The Solar System as imagined as a subway map.

logisticalfictions:

Solar Subway. The Solar System as imagined as a subway map.