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Exodus
‘Fuck Earth!’ Elon Musk said to me, laughing. ‘Who cares about Earth?’ We were sitting in his cubicle, in the front corner of a large open-plan office at SpaceX…
Source: lgrd.co
Length: 27 minutes (6957 words)
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@Big_Eaters_Club 22 hours, 35 minutes ago
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Exodus
‘Fuck Earth!’ Elon Musk said to me, laughing. ‘Who cares about Earth?’ We were sitting in his cubicle, in the front corner of a large open-plan office at SpaceX…
Source: aeon.co
Length: 27 minutes (6957 words)
Submitted by:
@aeonmag 22 hours, 18 minutes ago
42 SAVEs
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is an American Hero
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was considered a judge’s judge when she was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993, an incrementalist who thought Roe v. Wade might have gone too far. Some liberals were…
Published: Sept. 28, 2014
Length: 18 minutes (4722 words)
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@longreads 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
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No, the Rich Are Not Taking All of the Economic Pie (In 8 Charts)
“It’s not easy finding new and interesting ways to illustrate the growth of income inequality over the past few decades,” says Mother Jones blogger Kevin Drum. You think…
Published: Sept. 30, 2014
Length: 18 minutes (4573 words)
Submitted by:
@swinshi 20 hours, 58 minutes ago
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Your Inner Drone: The Politics of the Automated Future
Nicholas Carr | The Glass Cage: Automation and Us | October 2014 | 15 minutes (3,831 words) The following is an excerpt from Nicholas Carr‘s new book, The Glass Cage, out today. Our thanks to…
Author: Longreads
Published: Sept. 30, 2014
Length: 15 minutes (3901 words)
Submitted by:
@longreads 19 hours, 1 minute ago
18 SAVEs
Your Inner Drone: The Politics of the Automated Future
Nicholas Carr | The Glass Cage: Automation and Us | October 2014 | 15 minutes (3,831 words) The following is an excerpt from Nicholas Carr‘s new book, The Glass Cage, out today. Our thanks to…
Author: Longreads
Published: Sept. 30, 2014
Length: 15 minutes (3901 words)
Submitted by:
@wordpressdotcom 23 hours, 28 minutes ago
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Blogging; New Media and PR relationships -
New media has been around for several years now, it’s ‘journalists’, blogging has become accepted by many agencies as a practical tool to promote their product. Professional…
Published: Sept. 29, 2014
Length: 8 minutes (2151 words)
Submitted by:
@rsguthrie 1 day, 16 hours ago
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Your Inner Drone: The Politics of the Automated Future
Nicholas Carr | The Glass Cage: Automation and Us | October 2014 | 15 minutes (3,831 words) The following is an excerpt from Nicholas Carr‘s new book, The Glass Cage, out today. Our thanks to…
Author: Longreads
Published: Sept. 30, 2014
Length: 15 minutes (3901 words)
Submitted by:
@longreads 1 day, 1 hour ago
11 SAVEs
The free-will fix
About 20 years ago, a student in one of my courses began missing classes. After several weeks, she appeared in my office and said that she had a history of major depression, had experienced a relapse…
Source: aeon.co
Length: 8 minutes (2210 words)
Submitted by:
@aeonmag 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
11 SAVEs
#Nightshift: Excerpts from an Instagram Essay
Jeff Sharlet | September 2014 | 12 minutes (2,802 words) 1. Snapshots Dunkin Donuts, West Lebanon, New Hampshire The night shift, for me, is a luxury, the freedom to indulge my insomnia by writing at…
Author: Longreads
Published: Oct. 1, 2014
Length: 9 minutes (2455 words)
Submitted by:
@longreads 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
10 SAVEs
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