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ISIS Isn’t the Real Enemy. The “Game of Thrones” Medieval Mindset That Birthed It Is. — Medium

ISIS Isn’t the Real Enemy. The “Game of Thrones” Medieval Mindset That Birthed It Is. — Medium

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George Washington Carver

I know Black History Month is over, but this morning I’m fascinated by George Washington Carver. Born into slavery, he relentlessly pursued an education to postgrad level. Became part of the teaching faculty at Booker T. Washington’s new Tuskegee University where he researched botany. Carver devoted himself to farm reform, promoting crops other than cotton (like peanuts) to develop agricultural resilience in the South. Carver and Henry Ford were buddies apparently.

George Washington Carver

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The Agrarian is Political

The “removal of friction”, Uber, the archonic economy of disintermediation…

The Agrarian is Political

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These Futuristic Churches Will Fill Even Non-Believers With Awe

These Futuristic Churches Will Fill Even Non-Believers With Awe

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What ISIS Really Wants

What ISIS Really Wants

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The Anxieties of Big Data

The Anxieties of Big Data

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Are we ready for companies that run themselves? – David Morris – Aeon

Are we ready for companies that run themselves? – David Morris – Aeon

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The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence – Wait But Why

The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence – Wait But Why

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Dealing with love, romance and rejection on Valentine’s Day

A nice summary of research on love and rejection.

Dealing with love, romance and rejection on Valentine’s Day

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Review: Jupiter Ascending Is The Worst Movie Ever Go See It Immediately

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So what exactly is Jupiter Ascending? Let’s start with the basics: this movie is not The Matrix. This movie is not Dune. This movie is not Star Wars, nor is it The Fifth Element.

Oh I’m there.

Review: Jupiter Ascending Is The Worst Movie Ever Go See It Immediately