I found this excerpt online after hearing @tristanharris read it on Rogan’s podcast. Simply chilling. We were keeping our eye on 1984. When the year came and the prophecy didn’t, thoughtful Americans sang softly in praise of themselves. The roots of liberal democracy had held. Wherever else the terror had happened, we, at least, had not been visited by Orwellian nightmares. But we had...
We covered Twitch the other night in class and our guest lecturer, @mwulff87, mentioned this event which I completely missed! (I completely missed it because I’m not a gamer, nor am I fan of Travis Scott.) This is a good post on how it was received.
This is an intricate infographic linking the founders of alternative music to those that were influenced by them. (You can buy the poster here.) I love this with the exception of one glaring omission. The mighty Jane’s Addiction is completely missing. So beyond definition were Jane’s Addiction in the late 80s, that Rolling Stone referred to them as “art rock”. Their first...
I’ve always been fascinated by different cultures and car culture is no exception. Enjoy!
Not sure how in the hell is missed this but . . . it . . . is . . . AMAZING! Looks like you can get a yellow version and/or preorder War Machine now. Super cheap ;)
Sacha Baron Cohen speaks passionately and eloquently about the need to regulate social media from r/Futurology
This is an amazing speech providing a thoughtful perspective.
This is worth watching . . .
I took a group of students to Japan in 2014 to study mobile consumer behavior. Needless to say, it was an amazing experience. This video summarizes Japan’s diverse culture in 3 minutes and 30 seconds. Enjoy!