Quick links (#12)

Eastern Lightning.

The disintegration of Iraq begins.

A liberal exit map (+ private cities).

Futuristic governments (+ Securocracy).

Some developments on the blockchain: Ideologi (a “marketplace of ideas”), SchellingCoin, Mastercoin, Orisi, bit-thereum (speculative), high-entropy paper wallets, some communist concerns.

Beside Craig Hickman’s epic review of Urbanomic’s #Accelerate (links here), quite a lot of additional Accelerationist discussion has been taking place.

What Google wants from Docker.

The Oculus strategy.

A little more on VITAL (The AI on the Deep Knowledge Ventures board).

Background to the net-neutrality argument.

Caution over algorithmic justice.

Re-tuning music.

On the return of Norbert Wiener.

Nietzsche and AI.

Earth’s hidden ocean.

Naming the Anthropocene.


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