This is a collections of thoughts and images that have engaged my imagination, provoked a thought or inspired me.

20th September 2014

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FCC chairman promises net neutrality except that Hollywood can spy on you and screw up your net connection if it wants to [2009]

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FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski addressed The Brookings Institution in DC yesterday and laid down the Commission’s vision of the future of networking and telecommunications, and it’s good stuff: Net neutrality is in, sleazy mobile phone company tricks are out.

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20th September 2014

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Pharmaceutical companies deliberately mislead doctors into prescribing useless and even harmful meds [2012] →

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Writing in the Guardian, Ben Goldacre reveals the shocking truth about the drugs that doctors prescribe: thanks to aggressive manipulation from the pharmaceutical companies and passivity from regulators, doctors often don’t know that the drugs were ineffective (or harmful) in a majority of…

19th September 2014

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19th September 2014

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18th September 2014

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Apple’s Patriot-Act-detecting “warrant canary” dies

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It’s been less than a day since the company published its new, excellent privacy policy — but Gigaom has noticed that the latest Apple transparency report, covering Jan 1-Jun 30 2014, has eliminated the line that says that the company has received no secret Patriot Act “section 215” requests, which come with gag orders prohibiting companies from discussing them.

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18th September 2014

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creatingaquietmind:

 

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18th September 2014

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Reading nook

creatingaquietmind:

Reading nook

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18th September 2014

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Stephen King, The Dark Tower

creatingaquietmind:

Stephen King, The Dark Tower

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18th September 2014

Photo reblogged from Gradness Madness with 2,659 notes

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17th September 2014

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Tim O’Reilly explains the mistakes he made and the lessons he learned [2013]

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Tim O’Reilly sets out six “failures” from his experience founding and running O’Reilly Media. It’s a frank self-examination, and contains a lot of smarts. I really liked the point about not giving in to corporate lawyers and HR departments (I’ve made this mistake, too):

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