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When Did The Internet Stop Being A Work Of Art?

Is it just me or does the web feel much different than it did back in the late 90’s and early 00’s? Yes, I know I’m much older now, and no, I don’t mean in terms of graphics or what is technically capable now. 767 more words

Thoughts

PostCapitalism: The end of capitalism has begun

Paul Mason (@paulmasonnews), author of PostCapitalism, writes for The Guardian:

The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during the Greek crisis, plus the expectation that the banks would be nationalised, revived briefly a 20th-century dream: the forced destruction of the market from above. 192 more words

Financial Crisis

Digital surveillance in Britain 'worse than Orwell', says new UN privacy chief

Adam Alexander reports for The Guardian:

The first UN privacy chief has said the world needs a Geneva convention style law for the internet to safeguard data and combat the threat of massive clandestine digital surveillance. 200 more words

UK

anal og

I used to write letters with paper, and ink and I’d draw a doodle at the bottom. I’d never see it again once it slid into the metal mail slot. 194 more words

Daily Journal

Geeking out - Winter 2015

So apparently these are no longer monthly posts, but seasonal posts! Ugh, life huh? That life stuff is still going on around here – in the past couple of weeks Big R got the flu, then I got the flu, then he got gastro, and now I have sinusitis. 1,330 more words

Miscellany

China plans security offices inside internet firms to stop 'illegal behaviour'

Reuters reports:

China is planning to set up “network security offices” in major internet companies and for websites so authorities can move more quickly against illegal online behaviour, the ministry of public security said in a statement. 96 more words

Surveillance