The ancestors of sharks survived at least three mass extinctions. Sharks are a...– http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2013/05/18/humans-will-survive/4xwoH2GARqtdyBx5EyvapL/story.html (via m1k3y)
The digital ‘wretched of the earth’ are people, images and data sets which are...– Hito Steyerl - In the Junkyard of Wrecked Fictions | Mute (via new-aesthetic)
Yahoo since the 90s
nmatv: From: Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo news: Tumblr acquisition in the works
Florida teen Kaitlyn Hunt, 18, is seeing her young... →
wilwheaton: She was kicked off the basketball team because of the potential for “drama” her presence created. She’s been vilified by fellow students, called “criminal,” “rapist” and “child abuser.” She was expelled from school. And far worse. She’s facing a lifetime label of “sex-offender,” because the other girl’s parents brought criminal charges against her despite the fact that the...
To be without money is to buy from a placeless netherworld and be told to take...– The hidden costs of buying on the cheap (via susie-c)
Digital Femme: Tumblr: Movin’ on up. →
mercurialblonde: I have to disagree with Murphy. The comics industry—any entertainment industry—is a rich man’s game, be he young or old. Surprisingly, creation itself is a luxury—one that requires time, supplies, and a support network. Those who have wealth are able to acquire resources in greater abundance. Those who do not have money but still possess the desire to create are often expected...
Google Fiber and its ilk may be the final straw that will break the back of...– Not untrue, so far as it goes. And, without figures to hand so yeah pinch of salt, but I think the US network tv “hits” of last season, like REVOLUTION, would have been woeful cancellation fodder even four years ago. Cable, both basic and premium, have gotten their whacks in, but the full-on...
Demographic of One: The Situation of Andrew "weev"... →
mollycrabapple: via a friend who just visited him in prison. Andrew is currently serving 3.5 years for revealing a security flaw by AT&T. He has been in administrative segregation for twenty days as punishment for using his payphone calls to post to Soundcloud, and for sending pre-written tweets to a friend to…