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Console #85 -- Weird, Spacers, and CrowdSec

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26 Dec 2021 • 11 min read
Console by Jackson Kelley
Who Leads Us Across the Sea

This is Life as a Sacred Text, an expansive, loving, everybody-celebrating, nobody-diminished, justice-centered voyage into one of the world’s most ancient and holy books. We’re working our way through…

17 Jan 2022 • 8 min read
Life is a Sacred Text by Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg
How Sun Lijun, once China's youngest vice minister in public security, falls in corruption

As Pekingnology mentioned in the last newsletter highlighting Xi Jinping’s recent remarks on the unrelenting pursuit of graft busting, from Tuesday to Thursday (Jan. 18 to Jan. 20, 2022)., the 19th Central…

16 Jan 2022 • 11 min read
Pekingnology by Zichen Wang
We Live In The Greatest Timeline

GM folks. It’s been a week since our last post but we’re back to our normal weekly cadence and we come bearing good news. By the recent uptick in subscribers we’ve seen over the last week or so, we can…

10 Jan 2022 • 8 min read
Mint Calendar by Mint Calendar
Featured Publication
Fintech Update, 1/3 - 1/9

Hi! It’s Monday, January 10, 2022. Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday and your year is off to a good start. We’re excited to be kicking off our 8th(!) year together and looking forward…

10 Jan 2022 • 3 min read
The Fintech Update by The Fintech Update
Tools to unleash and capture creativity while walking

It's no secret that you unleash your creative juices when you walk. Famous creatives like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg have been known for being big walkers. German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, who…

09 Jan 2022 • 1 min read
The Writing Gamble by Natasha Tynes 🇯🇴🇺🇸
Henry Aaron and the RBI

A while back I wrote about some of the famous people who died in 2021 and one of them was Henry Aaron and because I write in a “flood of consciousness” style (“stream of consciousness” doesn’t do my brain…

09 Jan 2022 • 6 min read
leejudge by Lee Judge
Network effects - growing pains

(Read web version.) The network effect describes a situation where a product becomes more valuable as user numbers grow. When the telephone was introduced 140 years ago its value to users increased rapidly…

09 Jan 2022 • 3 min read
A Bit Gamey by Phil Martin
Klay Thompson's country of interlude

I keep a fortune on the fridge, in the middle of the jumble of photos and postcards and souvenir magnets, that says, ‘You emerge victorious from the maze you’ve been travelling in’. I like it because the…

07 Jan 2022 • 7 min read
It's Friday, Write Your Own Headline

I’m tired. Is 2022 over yet? Are you a patriot? If so, you should be glad to know that Jill Biden — excuse me, DOCTOR Jill Biden — now has her own entrance theme: DOCTOR Biden deserves her own entrance…

07 Jan 2022 • 4 min read
Who the Heck Is Jim Treacher? by Jim Treacher
Episode 12: Olympic Gaming 🎮

Welcome to a new episode of Year 2049, the comic series helping you become more informed about the events, discoveries, and inventions shaping our future. If this was forwarded to you, subscribe so you…

07 Jan 2022 • 5 min read
Year 2049 by Fawzi Ammache
Franchise Friday: The Matrix Resurrections

This post contains major spoilers for ‘The Matrix Resurrections.” A bit of inside baseball before getting into the post. My original plan had been to kick off Franchise Friday for 2022 with a look at the…

07 Jan 2022 • 11 min read
Chrisicisms by Chris Williams
A Critic in the North

Good morning and welcome to Vittles. All contributors to Vittles are paid. This is all made possible through user donations, either through Patreon or Substack. If you would prefer to make a one-off payment…

07 Jan 2022 • 5 min read
Vittles by Vittles
Republics fall, dictators rise

There was once a president of a republic. At first he was elected, but when the elections went against him, he refused to accept the results. He had followers, though, and they donated enough money for…

07 Jan 2022 • 4 min read
Happened by Pete Harbeson
The NFT Newsletter | Issue #12

AN UNFORGETTABLE, IMMERSIVE NFT CONFERENCE IN LOS ANGELES NFT LA is now officially happening on March 28-30. For more details, visit http://nftla.live Some speakers have been announced including Mark Cuban…

07 Jan 2022 • 4 min read
The NFT Newsletter by Edge of NFT
Venetian Snares

There’s an enduring genre of urbanist Twitter content in which people juxtapose photos of old, dense, well-preserved cities (usually European) against amorphous contemporary sprawl (usually American),…

06 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read
Kneeling Bus by Drew Austin
BAN #390: Orion aflame, Where’s Venus?

[Hubble image of NGC 3603. Credit: NASA, ESA, R. O'Connell (UVa), F. Paresce (NIA, Bologna, Italy), E. Young (USRA/Ames Research Center), the WFC3 Science Oversight Committee, and the Hubble Heritage Team…

06 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read
Bad Astronomy Newsletter by Phil Plait