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  1. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "If you disintegrate #, in the end you'll see that what you have left is an olive tree, a vineyard, and a ship. Which means: with these you can rebuild it." http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/04/young-greeks-turning-farming-170417123546814.html

    about 2 days ago from web in context
  2. Matthew Davidson mjd

    Blaming the fact that I'm such a prat on the late-20th C imperative to be cool. Hot #: great. Cool jazz: insufferable. I aspire to warmth.

    about 6 days ago from web
  3. Matthew Davidson mjd

    # to the # and suddenly everything doesn't seem so bad. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21C-I-SwxJ4

    about 14 days ago from web in context
  4. ruben h tregeagle

    My brother told me his memory of me since I've been living on the otherside of the world is a man who is perpetually jetlagged

    about 13 days ago from mustard at 30°22'59"S 153°5'59"E in context
  5. ruben h tregeagle

    In Athens for a night and a day. All I can think that I'd like to do is find a really good souvlaki.

    about 15 days ago from mustard at 30°22'59"S 153°5'59"E in context
  6. Bob Jonkman bobjonkman

    ♻ Jeff Jarmoc @jjarmoc: In a relatively short time we've taken a system built to resist destruction by nuclear weapons and made it vulnerable to toasters. ¶ via @HackerFantastic on # !security

    about 16 days ago from sn.jonkman.ca
  7. Matthew Davidson mjd

    #'s liking for market stall fragrant oils continues to baffle me. I think I know what this one is, but I can't find the little bottle labeled "Trench Foot".

    about 15 days ago from web in context
  8. Matthew Davidson mjd

    It pains me to admit that air travel is very efficient. On a train, it can take hours and hours before you're a sobbing wreck crying "Please, just make it stop!" On a plane you can get there in minutes. Sometimes before you've boarded.

    about 22 days ago from web
  9. Bob Jonkman bobjonkman

    "Prove you're not a robot: 1) Injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2) Disobey orders given by a human being. 3) Jeopardize your own existence." #

    about 17 days ago from sn.jonkman.ca in context
  10. ruben h tregeagle

    The biology of our best and worst selves | Robert Sapolsky - http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~5/xbjVGgIoOs4/RobertSapolsky_2017.mp4

    about 20 days ago from mustard at 30°22'59"S 153°5'59"E in context
  11. Matthew Davidson mjd

    It's a follow-up to my earlier work "Assonant Non Sequiturs: Discussed Excursions, Excess Discursions, Ruddy Nasturtiums."

    about a month ago from web in context
  12. Bob Jonkman bobjonkman

    "Cybersecurity Expert" is on a par with "Information Superhighway Consultant".

    about a month ago from sn.jonkman.ca in context
  13. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "There was an Irish athlete who went to the doctor. She said 'I'm really worried that I'm growing a penis 'cos of the steroids.' And the doctor said 'Anabolic?' She said 'No, just a penis.'" # Jeremy Hardy http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0522gmj

    about 23 days ago from web
  14. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @jeffcliff When we get rid of the foul injustice of state currency, what then for the status quo? Does the Ayn Rand Übermensch open his # wallet and direct us all far more efficiently than democracy ever could?

    about a month ago from web in context
  15. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @strypey The village feast as a means of converting a domestic surplus into social alliances via indebtedness: https://aeon.co/ideas/how-the-village-feast-paved-the-way-to-empires-and-economics

    about a month ago from web
  16. ruben h tregeagle

    How Canada completely lost its mind over real estate - Macleans.ca - http://www.macleans.ca/economy/realestateeconomy/how-canada-completely-lost-its-mind-over-real-estate/ sounds familiar...

    about a month ago from mustard at 30°22'59"S 153°5'59"E in context
  17. ruben h tregeagle

    Glad to see some London traditions still hold true http://ur1.ca/qtgs4

    about a month ago from mustard at 30°22'59"S 153°5'59"E
  18. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @tregeagle Here's # debt to GDP ratio. Data from BIS, graph from # (yay!). The camel humps are "the recession we had to have" and the # We've been getting deeper into hock on the imaginary value of our houses since the 80s. Tick… tick… http://ur1.ca/qsqlk

    about a month ago from web in context
  19. Matthew Davidson mjd

    # I love # # In dial-up days `wget -c [URL]` was essential. Now it's still often easier, and certainly feels more "real", to open a terminal than entrust a web browser with downloading a stock-photo-bloated PDF. https://www.gnu.org/software/wget/manual/wget.html

    about a month ago from web
  20. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @strypey Showing my age here. I thought it was going to be a video about how to re-use an old mainframe terminal CRT.

    about a month ago from web in context