Monday Morning Link Dump: 6 Californias, Anarchist Author Grows Up, Luxury Scientific Journals, and more

It’s Monday again! Here is a selection of interesting links that I have run across that I never got around to sharing:

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur proposes splitting California into six new individual states

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The author of The Anarchist’s Cookbook grew up, married, had kids, renounced radicalism, and became a confirmed Anglican Christian who wishes his book would be taken out of print.

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Nobel Prize winning scientist Randy Schekman criticizes the way “luxury” scientific journals like Nature, Cell, and Science create incentives that distort good science.

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An amazing 240 year old programmable automaton capable of writing any custom text up to 40 letters long.

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