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Techno-Social Despotism in China vs Decentralized Credentials, Reputation, and Trust

What they are doing in China using technology to modify and mold social behavior is both ingenious and amazing, but also terrifying. This article from Wired is long, but worth the read: INSIDE CHINA’S VAST NEW EXPERIMENT IN SOCIAL RANKING … Continue reading

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Ends vs Means – The Problem With President Obama’s Call for Net Neutrality

The internet has been buzzing with discussion of President Obama’s recent call for Net Neutrality and the contrary reaction from some Republicans like Senator Ted Cruz. If you are not familiar with the term, I encourage you to read about Net … Continue reading

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Monday Link Dump: Antibacterial Silver, Jim Henson Letters, 3D Sugar Printers, and Why You Should Never Use Your ATM Card

Silver has long been thought to have anti-bacterial properties. New research suggests how silver works against bacteria and that adding silver to standard antibiotics not only makes them more effective, but actually reverses antibiotic resistance in E. Coli .

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