weekly reel April 25, 2021
Hi frendz, and music with Kairon; IRSE! (merci Sam).
Polysomn by Kairon; IRSE! (bandcamp.com)
News news news:
- Kottke: New climate normals & shifting baselines.
- Kottke: What happened with the European super football league?
- NYT: Languishing, via everybody.
- New PBF! Spared, Night Shift.
- A difficult-to-watch but useful frontal reminder of the unfathomable logical / intellectual depths some "news" sites & politicians live in, and why there's no point arguing with it: CNN - Inside the right-wing nonsense machine, red meat edition. Via DF.
- Lots this week about bitcoin's unforgivable ecological footprint:
- By the rich: Fortune: How much bitcoin comes from dirty coal?
- By a nerd: Drew DeVault: Cryptocurrency is a disaster.
- By a green: [fr] Nitot : Le bitcoin est-il écolo ?
- Ingrid Burrington: The infrastructural power beneath the internet as we know it, on the "social infrastructure" newspeak.
- James Yu: things are a little crazy rn, two GPT-3 bots try to find a time to meet up. Via waxy.