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severak 22.12.2022 10:29:14

Why the super rich are inevitable

Why some mathematicians argue the economy is designed to create a few super rich people – unless we stop it.

severak 21.12.2022 11:37:26

College-Educated Professionals Are Capitalism’s Useful Idiots

How I got co-opted into helping the rich prevail at the expense of everybody else

severak 17.12.2022 22:46:27

The internet wants to be fragmented

Throwing the whole world into a single room together doesn't work.

severak 8.12.2022 10:13:11

I wrote a story for a friend

In which I liberate the ending to Minecraft from Microsoft… and give it to you.

severak 5.12.2022 09:27:44



severak 23.8.2022 15:42:13

On Corpspeak

Syncing Up, Circling Back, Learnings and Asks, Oh My

severak 7.4.2022 12:56:16

A Brief History & Ethos of the Digital Garden

Maggie's digital garden filled with visual essays on programming, design, and anthropology

severak 1.4.2022 14:51:09

Bělíček: Krize imaginace se nekoná, čteme jen špatné knihy. by TRHLINA


severak 29.3.2022 15:50:22

Why Mastodon Isn't Great For Serendipity

In my search to better understand the effects of …

severak 29.3.2022 11:51:40

The phones of Ukrainian president Zelensky

Interesting telephone equipment in the offices of Ukrainian president Zelensky

severak 21.2.2022 11:00:26

Jan Bělíček: Plačky nad buranstvím. Bílá chudina v současné kultuře -

Hillbilly Elegy, tedy zaostalcova, vidlákova nebo horalova elegie – tak nazval svou knihu právník a publicista J. D. Vance (česky vyšla loni v nakladatelství Argo jako Americká elegie). Především díky triumfu Donalda Trumpa v prezidentských volbách se jí ve Spojených státech prodaly statisíce výtisků a z autora se přes noc stala celebrita.

severak 2.2.2022 01:48:56

Okuda Hiroko: The Casio Employee Behind the “Sleng Teng” Riddim that Revolutionized Reggae

The “Sleng Teng” riddim revolutionized reggae music in the mid-1980s, and has spawned hundreds of versions in the decades since then. Less well known is the story of how the distinctive bassline originated in a preset sample included on a Casio electronic keyboard and the work of a young developer fresh out of college.

severak 28.1.2022 10:41:54

‘It’s a glorified backpack of tubes and turbines’: Dave Eggers on jetpacks and the enigma of solo flight

When inventor ​David Mayman took to the skies, it seemed he’d answered an age-old longing for flight. So why did no one seem to care?

severak 27.1.2022 00:25:42

Why Don't We Use the Math We Learn in School? - Scott H Young


severak 13.1.2022 16:34:13

Colors: Where did they go? An investigation.

Why do so many TV shows and movies look like they were filmed in a gray wasteland?

severak 11.1.2022 10:35:24

19-Year-Old Student Hides Spy Camera In His Clothing To Take Secret Street Photos In The 1890s

Carl Størmer (1872-1957) enjoyed a hobby that was very, very unusual at the time. He walked around Oslo, Norway in the 1890s with his spy camera and secretly took everyday pictures of people. The subjects in Størmer's pictures appear in their natural state. It extremely differs from the grave and strict posing trends that dominated in photography during those years.

severak 11.1.2022 10:14:43

A Few Things I’ve Learned About Livestreaming


severak 6.1.2022 11:47:41

Crypto: the good, the bad and the ugly

It has been very frustrating watching the rise of cryptocurrency (which, forgive me cryptographers, I will be calling "crypto" from here on) because a whole bunch of smart people in tech seem to be very, very excited about it. When good new things show up in tech, I've generally found them intriguing. I'm by no means an early adopter, but once the train is leaving the station I am generally on board. But crypto hasn't grabbed me like that. Every time I dig into crypto I find things that s

severak 3.1.2022 12:25:16

Digital Real Estate and the Digital Housing Crisis

As long as there has been digital real estate, there have been digital housing crises, which typically stem from a shortage of digital land.

severak 1.1.2022 20:53:34

Chindogu: Japan’s Art of Useless Inventions | Equilibrium Fans


severak 4.12.2021 15:59:16

The weirdest book in the world just turned 40. We talked to its creator.

Italian artist Luigi Serafini gives us a look inside the 40th anniversary edition of his beautifully bizarre Codex Seraphinianus.

severak 30.11.2021 12:36:42

How I became the internet’s most notorious bike thief - CyclingTips


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