In 1990, John Perry Barlow wrote about trying virtual reality. His description will sound familiar to anyone whose… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/962835893546463233 source: https://twitter.com/eff/status/962835893546463233
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Small, sad patch to `aframe-machinima-testing` today.
Economics professor Richard Wolff: just as democracy was the political alternative to monarchy, worker #coop is the economic alternative to to our current monarchy-like predominant business model
John Perry Barlow has died. He was a founding member of both the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Freedom of the Press Foundation, and wrote the "Declaration of Cyberspace Independence", which begins...
> "Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On behalf of the future, I ask you of the past to leave us alone."
He was a visionary and it is our loss.
The creator of those machines used to have a TV series where he explained how things work in a very clear and entertaining way.
Highly recommend watching!
Please join me in celebrating Dr. @Gin!
After two short years of crazy intense work, she has successfully defended a PhD at the Institute of Education (UCL, London)
Check out the project at https://haha.academy/
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Apparently Republicans have released a memo alleging that the FBI has abused its surveillance powers.
Isn't that what the FBI basically does, though? Do these ignorant shitfountains not remember J. Edgar Hoover?
I guess they're fine with shit like COINTELPRO as long as the FBI is doing it to black people, leftists, queers, and poor people - but heaven forbid that Republicans be subject to FBI scrutiny.
I have a solution: abolish the FBI, CIA, and NSA.