I looked for @doctorow’s tweet of this (excellent) article, but his twitter feed was so stuffed with retweets of years-ago articles I couldn’t find one.
A phone that knows about you—but doesn’t tell anyone what it knows about you—would be your interface to a better smart city
A smart city should serve its users, not mine their data
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My year in a nutshell. Not this year—every year.
I’ve been giving blood several times a year for a while now. Maybe it’ll reduce my risk of infection, cancer, or Alzheimer’s as discussed in Iron Is the New Cholesterol. Worst case, it’s a very low risk way to help other people.
It’s so nice to see Illinois being run as an effective state by politicians who can get things done! http://rockrivertimes.com/2019/08/16/pritzker-signs-bill-allowing-graduate-students-to-unionize/ via @geo_uiuc
Very interesting and right up my alley: “fully automated luxury communism isn’t just science fiction: it’s a going concern with real evidence on the ground.” Via BoingBoing. h/t @limako
It’s almost as if it’s easier to regulate a legal business than one that’s forced to operate outside the law! https://www.wate.com/news/national-world/teen-odds-of-using-marijuana-dip-with-recreational-use-laws/
Like Manton Reece says, twitter threads are a wretched substitute for a blog post.
Here, read a blog post about it: Twitter threads | Manton Reece