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Wednesday film - The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (full)

This documentary is a sympathetic look at Aaron Swartz, the Reddit co-founder, activist, and programmer who committed suicide while under investigation for bulk downloading of journal articles from JSTOR.  62 more words

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What We Can Learn From the TV Host Who Actually Booked 50% Female Guests

Gender disparities in the opinion and talking-head realm are known to be widespread; gaps can be found everywhere from Sunday talk shows and major op-ed pages to “thought leader” journals, Wikipedia editor counts, and… 637 more words

Television

Map of notable squatted social centers and houses in Europe

This map comes courtesy of the  Squatting Europe Kollective, an international interdisciplinary research collective that seeks to “produce reliable and fine-grained knowledge” on squatting throughout the European Union. 79 more words

21st Century

Interwebbed: Cyber and Crypto News for March 4

It’s mid-week and so far an interesting one indeed. While the usual “Company X’s database got spewed all over Pastebin” news seems to have calmed down a bit, giving the news cycle time to concentrate more on Nimoy memorabilia, politicians’ sneaky email habits and the NSA backdooring everything manufactured anywhere on God’s green Earth. 258 more words

Hackers

Flash Wisdom on Authority

Goethe in the Roman Campagna by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein.
By Russ Kick

Government, the legal system, school, organized religions, the media, corporations, various economic concerns . 803 more words

Bizarre

Why You Should Unlearn Almost Everything You Know

painting by Mike Stilkey

by Michelle Walling

Have you found yourselves awakened and confused as hell about what the truth is? Part of the Matrix plan is to provide various teachings of how to move your consciousness into a higher level of the astral realm where you will not realize that you are still in the hierarchical prison system. 1,042 more words

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