2000 Times Weirder
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"But the right way to talk about this — about “ruling your world” with mind-control (and servicepeople-control) techniques — involves acknowledging structural barriers that allow some people to do this while punishing others for trying. And it involves a healthy discussion of whether we should."
When “Life Hacking” Is Really White Privilege — Get Bullish — Medium
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"What the world leaders were celebrating was the successful postponement of the true crisis which will explode when poor, black South Africans effectively become a collective political agent."
The ‘fake’ Mandela memorial interpreter said it all | Slavoj Žižek
Hmm
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"That’s how power works. It makes it so that essentially all choices can be absorbed into and mobilized on behalf of the system. Fighting the system on behalf of the disadvantaged – in this case, women – requires individual sacrifices that are extraordinarily costly."
My Two Cents on Feminism and Miley Cyrus » Sociological Images
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"「モラトリアムでいいんだ」ではなくモラトリアムしかないんじゃないかという逃げ道なき逃走(逃走以外に生きる道のない逃走)こそ浅田=スキゾ・キッズの実存なわけだ。"

スキゾ・キッズ(浅田彰) - Blog: Sato Site on the Web Side

逃げ道なき逃走の果ては引きこもりだったりもするのかな?

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WHEN THE END OF THE QUARTER IS APPROACHING:
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WHEN YOU HAVE A REALLY POSITIVE EXPERIENCE AT A CONFERENCE AND REMEMBER WHY YOU GOT INTO ACADEMIA IN THE FIRST PLACE:
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WHEN SOMEONE SAYS THAT YOU DON’T NEED TO LOOK AT FACEBOOK BEFORE STARTING WORKING:
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WHEN YOU ARE EXCITED ABOUT A THEORIST BUT YOUR ADVISOR IS NOT:
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WhatsApp for iPhone moves to $0.99 annual subscription model
By Aaron Souppouris, theverge.com
What­sApp, the multi-platform mes­sag­ing app used by over 250 mil­lion peo­ple per month, is now free to down­load for iOS users. Pre­vi­ous­ly a $0.99 pur­chase, the price-drop brings the iPhone app in line with the Android ver­sion, which is al…
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"Russia is hosting the 2014 Olympic games in Sochi. What does this mean for gay athletes and spectators? Is the US Olympic Committee okay with this?"
36 Photos From Russia That Everyone Needs To See
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(via The World’s Biggest Data Breaches in One Stunning Visualization)
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"時 間 が 経 ち 、 い つ 安 倍 人 気 が し ぼ む か わ か ら な い 。 そ こ で 思 い つ い た の が 一 網 打 尽 方 式 。 い ま 、 こ の 、 三 分 の 二 の 勢 力 を 使 っ て 、 改 憲 条 件 の 三 分 の 二 を 半 分 に し て し ま え ば 、 あ ら 不 思 議 、 あ と は い つ で も 過 半 数 で 自 在 に 条 文 を い じ れ る で は な い か 。 こ い つ は 名 案 だ 。 い つ や る か 、 今 で し ょ ! こ の 人 は ど う や ら 悪 知 恵 の ま わ り 方 が 半 端 じ ゃ な い よ う で す 。日 本 の 改 憲 は 他 国 に 比 べ て ハ ー ド ル が 高 す ぎ る の だ 、 と 平 気 で 大 嘘 を つ く 。 た と え ば ア メ リ カ 合 衆 国 は も っ と ず っ と 大 変 な の に 。(*8)"

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Warm up your wrist: 5M smartwatch shipments expected in 2014
Kevin C. Tofel, gigaom.com
Smart­watch­es of some sort have been around for years with­out truly mak­ing a dent in the main­stream con­sumer mar­ket. That’s all about to change, accord­ing to research firm Canalys: It expects a 900 per­cent increase in smart­watch ship­ment…
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8 Terrible Startup Decisions And How To Avoid Them
Scott Gerber, readwrite.com
Fail­ure can be dev­as­tat­ing, but busi­ness own­ers who dust them­selves off after a deci­sion gone awry are often bet­ter for it. Learn­ing the hard way can lead to bet­ter process­es, stronger hires and improved cus­tomer reten­tion, to name a…
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Former HMV worker opens new shop named HVM
Harriet Gibsone, guardian.co.uk
A former HMV employee, who opened his own shop called HVM last week, has been forced to change its name to WAH after facing legal action from the original store.The Derry-based record shop is run by Tony Cregan, who worked at HMV in the city’s…