"—or market fetishism—is not the consistent application of modern , but its primitive, simplistic perversion…

In short, neoliberalism became just another name for economics.

Contemporary economics is finally breaking free from its market fetishism, offering plenty of tools we can use to make society more inclusive."


" & , mentiras e áudio-tape... E os querem enfiar o em seu avanço sobre a , escalando quem são “os amigos” e “os inimigos”...

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[19th century] "is founded on treating not as something that should be shared, as a basis for some kind of consensus through publishing, through contributing knowledge to the common good. Knowledge starts to be treated as some kind of

A key issue in the 17th century …was that findings had to be made to the community. The same thing with & . They’re there for the public."


" has authoritarian-right bias. It feeds on vast created by natural behavior, has a tendency to inherit endemic biases, & codify them in favor of conservative authoritarians who see the incumbent balance of power as natural & just.
A platform-scale social technology is a political ideology. If you want open, pluralist platforms, you're going to have to mix technologies and arrange them in a conscious balance of power."


"Consider when someone sends a vial of saliva to . The person may not realize it will be resold to firms..

This is the same sort of Facebook and Google offer. You pay with your , which is used to target you with ads."


Who did China ban from flying?

“while the system’s ‘’ focus on violations of laws, that covers a lot of ground. Violations can include some forms of speech, consequences for failure to regulate the of others in chat groups, insulting the courts, and so on”


"The purpose was to investigate the history of a by using the information provided through and databases. We start with Peripleo, the LOD-based search engine of , which connect several partnered datasets by using as the common ground.

Through , we had access to a massive set of resources, including . Textual sources were collected through , for its focus on locations."


"With one Medium riposte, has turned a tawdry tabloid scandal into a gripping, time-stamped drama stretching from scenes in the to .. Bezos chose to amplify it. By a lot. And that allowed him to frame it.

At a time when critics are asking whether billionaires should be abolished as a species and others are specifically training their crosshairs on ’s marketplace power, enter Jeff Bezos the hero."


An Manifesto, by an Early Investor

"I’m reminded of ' —computers for human empowerment. Our jobs, what we think, we like, & we buy. Those are elements of what makes us individuals, are we going to delegate those things to a computer?" @Moonalice@twitter

That's no bike.

McNamee was an adviser to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and helped recruit Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, but now he’s speaking out against the social giant.


"Substâncias como a trazem soluções a sofrimentos psíquicos para os quais não existem respostas na psiquiatria tradicional", afirma o neurocientista Sidarta Ribeiro, vice-diretor do Instituto do Cérebro.

De fato, a última grande novidade da psiquiatria foi a fluoxetina (Prozac), de 1986. A psiquiatria terá que abraçar a [dos cogumelos], o , o e o para tratar de , , PTSD ou próximas do suicídio."


Contra a ,

"No último dia 31 de outubro o juiz federal Mário Jambo (RN) autorizou cidadã a ter até seis plantas e a transportá-las. Foi a primeira vez que a justiça brasileira liberou o plantio para tratamento de depressão.

A ação também se estende a sua filha, que a ajuda no cultivo. Com a autorização, V. agora pode também extrair o óleo de cannabis. O juiz disse que se o uso recreativo não é considerado crime, o uso so médico também não pode ser."


Back in the days: " reminded us that we were part of a design system that could be changed. Different from a , where this is the way it is to be.. it can look like a game from the outside, but it is closed inside." @erik_davis

Culture-crafter and plant poet Delvin Solkinson talks to about principles, OS Gaia, , visionary art, design activation, and the Galactic Trading Card Oracle.


"There are very few companies in the world with the to take a project like this and exert subtle across so many government domains. But we should be talking about an economic development plan from the City of , not Inc."


I signed the . You should too. Because it is important that policy makers and citizens strengthen the legal concept that enables free and unrestricted and of and .


German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook's Whole Ad Business


Some good news to kick off the weekend with.


Jeff Bezos Protests the Invasion of his as Amazon Builds a Sprawling Surveillance State For Everyone Else

"If were the victim of abuses, it would be scandalous and dangerous. It would also be deeply ironic because is a critical partner for the USGov in building an ever-more invasive, militarized and sprawling state."


"research shows that hyper-involved is the route to kids’ success in today’s unequal world. Those who can afford to are probably making things even more for the . ..the prognosis for parenting doesn’t look good."


"In very broad strokes, the legislation laid out by and Markey sets goals for some drastic measures to cut carbon emissions across the economy, from electricity generation to transportation to agriculture. In the process, it aims to create jobs and boost the economy.

It combines big climate-change-related ideas with a wish list of progressive economic proposals that, taken together, would touch nearly every American and overhaul the economy."


"The most unusual fact about is that it deviates from an orbit that is shaped purely by the gravitational force of the sun. Usually, in the case of comets, such a deviation is caused by the evaporation of ice on the surface of the comet, like the rocket effect. That’s what show: a cometary tail of evaporated gas. We don’t see a cometary tail here, but, nevertheless, we see a deviation from the expected orbit… the question is what gives the extra push"


"the specific “partnership” between and public institutions…
happens under a political and economic environment were cultural policy is reduced to tourism and entertainment, budgets are tied to attendance , with likes and on as part of these metrics, which creates a pressure and a very uncritical “cultural heritage + digitisation” solution, making it difficult for our weak institutions to reject the offer."

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