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Legacies of my distant relatives Jun 17, 2020 📚 & 🔗 & 🗒 & 🎵 & #️⃣ & observations Cartoons (Jon) Criminal Profiling (John) Doctor Who (Harriet) Donkeys (Violet) Music (Five) More to come … hopefully I just had cause to look up Arnold Toynbee Jun 9, 2020 📚 & 💬 & around.the.world “To many world historians today, Arnold J. Toynbee is regarded like an embarrassing uncle at a house party. He gets a requisite introduction by On Destination May 24, 2020 📚 & quotes ”One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” Henry Miller … Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch On Life May 24, 2020 📚 & quotes ”The mystery of life isn’t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience." Frank Herbert - Dune Surveillance Capitalism Apr 6, 2020 💬 & 📚 & people.first “Surveillance capitalism is no longer confined to the competitive dramas of the large internet companies, where behavioral futures markets were Sur-veil-lance Cap-i-tal-ism, n. Apr 6, 2020 💬 & 📚 & 🗂 & people.first “A new economic order that claims human experience as free raw material for hidden commercial practices of extraction, prediction, and sales.” Surveillance Capitalism Apr 6, 2020 💬 & 📚 & people.first “Each thermostat comes with a “privacy policy,” a “terms-of-service agreement,” and an “end-user licensing agreement.” And that’s just the start … Surveillance Capitalism Apr 6, 2020 💬 & 📚 & people.first There’s an old poker adage - if you can’t work out who the sucker is at the table - you are the sucker. A more recent twist - ‘if you aren’t paying On Reading Jan 12, 2020 📚 & quotes “Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have read, and that