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What is the future of war?

Answer by Jon Davis: The next twenty years are going to showcase some of the most monstrously terrifying while holistically awe-inspiring feats of engineering in the history of warfare. To set the scene, imagine a time in the not so

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Hacking the Digital and Social System

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Originally posted on Hackaday:
When you live in a totalitarian, controlled and “happy” society, and you want to be a hacker, you have to hack the social system first. Being just an engineer doesn’t cut it, you have to be…

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Life after Facebook. Day one.

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I only vaguely understood how strong was my addiction to Facebook. Once my account was blocked (due to my campaign to support Kobane Reconstruction Crowdfunding), I immediately decided I would not try to regain it — but only few hours

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Statement by Yanis Varoufakis on the FinMin’s Plan B Working Group & the parallel payment system

Originally posted on Yanis Varoufakis:
Statement by the Office of Yanis Varoufakis, former Minister of Finance, Member of Parliament, Hellenic Republic During the Greek government’s negotiations with the Eurogroup, Minister Varoufakis oversaw a Working Group with a remit to prepare…

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Welcome to my barrel

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After being forced out of Facebook, I decided not to try to get back there. Instead, I will try to make myself — and my guests — more comfortable here. This is a temporary place. Most probably it will become

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A Brief History of Zoi Konstantopoulou

Originally posted on Omaira Gill:
One of the many Zoi themed memes: “Miss, could I go to the bathrooom?” Source: Luben.TV This article was written for the German news outlet N-TV. You can read their translated German version of it…

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Minister No More!

Originally posted on Yanis Varoufakis:
The referendum of 5th July will stay in history as a unique moment when a small European nation rose up against debt-bondage. Like all struggles for democratic rights, so too this historic rejection of the…

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Greece vs. Troika. Your bets?

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So, we will have a referendum, I herd? What are your bets, folks? what will be the answer, if the question is, like, “Should Greece accept more cuts in pensions, bigger VAT on electricity and long-term control of Troika over

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Amargi fundraising call

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Originally posted on Rojava Recovery Volunteers:
Set up even small standing (recurring) payment via Paypal (address: amargi@systemli.org) or make a one time donation. If you want to get involved personally, join our forum. More options to come How will you…

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