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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible. Problem is, by then the right-wingers will have bankrupted the government and given everything away to their rich friends, so there will be no money to implement it.

2018 76

Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

There’s increasing acceptance that it is a disease — that our globalized industrial society is inherently debilitating and requires us to spend our whole lives attempting to heal from its negative effects (video elaborating on this here — thanks to Susan Nelson for the link).

2018 59

Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

It was so easy and a fraction of the cost of taking a taxi. The bedroom must be big enough for a wheelchair and the bathroom must be wheelchair friendly. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was extremely good and certainly enough to set you up for the day.

2018 182

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Howe Sound Ballet: My friend Bob Turner captures astonishing footage of seals, sea lions and massive schools of anchovies right in Snug Cove, Bowen Island. Capitalism, in contrast, rewards obedience, cost reduction, and coercive marketing.

2018 46

Smartphones use outside work hours cause exhaustion: the case against mobile learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

You can only do one thing at the time, hence engaging in smartphone activities often implies not being their with your attention for your family or friends. Last Friday I had a dinner with 3 colleagues, our yearly dinner.

2018 130

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: Editor Joel Caris brings to it an interesting philosophy and writes thought-provoking intros to each edition that alone are worth the cost of a subscription.

2017 61