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The end of water / Post-credit capitalism / Taiwan’s Sunflower protest movement / Plus: Live from election day Afghanistan and poorsplaining outrage in America
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://petapixel.com/ An entertaining, informative blog covering a wide array of photography topics.
URL Lab’s Website Of The Week: http://greenlightplanet.com Green Light Planet is an American company offering innovative, affordable lighting and power solutions to places on the globe without existing power grids. Their products also happen to rock and win tons of awards for design and smartness and such.
America, 1491 / Afghanistan, 911 / Reagan – free speech narc / the conservative 60s / North Korea primer / mid-post-colonial Africa
America’s double government / Islamophobic surveillance / Ukraine’s Incoherent Revolution / Bosnia’s Democratic Uprising / Plus: Venezuela coverage uncovered, Wallerstein in Iran and the sadness of Fred Phelps.
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://technologyexchangelab.org From the website: “TEL is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides a platform where the global community can share and discuss innovative, locally implemented solutions to problems of poverty and sustainability.” I was personally impressed by the sheer number of LED lighting solutions listed, which is what Read more
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://inventables.com For all your nerdy inventive DIY needs… materials, tools and inspiration gathered together in a one stop shop. The website mission statement: “To ignite the digital manufacturing revolution by simplifying the path from idea to finished product.”
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Live from Ukraine / Reclaiming higher education / Venezuela’s revolutionary choice / Plus: Anti-anti-Israel boycott-boycott, Pleasure of punishment and Mismeasuring humanity.
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://darkpatterns.org A follow up to last week’s website, we go deeper here exploring the world of “Dark Patterns”, which the website describes as “a type of user interface that appears to have been carefully crafted to trick users into doing things, such as buying insurance with their purchase or signing up for Read more
Why the left lost the Democrats / How to resist surveillance / When teachers fight back / Plus: Green Mountain energy, class war classrooms and youth culture doomsday.
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://justdelete.me According to the site, it is a directory of “direct links to delete your account from web services”, plus it ranks the ease of egress. It is also interesting in that it delves into the realm of “dark patterns”, which is about intentional manipulation via interface… but more Read more