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Assorted links for 08/31/2019

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1. Wishcycling: One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling the Global Recycling Meltdown (recycling, MotherJones) 2. The Buggy Truth about Natural Red Dye (history, JSTOR) 3. American Factory Is a Complex Chronicle of Global Capitalism (TV, The Atlantic) The documentary’s wider sweep benefits the viewer, demonstrating the complexity of the economic and social issues converging at the plant. Fuyao’s presence in Ohio is an undeniable boon, an investment in an area where people felt abandoned by U.S. businesses, […]

Assorted links for 08/22/2019

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1. Adversarial fashion (AI zeitgeist) The patterns on the goods in this shop are designed to trigger Automated License Plate Readers, injecting junk data in to the systems used by the State and its contractors to monitor and track civilians and their locations. 2. A Party Room and a Prison Cell. Inside the Friends writers’ room by Saul Austerlitz (tv) 3. John “Whitest of White Men” Oliver Calls for Backup to Talk About Bias in Medicine (healthcare) […]

Assorted links for 07/31/2019

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1. The Spectacle and Drama of Netflix’s New Glassblowing Show Will Shatter Your Expectations 2. Of glassblowing and glory holes “So ultimately, who owns the term? Sure, the glass blowers may have had glory holes first. But today, a well-crafted vase is hardly the first thing that comes to most people’s mind when they hear the phrase. As is so often the case, it took the gays to engineer the glory hole’s most enduring form […]

Assorted links for 7/24/2019

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1.The Making of the ‘Entourage’ Pilot, as Told by the Creator and Cast 2. Black Metal For The Oppressed by Shane Burley 3. The Rise of the Next Antetokounmpo by Mirin Fader 4. The Many Stages of Manny: How Pacquiao Keeps Reinventing Himself “Manny Pacquiao’s greatest gift isn’t his footwork or his left hand, it’s his ability to remake himself over his storied career. At 40, and finally at peace, he’s done it again.“ 5. […]