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”Other men get their knowledge from books, I get mine from melancholizing.”
—Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholia

MaidSafe - The New Decentralized Internet


Rather than using data centres and servers which are prone to data theft and surveillance, as is common on todays Internet, the SAFE Network uses advanced peer-to-peer technology that joins together the spare computing capacity of all SAFE users, creating a global network. You can think of SAFE as a crowd-sourced Internet. It is on this network that everyone’s data and applications reside.

Using Cameras to Commune with Nature

That white fawn is magical.

The world seems roughly divided into two camps: those who believe that man is destined to tame, exploit, and conquer nature and those who believe that man is a part of nature, no more or less important than any other. Frederick Sommer and the artist Linda Tegg appear to fall into that second category.

Against Activism | The Baffler

In our increasingly sorted and labeled society, activists are analogous to skateboarders or foodies or dead heads, each inhabiting a particular niche in America’s grand and heterogeneous cultural ecosystem—by some quirk of personality, they enjoy long meetings, shouting slogans, and spending a night or two in jail the way others may savor a glass of biodynamic wine.

There's certainly some truth to that. :)

'The Village Against The World' By Dan Hancox Uncovers Spain's 'Communist Utopia' - Business Insider

We have learned that it is not enough to define utopia, nor is it enough to fight against the reactionary forces. One must build it here and now, brick by brick, patiently but steadily, until we can make the old dreams a reality: that there will be bread for all, freedom among citizens, and culture; and to be able to read with respect the word ‘peace’. We sincerely believe that there is no future that is not built in the present.


De kallar mig kommunistkramare | Andres Lokko | SvD

Jag får ofta höra att jag är ”kommunistkramare”. Våren 2016 får jag, rakt emot all svensk konsensus, nästan lust att svara ”nämen, tack!”.

Why watching comb jellies poop has stunned evolutionary biologists | Science | AAAS

Writing 101: How to begin an article and capture your audience. ;)

No buts about it, the butthole is one of the finest innovations in the past 
540 million years of animal evolution.

Glittering Blue

24 hours of planet Earth. Amazing.