Interesting stuff

  1. Why girls (and boys) need summer camp: “Traditions—unlike the superficial public culture that surrounds us—actually establish significant places for people at every age. They offer work and responsibility appropriate to a person’s experience.”
  2. American Racism will never go away
  3. China’s AI-totalitarianism may backfire, badly. Related: The beginnings of AI gave insight into human biases… and new “reporter bots” that can fool us.
  4. Sea-levels are rising faster than expected. Say goodbye to Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok, Mumbai, Alexandria et al by 2050. Related: Our inability to consume less means the end of our ecosphere.
  5. Kim Kardashian is a surprisingly sensible woman.
  6. Why Faster Internet Isn’t Worth It
  7. AI is not taking over the world… just yet.
  8. Putting China’s rise (and America’s fears) into perspective
  9. Social media and risks to digital freedom
  10. Western bankers are helping dictators rob their people blind

Author: David Zetland

I'm a political-economist from California who now lives in Amsterdam.

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