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Even Texas is getting on board with renewables, purely as capitalists.

How long before the profits for Solar & Wind prospectors outweigh those of oil giants? (do they already?)
BINGO! The West Texas plains were a boon to wind prospectors. Every energy company with any renewable aspirations bought/leased a patch of land and threw up a wind farm. Just one problem...nobody lives in West Texas. It's open range for hundreds of miles. The very conditions that made wind possible ...
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That's not socialism - socialism is, by definition includes the collective (social) ownership of the means of production in the addition to co-operative control of the economy.

What this is describing if private ownership of assets and co-operative control of the economy, also known as fascism.
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Bitcoin Core it is then...
The cost of you (a) sending a bitcoin is borne by: (b) miner, (c) users running nodes - who have to store and verify your transaction for all eternity.The miner and sender arrive at a fair price in this free market. Neat, right?But, you do see that that conclusion rests on (c) being negligible, righ...
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We need a government that works — one not corrupted by the influence of money, one capable of representing us. We don’t have that government now because the system is rigged. Here is my plan to fix it
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What a woman! Now that's a life/career with what - everything? - in it.

(Thanks to +Mayz Leedu​ for the link)
She founded SiriusXM, a religion and a biotech to save her daughter. Now she’s the top-paid female exec.
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Pretty cool...

L1 is a point in space about 1/100th the distance to the sun where the gravitational pulls from it and the Earth cancel each other out, allowing the new DSCOVR spacecraft to be “parked” there in June.

It took these pictures of the "dark" side of the moon - not dark to it since it sits betwixt sun and moon (bizarre that the earth is brighter than the moon though)

http://news.discovery.com/space/astronomy/this-is-earth-and-the-moon-from-a-million-miles-away.htm
As a suitably impressive follow-up to the new “blue marble” image of our world released in July, today NASA shared a gorgeous animation created from pictures captured by NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft.
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Elon Musk: bringing the future to us now
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#IOtM not so much an invention(?) but HOW ABOUT a couple of customisable controls - a slide switch and a button - on the side of a mobile handset. I'd love a button that allowed me to engage bluetooth tethering without having to dig through a bazillion Android menus - but I suspect other people have more pressing preferences.

Second (but smaller) innovation the top couple slots in your mobile settings (or pull down drawer) to be software configurable. (This innovation comes to you courtesy of the Windows 95 start menu)
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Those Dimples look great
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It got so bad today that the Guardian started live blogging it (they still are as I write). Apparently, everyone knew the QE inflated asset Emperor was wearing no clothes, but they were waiting for...
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It's almost as if the Modern Monetary Theorists have been right all along.

Who'd have thought it, pesky empiricists.
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Following confirmation from +The Guardian  that Apple is joining Google, UBER and Tesla, Broken Capitalism explores the socio-economic consequences of self-driving cars:
http://www.brokencapitalism.com/post/127017443292/the-socio-economic-consequences-of-autonomous
First in a series of explorations of the wider societal impacts of technological change of self-driving cars. Following confirmation (from The Guardian) that Apple is joining Google, UBER and Tesla,...
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Regardless of your politics, there is something impressively refreshing in the genuineness that Jeremy Corbyn exudes. It brings into stark relief the 2-dimensionality of almost all other big political figures (and other members of the leading elite).

He makes me feel like a transparent, disingenuous fake (though it is healthy to have such honest introspection triggered periodically)


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I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a living wage.

Though heart's blood red and traitors sneer...

We'll sing this but once per year.

But, fuck me, it's emotionally charged.

I'm not the first here...

And the socialists get all the best songs. And the gentle supervision GCHQ back to the 70s.

This land and was made for you and me.
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"How Pinterest Started" - great infographical motivation: http://buff.ly/1WcfEW9
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Musician, Software Architect
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  • Klik Ltd
    CEO, 2007 - present
  • John Peel Archive
    Software Design + Build, present
  • Pupil*Asset
    CEO, present
  • Sargasso Trio
    Musician, 2015
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Make Software, Music and Babies
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Had a UK top-40 single once.
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Norwich - Nottingham - Notting Hill, London
I was fortunate enough to get a Clark & Ravenscroft hamper for Christmas and it was lovely... so nice to have local produce too, so much better than the M&S one I had the year before. Recommended
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