Archive | September, 2010

Kill Screen

A few weeks ago, I did what no self-respecting young person in the digital age should ever do: I subscribed to a magazine. Like, an actual, physical, delivered-to-my-front-door, hold-in-my-hand magazine. This magazine doesn’t appear in my Google Reader, none of its articles will be linked on Twitter, and – astoundingly – I paid real cash [...]

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The indefinite combination of human fallibility and nuclear weapons will destroy nations. Is it right and proper that today there are 7500 offensive strategic nuclear warheads, of which 2500 are on a 15 minute alert to be launched at the decision of one human being? – Robert McNamara, The Fog of War At the end [...]

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