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We’re as bewitched by the charms of “hold my beer while I…” videos as the next netizen, but if we’re going to make any sort of real progress in understanding our future, we have to devote time to critical thinking.

That’s the premise of our salons, which are an hour packed with ideas and dialogs you won’t find anywhere else. So imagine a Parisian flat cluttered with original Matisse and Picasso canvases, a decanter of absinthe balanced on a Proust manuscript, and pull up a (figurative) chair.

 

AxisOfEasy Salon #19: Minds.com CEO Bill Ottman and the Knotted Web of Big Tech Hypocrisy

Posted by on Friday, August 28th, 2020 in

This week brought another special guest to the show in Minds.com co-founder and CEO Bill Ottman. We commiserated and traded war...

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AxisOfEasy #160: Can you tell if this podcast was voiced by an algorithm?

Posted by on Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 in

World grinds to a halt as Zoom crashes globally Facebook testing “virality” circuit breaker Copywriters brace for "GPT-3 sho...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #18: The Endgame of Financialization Resembles a Philip K. Dick Novel

Posted by on Thursday, August 20th, 2020 in

History is written by the copyright holders. We talked about the dichotomy between scarcity and abundance and how obsolescence ...

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AxisOfEasy #159: Microsoft waited two years to fix 0-day it knew was being actively exploited

Posted by on Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 in

Microsoft waited two years to fix 0-day it knew was being actively exploited  Canada’s COVID-19 contact tracing app now availa...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #17: Cognitive Conquest and Thinking the Unthinkable

Posted by on Friday, August 14th, 2020 in

We expanded more on Jesse’s concept of The Network State and how it looks to supplant the Nation States of yore. We may be i...

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AxisOfEasy #158: Hundreds of smartphone apps sell your location data to government connected data firms

Posted by on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 in

Private companies installed trackers in apps on your phone and sell the data to the government Intel hacked, 20GB of corporate da...

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