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Productive Procrastination #28 – Link Dump

Welcome back. As I'm racing towards my first big break in 2017 in about two weeks (10 days in France)

Johannes Kleske

June 7 · Issue #28 · View online
A combination of recommendations, observations, and personal updates

Welcome back.
As I’m racing towards my first big break in 2017 in about two weeks (10 days in France), this is just a quick check in to let you know about all the good articles I read in the last couple of weeks.

My vacation reading stack for France is ready.
I always love me a good summer reading list. I’m already set for France but would love to hear your recommendations on what book to take to the beach or the balcony this summer (fiction and non-fiction). I will collect all the recommendations and put together a list for the next issue.
Oh, and I wouldn’t put Walkaway on your list.
Reading Recommendations
Supreme, and the Botmakers Who Rule the Obsessive World of Streetwear
Cryptocurrency Might be a Path to Authoritarianism
The Facebook president and Zuck's racist rulebook
Facebook Doesn't Understand Itself
Underpaid and overburdened: the life of a Facebook moderator | News | The Guardian
Gratitude for Invisible Systems
Rebecca Solnit: The Loneliness of Donald Trump
We Aren’t Built to Live in the Moment
The human world is not more fragile now: it always has been
How to Call B.S. on Big Data: A Practical Guide
Accelerationism: how a fringe philosophy predicted the future we live in
Favorite Quotes
“The best question I get asked in my job is: What’s the worst that could happen?”
Big data can be a powerful tool for the good of society, but data is not evidence, and the rise of the use and misuse of big data in policy has risen in parallel with its more commercial deployment.
Thank you
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