pinboard August 15, 2021

  • The only Jupyter Notebooks extension you truly need – KDnuggets
  • Ben Shapiro’s Book Is a Glib Rationale for Right-Wing Authoritarianism
    The “authoritarian moment” isn’t the president who tried to cancel the election?

    "What Shapiro has amply demonstrated is that an aspiring authoritarian does not need all his supporters to enlist in his personality cult. It is enough that they simply go along and direct all their animus at the opposing party. The road to despotism is paved with hackery." https://twitter.com/intelligencer/status/1425874989723619332

  • (400) https://twitter.com/macaesbruno/status/1426602525873029127
    RT @michaelchabon: Was there ever a more colossal waste of blood, treasure and time? Sure, imperialism is immoral, destructive and exploitative; it’s also always, ultimately, a mug’s game.
  • Ghosts
    I asked an AI language generator to try to help me write an essay about my sister’s death, and it was intense — “I’m a ghost, and I’m in a spaceship, and I’m hurtling through the universe” — and now you can read it in @believermag. https://believermag.com/ghosts/

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