1/ Why I no longer see tech platforms as simply private companies.
Let me begin w/ a definition.
A Public Web Forum is a platform reachable without any private/corporate provider being traversed in the process. Then a forum is *meaningfully private* if & only if PWFs exist.
— Eric Weinstein (@EricRWeinstein) February 28, 2019
I think we are 1, maybe 2 generations away from “U” being the correct spelling of the word
— Sean Linehan (@seanlinehan) March 2, 2019
This system of farming is caused by one thing only: Europe's being willing & able to go out for brutal military conquest. The system came down to cheap land & folks down to kill for it.
— Dr Sarah Taber (@SarahTaber_bww) March 4, 2019
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— Quartz Africa (@qzafrica) March 5, 2019
It's interesting how the mint plant has been used by humans historically to keep insects and herbivores away from their more important food crops because they cannot stand its smell and yet it separately plays a central role in everything related to fresh smelling breath
— Krish Ashok (@krishashok) March 1, 2019