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Sunday Paper - EU R&D Fuels Silicon Valley, Busyness, Kyle Kashuv and Shame and Moral Bullies, The Young and the Ignorant and Inexperienced

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Have you heard about Silicon Valley’s unpaid research and development department? It’s called the EU. by Aral Balkan

You… yes you.
Who should you thank for Facebook’s Libra?
“One of the UK’s leading privacy researchers” University College London The DECODE project And, if you’re an EU citizen who pays their taxes,
You. Surprised? Don’t be.
None of this was unforeseen Today, the EU acts like an unpaid research and development department for Silicon Valley. We fund startups, which, if they’re successful, get sold to companies in Silicon Valley.

via Tom Zylstra I have used the phare, "I'm busy", in the past. It's not part of West Indian culture so I must have learned this way of signalling one's worth from living in the USA. I'm not sure when I stopped trying to be busy. Imagine if we were to temporarily step outside of…

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Sunday Paper - Facebook, GDPR and Ireland, Racism, Brazilian Coffee, Mommy Blogging, Public Transportation and Princeton and the New York City Gateway Tunnel Project, New York City Commuter Tax

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Unexceptional Racism by Drew Downs

At the root of American identity is an impossible paradox. A truth we wish could coexist so much, we would take up arms to defend it.

We want to be exceptional and equal at the same time. But we can’t. It’s impossible.

Sunday Paper is my personal collage of long-form articles, between 1,000 and 20,000 words, that I have saved during the weekend, that I found interesting and which I think require deep slow thinking. I think they are best read on a Sunday morning as a sort of personal Sunday newspaper. The pastor's writing is a…

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