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The last 40 years has seen a steady rise of deficit-hawking, in which the world’s postwar social safety nets are shredded because the state “can’t afford” them — think of all the times you’ve heard of national debt being money that “the taxpayers” will have to pay back, and…

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Lucian Constantin’s Motherboard guide to protecting your home router is full of excellent, nearly impossible-to-follow advice that you should follow, but probably won’t. Constantin sensibly points out that your ability to trust your router ultimately and absolutely depends on its security track record (“How did it handle vulnerabilities…

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Have you read “Grand Design”, Ed Piskor’s remix of the X-Men’s epic history? You must, even if you’re not into Marvel’s legendarium, because it’s amazing work. Not just a more enganging distillation of the characters and their history than the movies, either. With Ed’s style and wit, it’s like something…

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When the USA decided to retroactively extend the term of copyright, it deprived itself of free, open access to important cultural treasures that new creators could build upon as creators have done since time immemorial. Luckily, Canada and the EU were not so foolish, and so today, there…

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