Over the course of a 10-day road trip, Dunne and his cinematographer went around asking real people questions and filming the results. He draws us into the grimy laundromats, the dilapidated apartment rooms, and the haunted parking lots for intimate conversations with lunatic strangers.Read more "Florida Man: Filming Gritty People on Mean Streets"
Every now and then, you come across something on the internet that makes you go: “What the hell were they smoking?” Which could mean that piece is either so bad it’s good, or so ‘out there’ it’s in outer space, or simply so inconceivable as to be brilliant. Memory Hole is all of the above.Read more "Memory Hole: Creepy Home Videos from ‘Murica"
Look, if our National Guard can’t play host to a bevy of buxom babes for a risque swimsuit calendar called Hot Shots 2015, then what the hell are we paying taxes for?Read more "The Babe Calendar that Got the Utah National Guard in Trouble"
I recently discovered Bruce Sterling’s 30-page essay called The Epic Struggle of the Internet of Things, (download on Libgen.org) which outlines how the current paradigm of Big Data mining is turning all of us so-called “customers” into feudal slaves.Read more "The Internet of Things is the New Feudalism"
If you didn’t know it already, you are being surveilled. By the government, by your social networks, by your cellphone carrier, by your bank, by every cookie-enabled website you visit, by CCTV camera. Forget privacy. It doesn’t exist.Read more "Privacy is Over, Surveillance is the New Reality"