theeconomist: Mubarak toppled. It seems like all the news from this morning indicated that Mubarak had managed to stay in spite of the opposition. I wonder what happened?
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This containment strategy has worked. By politically encircling the protesters, the regime prevented the conflict from extending beyond its grasp. With the protesters caught between regime-engineered violence and regime-manufactured safety, the cabinet generals remained firmly in control of the situation. The generals that now man the cabinet also sought to wage a war on the […]
Micromorts | Understanding Uncertainty
Cook presented the bizarre, malformed new product to stunned silence during a media event at Apple headquarters, revealing a device that, while vaguely similar to a computer in certain respects, appeared to be encased in a thick, flesh-like coating that was visibly moist and engorged. “Oh, my sweet God,” Apple employee Kurt Starfeldt said after […]
Seed Drawings by clement valla (via Information Aesthetics) (Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)
House Republicans suffered an embarrassing setback Tuesday when they fell seven votes short of extending provisions of the Patriot Act, a vote that served as the first small uprising of the party’s tea-party bloc. The bill to reauthorize key parts of the counter-terrorism surveillance law, which expire at the end of the month, required a […]