October 25, 2010
Missed a week, since rewriting ate my brain.
Reports detail 109,032 deaths in Iraq, comprised of 66,081 ‘civilians’; 23,984 ‘enemy’; 15,196 ‘host nation’ and 3,771 ‘friendly’
This happens as government and legal attacks on wikileaks step up.
Two on visualising money in the world:
“Consumer democracy” is rendered meaningless by the fact that a few consumers have most of the votes, because they have most of the money…. The rich don’t just have more money than us as individuals, they have more than us collectively.
A map of GDP Density = GDP per capita * Number of people per square kilometer.
Two free ebooks:
The Homebrew Industrial Revolution: A Low-Overhead Manifesto
Old futurist predictions for 2010, compared with what we got
…aaaand holy shit, twitter has capped how far back I can track my mutants list; it has grown and there has been a lot happening, but there are several days missing… hmm, may be time to tweak the lists