March 4, 2011
Short video explaining how corporations got personhood
The project, called the Information Platform of Real-time Citizen Movement, aims to watch over more than 20 million people in Beijing 24 hours a day, local media said yesterday. Wherever you are – whether in the bathroom, on the subway or in Tiananmen Square – the government will know.
Wireless communication experts said the system would be particularly useful not only for following the whereabouts of individuals but also in detecting any unusual gathering of a large number of people.
Documentary on the Kogi: From the Heart of the World
These guys are basically legendary as the coolest tribe ever (also known as the Elder Brothers), and I have been trying to find thiis legendary doco for a while.
How bad is bottled water? (link is to giant awesome infographic)
Plus two factoids from Twitter
via @alexsteffen “The world’s most typical person is a 28-year-old Chinese man, makes less than $12,000 a year, has a cell phone but not a bank account.”
via @brainsturbator”There is more information currently classified by the United States than exists in the Library of Congress. Go play outside.”