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Bookchin argues against the ideology of futurism and for ecological utopianism. In the Q&A session, he points out that he is not against technology itself, he is against technocracy

Utopia, not futurism: Why doing the impossible is the most rational thing we can do – Uneven Earth

On August 24, 1978, Murray Bookchin gave a lecture at the Toward Tomorrow Fair in Amherst, Massachusetts. Also speaking at that year’s gathering were several prominent thinkers, including R. Buckminster Fuller and Ralph Nader.


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‘I will not suffer Q people’: Alex Jones wins MSM plaudits for venting fury at QAnon in viral clip

Right-wing commentator Alex Jones has blasted the QAnon conspiracy theory in his own characteristic style, creating a viral clip that quickly racked up over one million views and won the controversial pundit some unlikely praise. Read Full Article at RT.com

rt.com/usa/512080-alex-jones-q

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An interview I did with R.U. Sirius a few years back was linked to from HN and upon further investigation I found this was because someone posted The Guy I Almost Was (1998). It's a great comic and worth a read (or reread) if you've never seen it, electricsheepcomix.com/almostg

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What if we put Zangief's head on top of Pikachu's body! 

It'd look something... like this!

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Oh my god. Look at this 1947 ad in Life magazine for the Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing company.

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Future Farmers 2004

~Algae = Hydrogen ~

Materials: water, algae, oxygen Exhibition History: University of the Pacific, California 2004 Technology: Photosynthesis Dimensions: 5 ' x 4' x 3' DIY Algae/Hydrogen Kit was a first time collaboration between Amy Franceschini and Jonathan Meuser. Currently scientists are testing and generating strains of algae to determine which one most...


"Most of What You Read on the Internet is Written by Insane People"

wow its really a minority, only the tip of the iceberg, of the population that write stuff online.

old.reddit.com/r/slatestarcode

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oh man the old car portion of the internet is so good

not only is this peak aesthetic it's also exactly the issue I'm having with my car radio

http://www.howtoalmanac.com/Scott/HowTo/02-12-DelcoGMDM165AudioAmpRepair.htm
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Quick while the Mastodon Mods are away for Xmas let's uptoot this picture of a Jello Sandwich to the front page of Fediverse, for lulz.

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Twelve ways to justify climate delay.

In this diagram, I'm firmly on the left-side of the spectrum, ranging from Perfectionism to "Change is Impossible". Can you identify yourself? Canonical source seems to be twitter.com/ChrisLianHo/status

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Some time ago I posted about some seedlings that I sprouted from lemon seeds harvested from a lemon tree inherited when we moved here five years ago. Here is an update showing how the original seedlings are now doing, along with some additional seedling lemons and apple trees similarly sprouted in the hot-water cupboard.

I haven't been posting much for a while as looking after these few seedlings and my flock of laying hens is about my daily limit.

#seedlings #LemonTrees #AppleTrees #photos

Techno-optimism or techno-realism? That is the question

saying mean things online is the only power people have left,
lacking agency and control over the way the world works
-paraphrased

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‘She’s our hero’: Goya CEO says they made AOC ‘employee of the month’ after her boycott call BOOSTED their sales by 1,000%

Goya Foods president and CEO Bob Unanue revealed that the company declared Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘employee of the month’ after she joined the chorus of Democrats calling for a boycott and their sales skyrocketed. Read Full Article at RT....
rt.com/usa/508961-aoc-employee

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Mastodon @ SDF

"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko