Feelings != Facts

John Oliver on the Republican National Convention last week:

Trump and the Republican Party don’t give a shit about facts and if a majority of the American people follow their lead then the world could be in a precarious place come November.

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An excellent read by Tristan Harris. Seriously, take the 12 minutes and dive in, particularly if you’re involved in the tech industry. Fascinating, thought provoking and scary.

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Tilt Brush lets you paint in 3D space with virtual reality. Unleash your creativity with three-dimensional brush strokes, stars, light, and even fire. Your room is your canvas. Your palette is your imagination. The possibilities are endless.

This looks really cool.

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Oregon coastline

A brilliant read from the New Yorker about the Cascadia subduction zone in the North Western United States. When it ruptures it’s going to devastate the region and, in comparison to Japan, they’re in no way prepared for it.

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