Michael Clough

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Trump is the ultimate postmodern presidential candidate—and he’s been a long time coming

I’ve seen Donald Trump run a country before—and it wasn’t pretty. Society was cheapened to its most base money-grabbing instincts, there was constant political turmoil, and superficiality ruled.<p>Admittedly, I didn’t witness this first hand. Rather, I read it, in a novel.<p>In Julian Barnes’s postmodern …

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A Fascinating Interactive Blog Post That Shows What It Can Be Like Reading With Dyslexia

In an effort to understand what his friend with dyslexia sees, programmer Victor Widell attempted to recreate her visual effects in a fascinating …

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What the Volkswagen scandal means for the future of connected devices

Describing the path of technological progress, Marcelo Rinesi likes to point out an early 19th century drawing by a paranoid schizophrenic Welsh man named James Tilly Matthews. The sketch, reproduced in a book called <i>Illustrations of Madness</i>, is considered to be one of the first published pictures …

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Belgium defies France as it mints €2.50 coin to mark Battle of Waterloo

Odd denomination released after Paris forces Brussels to scrap thousands of two-euro coins commemorating Napoleon’s final defeat<p>Belgium has begun minting €2.50 coins marking the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s defeat at Waterloo after France forced it to scrap a €2 coin with the same purpose.<p>Paris …

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Google's Roboto font for Android and Chrome is now open source

Google introduced the Roboto font nearly four years ago as part of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Since then, it's grown to be the default for Android and Chrome OS, and it's a big part of Google's overall Material Design language that we're seeing spread across many of its web services (like …

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Silk Road: The Untold Story

In October 2013, a young entrepreneur named Ross Ulbricht was arrested at the Glen Park branch of the San Francisco Public library. It was the …

Download 207 Aphex Twin tracks pulled from his emptied SoundCloud account

You're welcome<p>Richard D. James removed most of the music from his official SoundCloud account this week, effectively scrubbing the service of more than 200 Aphex Twin songs, edits, and experimental tidbits. Now all of those releases are available to download in a single zip file.<p>After Aphex Twin …

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