CEO of Polycot Associates, a mission-driven digital development co-operative. Web strategist, digital culture maven, co-operator, writer, activist, enzyme.
RT @doctorow: #5yrsago Whole Foods CEO worried about Obama fascism/socialism, not worried about climate change boingboing.net/2013/01/18/who… http…
A Michigan father, too old for DACA, is deported after three decades in the U.S: this should make ethical Americans ill. wapo.st/2DjwbpN?tid=ss…
"The Man Whose Job It Is to Constantly Imagine the Total Collapse of Humanity in Order to Save It": @hexayurt rocks reslience. vice.com/sv/article/qbx… via @vicesverige
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @MarkKSnell @UnionAgricole87 @tellok #science #timesup
I have fond memories of 1968, but I was privileged. For many, it was not a good year. theatlantic.com/photo/2018/01/… via @TheAtlantic
Fancy footwork: while boasting Walmart wages and bonuses, the same company closed 53 Sam's Club stores without notice to employees or customers. cnnmon.ie/2D1maO5 via @CNNMoney
Saw Speilberg's "The Post" last night; powerful affirmation of the free press as vital democratic institution. #journalism #FourthEstate
Have you had a bad experience with a web developer?
RT @mollycrabapple: "Under new rules, people in NY prisons can only receive books from 5 certified vendors. They offer 5 junk sex novels, 1…
Heading into week two of the State of the World convo with @bruces and @jonl, many others chiming in. Read at bit.ly/SOTW2018 #SOTW2018 #future
Congrats to @RealGDT !!!
FCC Net Neutrality rule "defies the will of a bipartisan majority of Americans and fails to preserve a free and open internet.” nyti.ms/2EaIaCM #netneutrality
Brief interview with yours truly re. “When Michael Wolff Was at SXSW” by @Hugh_W_Forrest medium.com/@hugh_w_forres…
A skeptic at @FiveThirtyEight considers mindfulness and concludes "Mindfulness really can have its merits." 53eig.ht/2lVz8SL Might be worthwhile to consider Buddhist meditation vs "secular" mindfulness. Consider this: theatlantic.com/health/archive…
RT @NB_Chris: Starting today, the future-focused annual State of the World round-up with @bruces and @jonl @TheWELL. Just checked in and Br…
RT @polycotplus: Austin tech leaders (including Polycot's @jonl) make predictions and resolutions for 2018. bit.ly/2F1TP8k #start…
RT @SierraDeltaGolf: The annual State of the World conference with @bruces and @jonl over at @TheWELL just kicked off and it's sure to be a…
RT @Hugh_W_Forrest: Legendary cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling on the most underrated technology trend for 2018: "Global warming. It’s alway…
RT @polycotplus: Hugh Forrest interviews Bruce Sterling about his #SXSW experiences: “March Magic Memories: Bruce Sterling” by @Hugh_W_Forr…
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @onlyforevermc @kdshaps @ArbitraryDesign #iranprotests #blockchain
Global warming causes extreme weather, cold as well as hot. whowhatwhy.org/2017/12/30/mas… via @whowhatwhy #climatechange
"... as people’s minds and bodies decline, instead of feeling worse about their lives, they feel better." nyti.ms/2E9UEeZ #aging
" While the framers of the Constitution foresaw the possibility of a tyrannical president, they never let their imaginations be darkened by the possibility of a compliant Congress." wapo.st/2zIudcZ?tid=ss… #politics
Trump: Postal Service is ‘dumber and poorer’ for not charging Amazon more. Does he realize increased costs will be passed thru to customers? politico.com/story/2017/12/… #Trump #politics
Trump is like Churchill. Both were observed to have opposable thumbs. #daft-comparisons
I suspect other crooks will see the writing on the wall, and organize to create media campaigns discrediting law enforcement as totally corrupt and unable to enforce the law. #chaos
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @davidgraeber @tribelaw @ratthing #bigdata #business
Gawker resurrection? Former Gawker employees are crowdfunding to relaunch a Gawker.com that’s owned by a nonprofit and funded by readers. Why not a co-op? nie.mn/2Bapd5w via @NiemanLab #media
"Starting Over, Again" tricycle.org/trikedaily/win… #buddhism #feedly
"An Out of This World Backyard UFO Chicken Coop" laughingsquid.com/world-backyard… #culture #feedly
Dozens of companies are using Facebook to exclude older workers from job ads. I'm well aware of ageism in the tech sector - there should be a conversation about the desirability and value of age diversity within any company. propublica.org/article/facebo… #ageism
Dozens of companies are using Facebook to exclude older workers from job ads. I'm well aware of ageism in the tech sector - there should be a conversation about the desirability and value of age diversity within any company. propublica.org/article/facebo… @ageism
A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted - what could go wrong? nyti.ms/2D4tyFE #research
Thelonious Monk’s 25 Tips for Musicians (1960): "Don’t play everything (or everytime); let some things go by. Some music just imagined." openculture.com/2017/12/thelon… via @openculture #jazz
"More than 100 years ago, around the turn of the 20th century, U.S. newspapers and magazines championed women who retaliated against mashers, even when these women responded to gropes and catcalls with violence." collectorsweekly.com/articles/when-… via @collectorswkly #MeToo
6 whoppers from Trump's speech flip.it/6_8Gqh
Article by someone who apparently couldn't figure out how to meditate at bit.ly/2oN4zn2 - @amantha should read theatln.tc/2oMPotR and take more time building her practice, I think. #Mindfulness
Dear Sir or Madam, check out videos of The Beatles' " Paperback Writer" and "Rain" via @boingboing boingboing.net/2017/12/18/new… #beatles
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @leashless @zamboni5454 @IjeomaNdukwe #igf2017 #icymi
Fox News watchers are led to believe the Russia investigation is a "coup." wapo.st/2CXlPsz?tid=ss… #politics #politicalfiction
Poverty in America: “The safety net? It has too many holes in it for me.” theguardian.com/society/2017/d… #poverty #lifeintheusa
Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s X-Files nyti.ms/2kAOuLK
1984 running a little late... "CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity." wapo.st/2j7DbdS?tid=ss… #ministryoftruth
Scientists are watching this cigar-shaped asteroid because they think it might be more than a rock in space - a 3SETI candidate. slate.com/articles/healt… via @slate
Alabama Senate results: Democrat Doug Jones declared winner over Roy Moore washingtonpost.com/powerpost/vote…
The ‘Alt-Right’ Created a Parallel Internet. It’s an Unholy Mess. nyti.ms/2jQgcEG
These are not the images of the moon you're looking for! wapo.st/2B4r9vQ?tid=ss… #space
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @RonanLeCoz @nonone_verlisse @lenert #business #ai
RT @chrislhayes: This has all been memory-holed, but the anti-Clinton leaks out of the FBI were a *huge* part of the last week of the campa…
RT @polycotplus: If you've got a #Wordpress phobia, this training is a great step toward a cure: bit.ly/2jlC4HX #bloggingtips
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @Chris_Comber @jensmanuel @beebayuu #metoo #ai
IndieWebCamp Austin – December 9-10, 2017 – Austin, Texas weblogsky.com/2017/12/04/ind… https://t.co/GuOKeErfUr
Austin Symphony, Carol of the Bells at Macy’s https://t.co/XlMsSe9zn8
RT @dark_shark: The 50 Weirdest Albums Ever #CaptainBeefheart #BasilKirchin #EnnioMorricone #JohnZorn #ThrobbingGristle https://t.co/1JlPxj…
Legislators prepare to devour the government. #Politics https://t.co/AXxGQ2AD6k
I just donated to @Wikipedia, a critical tool I use every day, and I plan to give even more. Support free knowledge… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @waynecaswell: While eyes are on Russia, Jeff Sessions is dramatically reshapes the Justice Department to reflect his nationalist ideolo…
I support @EFF (and work with @EFFAustin) because digital rights are human rights. eff.org/join
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @samposaa @evildandy_ @LastNews20 #mountagung #travel
Anti-Trump protesters risk 60 years in jail. Is dissent a crime? | Yael Bromberg and Eirik Cheverud theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
RT @ClassicShowbiz: Dear Bobby Kennedy, please do something about Louie, Louie. https://t.co/OrQ2GP6gge
RT @RWPUSA: The entire point of the DOJ suit against the ATT -Time Warner deal is to retaliate against CNN, force sale to Rupert Murdoch. C…
RT @tribelaw: .@clairecmc is such a pistol in this exchange. Dynamite. And of course she’s totally right. twitter.com/adamparkhomenk…
Original Artwork for Invasion of the Saucer-Men Movie Poster Sells for $107,550. One of the great 50s scifi "B" mov… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @Liz_Aiello @SirMuDbl00d @shaggysk8es #science #neuroscience
"I think the world needs a toilet, and I do..." ~ @marshamoves twitter.com/AJENews/status…
RT @thichnhathanh: Anyone can succeed in the practice of a single conscious breath. If we continue to breathe consciously for ten breaths,…
These scientists seem to think that years of focused study make them some kind of experts on the subject of climate… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Why the @nytimes political reporting seems soft and watery, via @jayrosen_nyu bit.ly/2mljWly #journalism
RT @NPR: BREAKING: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said today “I think he should step aside” when asked about Alabama Senate candida…
If Roy Moore goes "back to God," he's in for an unhappy surprise. God doesn't dig hypocrites. wapo.st/2hkQmHs?tid=ss… #politics #hypocrisy
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @dunagan23 @aunt_bitchyb @oortmist #ufos #travel
Trump withdrew from the Paris agreement, but America's still in. nyti.ms/2jmoTcM #climate
Trump believes Russian”intelligence” over U.S. intelligence. apple.news/AGJU3CKT-TBeCj…
Amazing. The Alabama State Auditor believes that statutory rape is both legal and moral in his state. "Just a bit u… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @NTENorg: Tomorrow night in Austin! How to talk to your web developer, with @jonl from @polycotplus #NPTechClubATX https://t.co/ikEkkJr9…
To the US Postal Service: why does it take months and months to fix a broken cluster mailbox? We're at almost six… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @reddimensionny @coshgirl @Bopuc #ai #brexit
I had the top of my new #Macbook replaced due to keyboard issues - afraid they might be coming back. theoutline.com/post/2402/the-… #badtech
"I am not the absolute monarch, and I am very frustrated by it!" wapo.st/2zv86ed?tid=ss… #trump
Donna Brazile exposes Hillary Clinton’s secret takeover of the DNC politi.co/2zcdJgt via @politicomag #politics
Here are the ads that Russian-linked groups posted on social media wapo.st/2xNb4Gx?tid=hp… #propaganda
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @charliebrown991 @mwc1652 @MyriamTLV_ # #sabt
Merging with the Network: sharing a life online. rhizome.org/editorial/2017… #art
The Republican party as we knew it (the party of Lincoln) is no more. RIP GOP. nyti.ms/2iBwqnB #politics #Republicans
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @SummerPic @TTysonToni1 @Jo_Optima #outlander #ai
The cascade of missteps that turned one White House error into a messy week washingtonpost.com/news/politics/…
RT @voxdotcom: One reason the US has the highest health care costs in the world? We waste $765 billion a year on drugs we can’t use. https:…
"When Worlds Collide": neutron star collision & the future of #astronomy. wapo.st/2xM1Au4?tid=ss…
The future is another form of memory (futurologists are historians of things to come) @julieebeck reports theatlantic.com/science/archiv…
Starting today: a two week conversation with Ellen Ullman, author of Life in Code, at bit.ly/ullman-inkwell @TheWELL #books #Interviews
The latest Jon Lebkowsky's World! paper.li/jonl/130832188… Thanks to @TallDavid @Frisbee160 @cfarivar #worldmathsday #trump
Astronauts fidgeting while earth burns. mashable.com/2017/10/13/fid… via @mashable
Trump nominates clean energy opponent Kathleen Hartnett-White to head US Council on Environmental Quality. bit.ly/2hHv1aL
I love how much Ellen Ullman, who has spent her life programming machines, evangelizes 1-on-1 human interaction.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Ellen Ullman on our current nightmare... 20 years ago. amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS… https://t.co/6oOM6gLjWY
 
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