Tag: Current Events

Crushing the Welsh rebellion!

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Fractal Radio | Episode 25 – Carolina Weather, Death in New Jersey, and Nukes (O My)

Decided to dispense with the mic due to current hardware limitations making rendering an hours long nightmare. Topics – Weather – – Water – – Geetha Angara Death – – Trump’s withdrawal from Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia – – Tech Addiction – –…

Fractal Radio| Episode 24 – GNUsmas!

  Did you ever notice that Samsung backwards is GNUsmas. For you normies out there GNU = GNU is not Unix. Recursive acronym joy! Topics Gnusmas! Projects and plans Russia/Trump Ideological Bubbles The Word Gay Silicon Valley Mythology Vanity Fair uses too much Axe…

Fractal Radio|Episode 20 – Fred Reed’s Cop Columns, Hurricane Florence, and Updates

  A catchup vlog where I review topics like policing, surveillance, technology, chat a bit about the storm affecting (effecting? lol always hated this) the southeast and give some updates on upcoming content. Mr. Reed’s Cop Columns – https://fredoneverything.org/category/cop-colums/ https://www.fractaljournal.com | Stories, Essays, and…

Fractal Radio | Episode 19 – Pundits Disease

Public discourse is vital to a free and open society. Effective public discourse faces many challenges. One such challenge is Pundits Disease – moralizing about pet issues from a high tower. Pundits and commentators whether mainstream or independent tend to be removed from direct…

Fractal Radio| Episode 18 – Legacy Pollutants Ramble

I ramble about odds and ends and the ongoing importance of raising environmental awareness. I cringe a tad writing that due to the baggage attached to ‘environmental awareness.’ It’s an unfair stigma that really detracts from a pretty sound idea. Taking care of our…

‘Don’t Datamine Me Bro’ – Taser, Axon, Skynet? (Part III)

Axon the company that was once Taser is just that a company – a corporate entity. Yet, its cloud holds police data which as far as I understand is subject to public interest and access. Whether or not the data is actually ‘public’ is…

‘Don’t Datamine Me Bro’ – Taser, Axon, Skynet? (Part II)

  I was born in 1989. A mere 29 years ago and despite my ‘youth’ I still feel odd about cloud storage. A radical shift happened in the new millennium. All my childhood and adolescent visions of precincts with tidy file cabinets of records…

Fractal Radio| Episode 13 – Taser, Axon, SKYNET?

Dana Goodyear (The New Yorker) recently visited Axon, formerly Taser. I use this story as a springboard for a discussion on policing, surveillance, and citizenship. http://www.fractaljournal.com | Stories, Essays, Webcomics and more! http://www.minds.com/Weirmellow | Join me on minds! http://www.patreon.com/TheFractalJournal | Support Indie Media https://www.policeone.com/patrol-issues/articles/60959006-7-of-the-biggest-issues-facing-law-enforcement-in-2016/…

Fractal Radio| Episode 11 – Tim Berners-Lee, Solid, and the Future of the Internet

  I review and discuss an article in Vanity Fair about internet luminary Tim Berners-Lee. Who according to livescience.com is responsible for HTML and as far as I understand, the general outline and process of WWW as we know it. He has always favored…

Fractal Radio | Episode 10 – World Wide Problem Domain

I stall for time! In the coming days, I will post a fairly in-depth analysis of internet issues and the recent Vanity Fair Article about Tim Berners-Lee and his new project called ‘SOLID.’ For now, I just give a brief overview of the problem…

July 4th 2018 – Celebrating the Constitution (Vlog)

This Independence Day finds me stumbling across a recounting of a letter Washington wrote home during the Revolutionary War. I use the content of that letter as a springboard to discuss the merits of the revolution, the value of the constitution, and what it…