Tag: Fred Reed

TFS 55 – Committing to the Noir; Propaganda; and ‘What is Education?’

  A bit of a ramble on things mentioned in the title. If this leaves you bored I also just wrote a poem: https://fractaljournal.com/2020/05/14/the-long-thunder-poem/

TFS 37 – Whiskey is Healthy, Flyting, and More

Today’s daily variety includes the health benefits of whiskey, the first recorded use of the word ‘Fuck,’ and assorted rambles on everything from Trump’s books to Bigfoot. Schmorses 8 Scientific Studies That Prove Whiskey is Good for You Earliest Written Record of the F-Word…

Boogey Men

One of my favorite authors decided to troll his readership with a half-truth: men are evil. Here’s the link: https://www.unz.com/freed/its-a-mans-world/ Since, I got my ass handed to me at UPS today and didn’t wake up till four fucking PM here’s some thoughts that I…

War is Business by other Means

  A regular schmuck talks geopolitics. Topics  Coronavirus, Iran, Trade, War, Public Discourse Sources # 1 https://www.unz.com/article/the-donalds-assassination-of-general-soleimani-as-stupid-as-it-gets/ David Stockman served as a Republican Congressman and Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan, later having a twenty year career on…

Milk-Bar Clausewitzes

It’s been 15 years since ‘Team America World Police’ taught us the meaning of patriotism.  It’s heartening to see that the seeds of freedom it planted continue to blossom in the hearts of keyboard warriors across this brave land of ours. I decided to…

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…

‘Don’t Data Mine Me Bro’ | Taser, Axon, Skynet? (Part One)

However faintly the frantic words ‘don’t tase me bro’ still probably echo in the popular imagination. Subduing a nebbish university student for an uncouth question is arguably the wrong way to use a taser. Is there a right way? Figuring that out has been…

Read the Reed!

My next vlog about The New Yorker’s article regarding  LTL company Taser’s transition to the weapons, data, and analytics firm Axon is currently rendering. Given the specs of my backup system this is going to take two hours… So in the meantime I suggest…

Fractal Radio | Episode 12 – Public Safety Nervous System?

A brief overview of some grim realities of the street trades and one companies proposed solution to violence. The connection between Mr. Reed’s points and The New Yorker article by Mr. Goodyear will become more apparent in later videos. Apologies for the ‘minimalist’ approach…