Tag: Fred Reed

More Thoughts on Automation

Automation pales in comparison as a driving force of unemployment to outsourcing and assbackward pay structures that hire two high paid managers to oversee the work of one underpaid productive employee. These are social problems not technological problems. Maybe if everyone stopped having a… Continue Reading “More Thoughts on Automation”

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… Continue Reading “TFS 37 – Whiskey is Healthy, Flyting, and More”

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… Continue Reading “Boogey Men”

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… Continue Reading “War is Business by other Means”

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… Continue Reading “Milk-Bar Clausewitzes”

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… Continue Reading “Fractal Radio|Episode 20 – Fred Reed’s Cop Columns, Hurricane Florence, and Updates”

‘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… Continue Reading “‘Don’t Data Mine Me Bro’ | Taser, Axon, Skynet? (Part One)”

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… Continue Reading “Read the Reed!”

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… Continue Reading “Fractal Radio | Episode 12 – Public Safety Nervous System?”