- Charlottesville rally white nationalist James Fields convicted of murder for driving into counter demonstrator - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):
A white nationalist who drove his car into a crowd protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, killing one of the demonstrators, has been found guilty of first-degree murder and nine other counts.
- 50 years ago, Douglas Engelbart's ‘Mother of All Demos’ changed personal technology forever
But the presentation was more than seemingly disparate demonstrations of experimental computer operations. What Engelbart and his team had created from scratch was a holistic system designed to extend human communications capabilities, tools to augment human intellect — hence the presentation's official prosaic academic title, "A Research Center for Augmenting Human Intellect." Engelbart's presentation would later be more appropriately dubbed "The Mother of All Demos."
- European Union court rules UK can change its mind and pull out of Brexit - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):
The European Union's top court has ruled Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed.The EU stopping just short of sending someone around to Number 10 with a placard 'have another vote you fucking pillocks'.
Next level bucket drumming.
- Isaac Asimov Asks, “How Do People Get New Ideas?” - MIT Technology Review:
First and foremost, there must be ease, relaxation, and a general sense of permissiveness. The world in general disapproves of creativity, and to be creative in public is particularly bad. Even to speculate in public is rather worrisome. The individuals must, therefore, have the feeling that the others won't object.
- Sydney Opal Tower apartment building evacuated after reports of cracking noises - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Literal einstürzende neubauten..!
- German train-delay scarf sells for %u20AC7,550 on eBay | World news | The Guardian
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