The Paradox of Self-Consciousness
A Conversation with Markus Gabriel [11.11.19]

M. Gabriel is touching on a lot of topics here, not just consciousness. The overarching theme of his is "Neo-Realism".
Post-modernism, nihilism and metaphysical naturalism are the enemies.
He doesn't go into much depth here, but into a broad overview.
edge.org/conversation/markus_g

Before Trump, Cambridge Analytica’s parent built weapons for war
How the parent company of Trump’s campaign firm plied its skills on the battlefield and in elections, while working for the U.S., the U.K., and NATO.
fastcompany.com/90235437/befor

But i also have many other programming project ideas.
For example an app that recognizes the type of a plant from photos using neural networks.
Imagine going on a walk through a park or forest, making a picture from a plant with your phone and the app tells you what plant it is.

I already have an idea for a little programming project:
Basically i want to program an Android version of this game, using the gyroscope and rotation sensors of the smartphone, so that when you tilt your smartphone you tilt the board and the marble rolls
youtube.com/watch?v=YMaJUzvcCF

I'm learning programming and going to post little resumés as i go along.
Starting with Java, reading this book.
But planning to learn C++, python and probably other progamming languages, too.
I have a background in maths and theoretic comp. science, but not so much hands on programming.

Some Thoughts on Education and Political Priorities
by Dominic Cummings (currently chief strategist of Boris Johnson)
theguardian.com/politics/inter

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Why you should care about Hong Kong: A short introduction to the Sino-British Joint Declaration

Will Britain hold China to its promises under the Joint Declaration and #StandWithHK in our fight to protect our rights and freedoms?

Watch our animated video explaining the Sino-British Joint Declaration, for ease of sharing with our international friends and allies.

Sign the petition at standwithhk.org

#FreedomHK #StandWithHK #ss #HongKong #UK

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一個政權唔解決自身問題,
反而去殘害提出問題嘅人。
我哋唔可以 坐視不理,
更加唔可以 坐以待斃。
我地必須成立獨立調查委員會,
更必須要重組警隊。

懇請各位促請你嘅政府及國際組織
向香港政府施壓,阻止不義政權坐大。

我哋重申:政治問題,政治解決。
五大訴求,缺 一 不可。

youtu.be/YSUtmDHOIPI

#FreedomHK #ss #光復香港時代革命

Code of Conduct
Paid Crowdsourcing for the Better
Guideline for a prosperous and fair cooperation between companies, clients and crowdworkers
crowdsourcing-code.com/

The YouTubers Union has joined forces with Europe's largest trade union to fight for a fairer platform.
vice.com/en_us/article/j5wy8d/

Amazing technology:

The Pentagon has a laser that can identify people from a distance—by their heartbeat-
Everyone’s heart is different. Like the iris or fingerprint, our unique cardiac signature can be used as a way to tell us apart.
technologyreview.com/s/613891/

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