The language of frogs — it’s more than just ‘ribbit’ Bangor Daily News
OpenBCI: Control An Air Shark With Your Mind IEEE Spectrum. Chuck L: “Even if you don’t read the somewhat geeky article, be sure to scroll down and watch the 2 minute video.”
The Jocks of Computer Code Do It for the Job Offers Bloomberg (Chuck L)
The United Nations has a radical, dangerous vision for the future of the Web Washington Post (Chuck L)
China pledges $2bn for developing world BBC. Jeez, this is not much. The US sends over $3 billion in military aid to Israel each year.
“Refugee” or “Migrant” – Which Is Right? Truthout. Note our cross-post from Ilargi takes issue with belaboring this distinction.
Flow of migrants good for Euro economy Business Insider
The Terrible Flight from the Killing New York Review of Books. Important.
Syria Turns The Corner Moon of Alabama
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
From Radio to Porn, British Spies Track Web Users’ Online Identities Intercept. Important. New revelations based on Snowden docs.
Imperial Collapse Watch
Putin: Does anyone even listen to us? YouTube (timbers)
John Boehner exits: Who is Kevin McCarthy? Christian Science Monitor
Jeb Bush can’t explain the cost of his tax cuts correctly Vox. Resilc: “i’m still in shock that he is dumber than his brother. How can this be?”
Bill Clinton says Hillary would be ‘great president’ despite ‘this email thing’ Guardian. We are supposed to take this seriously?
Police State Watch
Utilities seek to charge solar system owners more for connection to grid Los Angeles Times
Luxury-Perfume Makers Turn to Wal-Mart, Target Wall Street Journal (Li)
Monetary stimulus doesn’t work the way you think it does, redux FTAlphaville. Important.
Martin Shkreli’s Free-Market Fetish: How the Drug Profiteer’s Pathetic Excuses Reveal a Dangerous Ideology Salon. The headline seems excessive until you see how smug he looks in his pictures.
It’s Time to Rein in Exorbitant Pharmaceutical Prices Harvard Business Review
It Is Very Expensive To Be Poor Pamela Foohey, Credit Slips
Antidote du jour (martha r):