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Tag: Reading

Notes from Ametora

I just finished the really fun and deeply researched Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style by W. David Marx. (As an aside, I used to follow Marx and his fellow expat in Japan, Momus, on Livejournal!) I want to write a longer post talking about how WASPs had their traditional clothing culturally appropriated and didn’t […]

Biohacker bros should meet crypto bros

A feature by Margaret Talbot in the New Yorker on the movement to decentralise pharmaceutical manufacturing caught my attention this week, my last to decompress after the exertions of Consensus: Distributed earlier in the month. Things about decentralisation generally draw my attention because of the opportunity to apply lessons to the cryptocurrency world. In this […]

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