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With Seven Floors in 12 Days, China Builds Hotel in Record Time

A seven-story fully functional hotel in the city of Zhuhai in China was put together in a record-breaking 12 days.

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How Full Metal Jacket explains the state

The movie Full Metal Jacket shows us the state, war and empire and how they work. It teaches us about power, authority, propaganda and dehumanization. In short, it teaches us how states operate. Links: What is the state?

Do buildings have to be permanent? | Hard Reset by Freethink

Is modular construction the future of buildings?Subscribe here: live in a world surrounded by homes...

Reflections as the Internet Archive turns 25 - Internet Archive Blogs

As a young man, I wanted to help make a new medium that would be a step forward from Gutenberg's invention. By building a Library of Everything in the digital age, I thought the opportunity was not just to make it available to everybody in the world, but to make it better--

David Cross: Why America Sucks at Everything

America: the greatest, richest, freest country in the world – or is it? David Cross, of Mr. Show, Arrested Development, and The Dark Divide, joins us to discuss why Americans, despite living in the wealthiest country in the history of the world, have a much worse standard of living than people who live in poorer countries.

Ethereal Tower with 99 Floating Islands Designed For Shenzhen, China

The designs for a huge floating structure on the bay of Shenzhen's Qianhaiwan area have been unveiled by Sou Fujimoto Architects.

Bitcoin is not private by design… here’s why and how Monero is different

This is the 74th episode of the privacy guides series. In this episode, we explore why Bitcoin is not private by design and how Monero is different. ============================== LINKS ============================== Shakepay 👉 https://shakepay...

Ethiopia Planted 350 Million Trees in 12 Hours. Now It’s Aiming Higher

With the aim of planting 20 billion trees by 2022, over 10 billion trees were planted in the first two years of the project.

Over 60,000 Have Signed Petitions to Stop Jeff Bezos From Reentering Earth

Jeff Bezos is due to fly into space with his brother next month. Over 40,000 people have signed one petition seeking a ban on his re-entry

See The World's Largest Single-Domed Greenhouse Design

The world's largest single-domed greenhouse, "Tropicalia" by French architecture firm Coldefy, is expected to be completed in 2024.

Krita 4.4.5 Arrives as the Last Bugfix Release Before Krita 5.0 - 9to5Linux

Krita 4.4.5 open-source digital painting software is out now as the last bugfix release in the series before the major Krita 5.0 update.

Of course these numbers don't touch anything that happens on YT, however it shows the potential of mass adoption as a tool for creators without a "platform"

Also remember views are notoriously inaccurate, as are YTs I'm convinced of it.

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Why is the solution:)

Just watching a video from Sam Tripoli (tinfoil hat podcast) which uses peertube as the hosting platform for the main website on the advice of a clever community member:)

I don't even think the site owners are even aware they're on the fediverse, and probably don't care.

Just like Wordpress, people use it, and it works. They have a platform that they control and thanks to tech it distributes the load and saves them money.

13 Vertical Farming Innovations That Could Revolutionize Agriculture

What is vertical farming, and how can you get starting building your own or investing in it? Let's take a little look.

Securing Democracy with Glenn Greenwald (aka What's Wrong with the Online Left?)

Glenn Edward Greenwald is an American journalist, author, and former attorney. He is the author of the book "Securing Democracy: My Fight for Press Freedom a...

Meet the World's Most Powerful Tidal Turbine: The O2

Orbital Marine's O2, the world's most powerful tidal turbine, is currently en route to its final location for installation.

Engineering a Monopoly: How to Not Get Ripped Off on Your Glasses

EssilorLuxottica's near-monopoly is making eyeglasses really expensive worldwide, but several new online companies are trying to change that.

Art Direction for Hollywood movies using Blender - 3D Blendered

Jonathan Opgenhaffen, experienced Art Director at Framestore, creating extraordinary images for some of Hollywood movies using Blender 3D.


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