cloudyskiesandcatharsis:

Lovely Literary Art Prints featuring quotes By Famous Authors by Evan Robertson

thelushbunny:

#814 - “Indeed our hearts are golden treasures, but a true tragedy would be to conceal your inner gold because you are afraid of someone stealing it or it falling and breaking. There is no love in fear. The great wisdom of the ages always tells us the more we Love the more of it you receive. Love is not a giving or a taking, it is a state of being - a one way street of allowing, accepting and holding a space for all things to be exactly as they are.  Fear not that your heart will be broken or stolen. Love becomes love. Give it away with no exception of return and soon you will be having a love affair with the whole world.” — Jackson Kiddard

thelushbunny:

#814 - “Indeed our hearts are golden treasures, but a true tragedy would be to conceal your inner gold because you are afraid of someone stealing it or it falling and breaking. There is no love in fear. The great wisdom of the ages always tells us the more we Love the more of it you receive. Love is not a giving or a taking, it is a state of being - a one way street of allowing, accepting and holding a space for all things to be exactly as they are.  Fear not that your heart will be broken or stolen. Love becomes love. Give it away with no exception of return and soon you will be having a love affair with the whole world.” — Jackson Kiddard

Stop acting like the president takes an oath to keep us safe, when his job is to protect and defend the Constitution. Doing so keeps the American project safe. Past generations fought monarchies, slaveholders, and Nazis to win, expand, and protect that project. And we’re so risk-averse — not that we’re actually minimizing risk — that we’re “balancing” the very rights in our Constitution against a threat with an infinitesimal chance of killing any one of us? That makes about as much sense as the 5,000 American lives lost when the same ruling class that built the national-security state found it prudent to preempt a perceived threat from Iraq. And we still trust them?
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/06/all-the-infrastructure-a-tyrant-would-need-courtesy-of-bush-and-obama/276635/ (via factoidlabs)

Join the Fight (EFF)

gregcohn:

We’re asking individuals to email Congress right away to tell them in the strongest possible terms that you do not consent to dragnet domestic surveillance. Tell your elected officials that you object to this mass domestic spying program. Demand that they initiate a full-scale, public investigation immediately with the results of the investigation made public as much as possible. Demand that the public officials responsible for this program are held to account. Click here to speak out now.

a shield can shelter and protect. moved with great force, it can also crush, or - edgewise - cleave. make fewer assumptions.

opal: Sample Graph Traversal Patterns in Opal

losangelesindustries:

Over the course of our work on Opal, there have been a few graph traversal patterns that have shown themselves to be repeatably useful. While these will not likely be generalizable to all domains, they map well to our current data set and its modeling within the graph.

The key patterns that will…

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Identity at Mozilla: Persona is distributed. Today.

mozidentity:

With Persona, you can log into web sites using the email address of your choice. The first time you use an email, our servers send you a confirmation link. By following that link, you confirm your identity to Persona, which then vouches for your ownership of that email address.

Of course, in the…

onwander:

No. 25 / Eric Mortensen

onwander:

No. 25 / Eric Mortensen

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onwander:

No. 43 / Michael Schmid

onwander:

No. 43 / Michael Schmid

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onwander:

No. 53 / Ross Moody / 55 Hi’s
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onwander:

No. 53 / Ross Moody / 55 Hi’s

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