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Articles I liked from the week of December 16th, 2018.

  1. Becoming a magicianWhen I was a teenager I often used fantasy as a vehicle for escapism. Some people, when they fantasise, think about sex or dragons or wildly unlikely events…

  1. Escape From the Trump CultOn December 20, 1954, some 62 years before Donald Trump would be sworn in as president of the United States, Dorothy Martin and dozens of her followers crowded…
  2. How Hackers Bypass Gmail 2FA at ScaleIf you’re an at risk user, that extra two-factor security code sent to your phone may not be enough to protect your email account . Hackers can bypass these…

  1. The End of the Ad-Supported WebWhat if we got the business model of the web wrong? Julien Genestoux Dec 13 For the last 20 years, every consumer-oriented application, service or content…
  2. HávamálHávamál The Words of Odin the High One from the Elder or Poetic Edda (Sæmund's Edda) translated by Olive Bray and edited by D. L. Ashliman Return to: Wisdom for…
  3. Gluten Free Antarctica (Idle Words)12.20.2018 Far below the Antarctic circle, I watch a woman cry real tears because she can’t get gluten-free toast. Mary is a plummy old English lady traveling…

  1. The Baliocene ApocryphaThe best analogy for the thing comes from porn. It is well-understood by now that penis size matters an awful lot more in porn than it does in real life. The…