Daily Reading #2A4

More on Trump’s political background and friendship with Nixon. I don’t see ‘Deep Black Swamp’ connections, agree Trump is not being aggressive in actually doing anything wrt the DBS, only his tweets are encouraging :

Another review of Seymour Hersh’s memoirs :

https://theintercept.com/2018/06/02/seymour-hersh-memoir-reporter/

Pepe Escobar’s analysis of geopolitics says Iran, China and Russia are winning. I say “of course, they are playing positive-sum games, adding value to the world. The US was winning when it did that.” :

http://www.atimes.com/article/oil-and-gas-geopolitics-no-shelter-from-the-storm/

Libya needs a new Kadhafi, who was a very good guy as ME leaders go :

http://www.voltairenet.org/article201387.html

http://www.voltairenet.org/article200336.html

US shippers were still impressing seaman after the Civil War :

http://www.atimes.com/article/hundreds-of-fishermen-still-stuck-in-indonesia-returnees-say/

On the problem of causation :

https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-math-of-causation-puzzle-20180530/

https://www.quantamagazine.org/how-many-genes-do-cells-need-maybe-almost-all-of-them-20180419/

https://www.quantamagazine.org/questioning-truth-reality-and-the-role-of-science-20180524/

https://www.quantamagazine.org/overtaxed-working-memory-knocks-the-brain-out-of-sync-20180606/

https://www.quantamagazine.org/sharp-wave-ripples-link-memory-and-decisions-20141022/

Why not to use Chrome. I should try Brave, I have been hearing a lot about it :

https://www.fastcodesign.com/90174010/bye-chrome-why-im-switching-to-firefox-and-you-should-too

The Gently Rotting EU :

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-08/gently-rotting-debt-ridden-eu

Surveillance is the new business model :

https://www.which.co.uk/news/2018/06/which-investigation-reveals-staggering-level-of-smart-home-surveillance/

All software evolves, and interactions produce security problems :

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/css-is-so-overpowered-it-can-deanonymize-facebook-users/

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