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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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employers are most liberated by the arrangement

The goal of Japanese telerobotics isn’t to provide better access to remote expertise in the form of higher-skilled workers, in other words, but to technologically recuperate lower-skilled workers who might otherwise be excluded from the workforce entirely. What is envisioned is nothing less than a …

—p.103 The Body Shop (101) missing author
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itinerant crypto miners in rural Washington piece/panopticon

The Collins also tread carefully around the power companies. The family has moved around in search of cheap energy and landed in rural Washington, where electric rates are as low as one fifth the national average thanks to hydroelectric power from the Columbia and Snake Rivers. They weren’t the onl…

—p.91 The Crypto Family Farm (85) missing author
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trading cryptocurrencies in between homeschooling

Owen maintains the mining rigs as they search for whatever cryptocurrency earns them the most per watt, but it is his wife Cassie’s trading that really keeps the family afloat. When not homeschooling the kids, she is glued to her computer, hoping to multiply their earnings by trading the cryptocurr…

—p.86 The Crypto Family Farm (85) missing author
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his whole life depends on him shooting a doctor

Whether Tarek Loubani gets justice is irrelevant in the grand scheme of things. If we could get a couple million dollars to put solar panels on some hospitals, that would be a legacy I would be proud of. What’s the best case scenario if there’s an investigation? The absolute best case scenario is s…

—p.69 Lifehacker: Tarek Loubani on 3D-Printing in Gaza (49) by Logic Magazine
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when somebody builds a wall, you dig a tunnel

[...] It’s common for people who travel and volunteer to imagine that they are giving and to minimize the amount they’re taking from the society they’re in. The reality is that without absorbing the resilience of the Palestinians, I would have never understood what resilience was. And so I took hop…

—p.68 Lifehacker: Tarek Loubani on 3D-Printing in Gaza (49) by Logic Magazine