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Tonight: Tron Life, and the surveillance gift guide
• First Person, Fourth Wall, a project organized by People Like Us (Vicki Bennett)
• A Gift Guide to This Holiday Season's Creepiest Surveillance Gadgets, by Thomas Smith (Nov 24, 2020)
• Santa is saying hello (deepfake by Synesthesia.io).
• How Venture Capitalists Are Deforming Capitalism, by Charles Duhigg in the New Yorker (Nov 30, 2020). See also my comment, Venture capital and the WeWork con job (Dec 3).
• What's in Your Wallet? A Credit Card that Profits from the Rape of Children? (by Pam Martens in Wall Street on Parade, Dec 7, 2020), which references Nicholas Kristof's The Children of Pornhub (Dec 4) - note that the article contains descriptions of sexual assault.
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|Artist||Track||Album||Images||Approx. start time|
|Mark reflects on "Tron Life" and reviews a surveillance gift guide.|
|Tomaš Dvořák||Game Boy Tune||Machinarium Soundtrack|
|Mark Hurst||Tron Life||First Person, Fourth Wall||0:31:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|
|Mark's comments||0:42:02 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|
|Negativland||Content||The World Will Decide||0:54:25 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|