Liberty Media Roundup

In alphabetical order, here are a bunch of things you can use to fill up your commute/chronic-cardio hours:

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  • Adam Curtis A documentary film maker, whose work includes The Power of Nightmares, The Century of the Self, The Mayfair Set, Pandora’s Box, The Trap and The Living Dead.
  • Apocadocs A humorous focus on the true, frightening realities facing humankind.
  • Defence and the National Interest
  • FOFOA Discussions about money and economics.
  • Freak Revolution We WIN at Life.
  • George Washington’s Blog News and Thoughts from the Anonymous Geo. Washington
  • Gonzo Times
  • GreenTechMedia a fully integrated online-media company comprised of cutting-edge news, in-depth market research, and focused industry events.
  • Occupy Wall Street
  • Permaculture TV Creating educational and documentary video that will empower self-help by increasing food security and community resilience in a time of economic and ecological crisis.
  • Post-HierⒶrchy Documenting Nomadic Anarcho-Primitivism
  • QuestionCopyright
  • Ran Prieuer I am not goal-oriented. You could say I’m “process-oriented” or that I “surf the flow”.
  • Skilluminati Research
  • Slow Food We believe that everyone has a fundamental right to pleasure and consequently the responsibility to protect the heritage of food, tradition and culture that make this pleasure possible.
  • Slow Movement The Slow Movement aims to address the issue of ‘time poverty’ through making connections.
  • TCN Radio
  • TED We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world.
  • The Archdruid Report Druid perspectives on nature, culture, and the future of industrial society
  • The New Significance Exploring revolutionary forces for change & autonomy in the 21st Century…
  • TIM BOUCHER, BALTIMORE
  • Tom Dispatch
  • Transformational Logistics is an umbrella term for Logistics and the Informal Economy The informal or shadow economy describes those business or transactional practices that are not regulated and do not comply with official taxation procedures.
  • Transition Towns A community working together to look Peak Oil and Climate Change squarely in the eye.
  • World Changing We cover the world’s most innovative solutions to the planet’s problems, and inspire readers around the world with stories of new tools, models and ideas for building a bright green future.
  • YES! Magazine Award-winning, solution-oriented journalism covering peace, justice and sustainability innovations in the US and beyond. Independent, nonprofit media.
  • Zero Hedge to widen the scope of financial, economic and political information available to the professional investing public. to skeptically examine and, where necessary, attack the flaccid institution that financial journalism has become.

Vertical bills design for currency; QR codes; State in a Box relevance

Kottke’s link to a US Dollar Redesign (from a designer, not an actual US Dollar redesign) reminds us that most of us use our money “vertically” when handing it over and counting. The designs look a little plain and too much like IRS documents, which in itself has a bit of clever irony anyway. I’ll probably adopt this format for the future of ξ currency designs

In the end, we’re likely to use our own cell phones to check the validity of our money in the future, so barcodes like QR codes should be prominent, for example:
QR Code Example
Are likely to be standard on ξ currency.

Appliances that “count” money would also be modified to “validate” money as well. These same codes should be used to facilitate account identities–perhaps with a system not unlike Vinay Gupta’s “State in a Box” (CheapID) support systems. (Why not kill two birds with one stone?)