For the Holidays, the Gift of Self-Care - The New York Times
"When we regard our difficult emotions as a problem and try to overcome them, we only struggle more. In contrast, when we accept them, strangely enough our mind stops struggling and suddenly grows quiet. Rather than trying to change or control difficult emotions from the inside, allow them to be there, and your mind will rest."
The PC game Wasteland 2 is free on GOG.com until tomorrow.
The “Great Cannon” has been deployed again | Alien Labs
Former Go champion beaten by DeepMind retires after declaring AI invincible - The Verge
"For years, Go was considered beyond the reach of even the most sophisticated computer programs. The ancient board game is famously complex, with more possible configurations for pieces than atoms in the observable universe."
The Zen of Weight Lifting
Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on users
Instead of a Generational Culture War, Let’s Fight the Rich | The New York Times (opinion)
"This is the sort of coalition we need to build a better future — not Gen Z fighting boomers, but a coalition of 16-year-olds and 30-year-olds and 78-year-olds joining together to demolish the rich who run the world today. The stakes are too great; we can’t afford to have any generation sit this one out."
The Diva Makes her Entrance by Harkale Linai #art
Activists’ phones targeted by one of the world’s most advanced spyware apps
"Mobile phones of two prominent human rights activists were repeatedly targeted with Pegasus, the highly advanced spyware made by Israel-based NSO, researchers from Amnesty International reported this week."
In Pictures: Hong Kong's Lion Rock 'final resting place' for Lady Liberty democracy statue
"The statue depicts a female protester in a gas mask, protective goggles and helmet, an umbrella in one hand and a black flag in the other, proclaiming the protest slogan 'Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times.'"
The Beautiful World by Artem Chebokha #art
How the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command Hacked ISIS's Media Operation -- NPR
Talk to Me by Monaka #art
Caspar the Camel bitten in testicles by woman at Tiger Truck Stop - The Washington Post
Running in the Storm by Caring Wong #art
Glass Grid by Michal Kvac #art