The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

Distributed Everything

Distributed Everything

What surveillance has to do with Starbucks and why everyone should learn to code. Before you dismiss the idea: What if you could read, but not write, listen, but not speak. That’s pretty close to how most of us are using computers and the internet. It’s a bit of a rant that I’m recommending here, but at its core it has a very valid wake-up call: «We’re not going to get through this by pushing buttons on centralized services. If you want to use the Internet in 2013, you need to pick up some tech skills.»

Published in Weekly Filet #119, in August 2014. More on: #

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