Links for 6/15/24

Creating a throw-away culture: How companies ingrained plastics in modern life

‘Underwater bicycle’ propels swimmers forward at superhuman speed

‘We’re in our 20s but live in the 1940s’

A response to Hannah Ritchie:  How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Economic Growth  

2-5 years to sci-fi level AI? Former OpenAI employee sounds alarm

Papa Doo Run Run America’s Music ~ California’s Band

Rooler Gab

Public has no right to swim in sea, claims firm that dumped sewage at bathing spot

“I Don’t Believe in Growth”

Why We Need “Degrowth” ? Current Affairs

California town asked to return a beachside hotel

Spencer’s Shenanigans

Links for 5/26/24

Surf music has been infiltrated by artificial intelligence, and it’s probaby going to get worse.

Tech’s Plan to ‘Ethnically Cleanse’ San Francisco w/ Gil Duran

The Strange World Of… Joe Meek

Here’s what record-breaking temperatures looked like around the globe

CLASSIC? Neil Blender, Jason Jessee, Jay Adams, Steve Caballero, Tommy Guerrero Mini Ramp sesh

1970s skateboarding London-style. Hot Wheels

Scientist identify the phonetic alphabet of whales

Skateboarding History Podcast

How Not to Act in an Emergency

Interview: Why global support for climate action is ‘systematically underestimated’ – Carbon Brief

Epic 4-hour documentary about YouTube plagiarists sends them scurrying desperately away

Sun, sea and rock’n’roll: how Torremolinos got its groove back

Links for 4/7/24

Skaters with The Best Names

Tea Tree with Taylor Jensen, Tully White, Jack Tyro, Hiroka Yoshikawa, Christy Crookes

A Glimpse into the Future: The 2023 Ocean Temperature and Sea Ice Extremes in the Context of Longer-Term Climate Change

Interview: Why global support for climate action is ‘systematically underestimated’

They Lost Their Land to the Park Service. Now They’re Losing It to Climate Change.

How climate change is messing up the ocean’s biological clock, with unknown long-term consequences

Zombie climate myths that refuse to die (feat. Bob Henson)

How War Became a Business

Big oil uncovered

Location Scouting for Wes Anderson

The Videogame Industry is Larger Than Film and TV Combined, Why Aren’t They Paying Musicians Fairly?

Links for 12/10/23

The climate change we caused is here for at least 50,000 years – and probably far longer

Plastic bag recycling project gives up the ghost

Elon Says Copyright/AI Lawsuits Don’t Matter Because ‘Digital God’ Will Arrive Before They’re Decided

Tech doesn’t make our lives easier. It makes them faster

Alain Gardinier

“Kinda Crazy” celebrates the legendary Rip City Skates

If the first solar entrepreneur hadn’t been kidnapped, would fossil fuels have dominated the 20th century the way they did?

Global Fossil Fuel Subsidies Skyrocket To $7 Trillion

A Tribute to Chet Atkins

The Groovy Imitation Bands of 1960s Japanese Rock