Links for 1/16/22

“Wave Goodbye” – the battle to save Australia’s surf beaches – Perth, Sydney, Byron


 

Climate Change Is Going To Be Gross


 

Jonny Teupen – Tabú


 

Escapism


 

“We’re calling time on human exceptionalism” says Superflux


 

We Are the Land: A History of Native California


 

A Day at the Beach 1928 – Biarritz France 1920s


 

The Largest Autocracy on Earth


 

Blue carbon: the hidden CO2 sink that pioneers say could save the planet


 

Do the Saigon twist! Meet Phuong Tâm, Vietnam’s first rock’n’roll star


 

Have Sumatran fishing crews found the fabled Island of Gold?


 

Geoengineering 101

Links for 12/27/21

The great Hap “Happy” Jacobs – innovator, shaper, thinker – gone at 92


 

Renewable Wind Energy Can Help Save the Planet and the Ocean’s Marine Life


 

Belchior Diaz Vihuela Made in 1590 by Belchior Diaz Vihuela in Portugal. Dubbed the world’s oldest guitar.


 

Did Neurological Damage Lead To Ravel’s Masterpiece?


 

The forgotten oil ads that told us climate change was nothing


 

VW Ponton Boat


 

Unfreezing the ice age: the truth about humanity’s deep past


 

Constant Craving: How Digital Media Turned Us All Into Dopamine Addicts


 

Climate study linking early Maori fires to Antarctic changes sparks controversy


 

The Forgotten History of African Slavery in China


 

‘Odds are against you’: the problem with the music streaming boom


 

The Revenge of the Internet Archive: Google and the Metashills Lead the Long March Through State Houses to Weaken Copyright for the Metaverse


 

Journeys Into the Outside with Jarvis Cocker (ep#3)


 

A hand carved chess set

The Young Ones (1965)

Muda Mudi – an M. Amin musical film, w/ songs by Singapore band The Tornados

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1ph4KiUcaQ

Links for 3/23/21

California to consider buying back private beachfront properties


 

The unexpected benefits of surfing


 

Beaver believers: Native Americans promote resurgence of ‘nature’s engineers’


 

Special brew: eco-friendly Peruvian coffee leaves others in the shade


 

Smile for the camera: the dark side of China’s emotion-recognition tech


 

Changes in Atlantic currents may have dire climate implications for the next century


 

6 Echo Chambers That Shaped the Sound of Pop Music


 

China is scaling up its weather modification programme – here’s why we should be worried


 

Music historian delves into LA’s rich jazz scene and how clubs were an ‘oasis from racism’


 

L.A.’s coast was once a DDT dumping ground.

Links for 2/20/21

Honolulu 1954


 

A Tale Of Two Ecosystems: On Bandcamp, Spotify And The Wide-Open Future


 

Surf Film Filmography


 

While Hollywood Had the Sunset Strip, East L.A. Had the ‘Latin Strip’


 

Stan Ross Larry Levine Interview 1988


 

Meet the Melanasians: Black People with Naturally Blonde Hair


 

Was Music City L.A.’s Greatest Record Store?


 

Music Of The Magindanao In The Philippines


 

GM and Ford Knew, Too: Reporting Reveals Auto Giants Recognized Looming Climate Crisis in 1960s—and Helped Bury Reality


 

Red Rover: 1957


 

Duke’s Ulcers: How Surfing’s Most Popular Icon Dealt with White Supremacy