The Null Device
The Null Device, being a stream of links and commentary on culture, technology, current events and whatever the author finds interesting.
The Null Device is maintained by acb, in his copious spare time.
This site makes no pretense of being objective and no guarantees of accuracy, reliability or posting frequency.
As this blog is produced in a facility that processes sarcasm, individual posts may contain traces of sarcasm.
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One year ago:
2018/3/22So, the Cambridge Analytica revelations: The broader outline (shadowy company, owned by right-wing billionaires and possibly connected to Russian intelligence interests, uses big data, psychological algorithms and targeted ads to fix elections, including the 2016 US
Two years ago:
2017/3/23One ubiquitous aspect of contemporary Japan is capsule machines. They're everywhere—outside and inside shops, at railway stations, in clusters in the street. Insert a few ¥100 coins (each being worth somewhere in the magnitude of
Five years ago:
2014/3/19As Russia annexes Crimea and makes threatening noises towards the rest of Ukraine, many people have opinions, not least among them the Pick-Up Artist community, where the consensus is that anything that prevents Ukraine from joining
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