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Internet architecture is where technical creativity and incentive design intersect.

Why Decentralization Matters

Chris Dixon

Everyone’s status should be implicit: I’m trying to do my job, please respect my time and attention.

The Presence Prison

Jason Fried

the ability to practice religion in their own ways were markers of freedom. By the 1840s, literacy rates among free African Americans were climbing, and Staines linked her newly found literacy to her religious practice, telling another interviewer that the ability to read the Bible and participate in religious events made her “wise unto salvation.” She questioned George Washington’s religious practice, prompting her interviewer to write, “She never heard Washington pray, and does not believe that he was accustomed to.”

Never Caught

Erica Armstrong Dunbar

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