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Banned in China: Your Assurance of Quality Content

The title of this post is a throwaway comment Bruce Sterling made in his lecture, “The Singularity: Your Future as a Black Hole” (mp3, video with terrible audio), in the course of mentioning that most scientists who are able to do the scary stuff that frightens Bill Joy are unlikely to be willing to take up residence in the caves of Afghanistan or up in North Korea just to get the freedom to research things that have been banned by everyone else.

It reminded me of a funny thing an ex-student in Beijing told me — this blog is blocked by the Great Firewall of China. Not sure exactly which post, though there are probably a few. But it is a compliment, really.

Busy writing my paper, so here’s some other quality content for ya:

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