✩ Want You To Know: “Our promises were a series of possibilities”

WYTK header.png

The Brexit is getting Brexitier. I suppose I could just leave it there and sign off for another few days. But as is the way of events, other things continue to happen, some of them even positive things.

The US Supreme Court overturned Texas' abortion restrictions.

"We add that, when directly asked at oral argument whether Texas knew of a single instance in which the new requirement would have helped even one woman obtain better treatment, Texas admitted that there was no evidence in the record of such a case."

CafePress removed a t-shirt describing presidential hopeful Donald Trump as a 'cheeto-faced shitgibbon' from its store for spurious trademark reasons.

Maciej Ceglowski has some thoughts on surveillance and the way the technology industry functions right now which are almost precisely the same as mine. Except he makes his points far more concisely and coherently than I usually do.

While we're on the subject of surveillance capitalism, Facebook said on Friday it was doing some very dodgy things to recommend new friends to you. After a bit of solemn reflection and some very negative reaction to Facebook being, as is now traditional, skeevy as anything, Facebook decided it wasn't doing those things after all. So that's OK, I guess?

Worth Pondering


Eye Candy


'The Surprising History of the Infographic'

Totally Confused

Steve McLaren supreme, sad boner confessionals, spherical Droste effect, digital doppelgängers and anti-fascist anthems.

Yours etc., @loughlin

Think you know someone who might like to receive more emails like this? Then forward this one on to them so they can read the words below. 

Hey! Want to be part of something hip and retro like a mailing list? Of course you do? Then head on over here to subscribe. I promise not to spam you or sell your email address to Facebook. Or Google. Or Twitter. Or anyone else at all.

Follow @WantYouToKnowHQ on Twitter for more bits and bobs.