♬ C+C Music Factory - Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) ft. Freedom Williams
Neil Godfrey; Why I don’t see myself as a Christ Mythicist
🎙 Literature & History Podcast - #46 The Republic at Twilight
🎙 The History of Witchcraft Podcast #22 - Fairies, Demons, and a Cat called Satan
🎙 History in the Bible Podcast - Grappling With the Greeks II: Jerusalem Against Athens
🎙 The History of England Podcast #233 Obedience
Bitcoin is none of the things it was supposed to be
Podcast ads remain stubbornly old-fashioned - Digiday
YouTube Advertising Crackdown Puts Some Creators Out of Work
First Round State of Startups 2017
Why I’m banking on Bitcoin for my childrens’ financial future
♬ I was cajoning to Donald Fagen’s - Kamakiriad again today. That album just never gets old to me, and the beats are like a drum machine in their consistency. Definitely a great album to practice timing to.
♬ Genesis - In The Cage Medley/Afterglow
♬ Annie Lennox & Al Green - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
♬ Sweet - Love is like Oxygen
♬ The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
📺 Architects or Artisans? The Builders of the Medieval Cathedrals - History of Art
♬ Nordic Chamber Choir - O Magnum Mysterium (M. Lauridsen)
The Cult Of Isis
The Bizarre Fugue of Larry Hurtado, by Richard Carrier - Ignore Carrier’s frustration with Hurtado, but within this post, there is lots of good information about how the angel Jesus because thought of as an actual person (which happened often in the ancient world). For those interested in learning more, see the book On The Historicity of Jesus.
Ancient Roman texts shed light on earliest Londoners in one of UK’s most important archaeological discoveries
Review - Catherine Nixey “The Darkening Age”
Cardinal Thomas Wolsey - His main triumph was to retain the king’s favor for years
The Battle of Fraga, 1134
📺 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible - Yale University’s Christine Hayes. This course examines the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) as an expression of the religious life and thought of ancient Israel, and a foundational document of Western civilization. A wide range of methodologies, including source criticism and the historical-critical school, tradition criticism, redaction criticism, and literary and canonical approaches are applied to the study and interpretation of the Bible. Special emphasis is placed on the Bible against the backdrop of its historical and cultural setting in the Ancient Near East.
Twitter Users Like Long Tweets More Than Short Ones
Meet “Genies”, the lifelike personalized avatars that reenact news
Dealing with Silence and the Absence of Evidence in an Age of Resurgent Orthodoxy
The Gospel of Mark as Theological Allegory
📺 The Vikings (36 lectures)
🎙 Tides of History Podcast - #12 Justinian the Great and the Reconquest of the Western Empire
Instagram is testing a standalone app for direct messaging
Lyft is now offering self-driving car trips in Boston
Chrome Apps are dead, as Google shuts down the Chrome Web Store section
The Wikipedia Competitor That’s Harnessing Blockchain For Epistemological Supremacy
📺 Lecture 17 Paul’s Disciples by Professor Dale Martin of Yale University. Find the entire lecture series & more here.
♬ Ronny Jordan - See the new
Google Calendar on my Chromebook has got a new look today. Looks more like a mobile app. Will take a while to get used to before I decide if I like it or not.
🎙 Waking Up with Sam Harris: #107 — Is Life Actually Worth Living? - In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with David Benatar about his philosophy of “anti-natalism.” They discuss the asymmetry between the good and bad things in life, the ethics of existential risk, the moral landscape, the limits and paradoxes of introspection, the “experience machine” thought experiment, population ethics, and other topics.
How brands secretly buy their way into Forbes, Fast Company, and HuffPost stories
🎙 The Bible Geek Podcast 17-052
From Bezos to Walton, Big Investors Back Fund for ‘Flyover’ Start-Ups
FCC won’t delay vote, says net neutrality supporters are “desperate”
Zeta Global acquires commenting service Disqus
Apple Pay Cash starts rolling out to iPhone users in the US
♬ REOL - ちるちる / ChiruChiru
Facebook “Messenger Kids” lets under-13s chat with whom parents approve
Facebook opens new London hub, to create 800 UK jobs
Ad Hoc explanations for all those different biographies of Jesus …. (or Socrates)
♬ If you’re looking for a album to practice your cajon to… try Rick Braun’s Beat Street. Rhythm is life!