Summa comes from latin, means “the whole” and it is meant to be my weekly note-keeping diary of songs, films, books, articles, tweets and the kitchen sink of all I have come across that made it past my attention threshold over the past week. I am shamelessly copying the idea from the excellent “Friday Random ” of the extraordinary gentleman of Good-Math-Bad-Math Mark Chu-Carroll. I hope he does mind 😉
1. Daniele Sepe: I have reaffirmed how much I like the crazy ethnic jazz variations of .
2. Watched the Brasilian film “Elite Squad” and I liked it. Think of a SWAT team action movie but with more flair. The starting song “Rap das Arma”, a brasilian gangsta rap about guns and the favela, is also very nice, in samba style!
3. Finished reading “The Post-American World” by Fareed Zakaria. Nice, easy read on geopolitics.
4. I was mesmerized by the cover of “Venus in furs” in a live of Mandrugada. Strike, dear mistress, and cure his heart…
- RT @storey7: @azeem Super DUPer fragile compact, Tories are atrocious. 2 hours ago
- RT @YiannisBab: Abhorrent by @kmitsotakis, very disrespectful to the people who were beaten up, or even killed by the Golden Dawn https://t… 2 hours ago
- @Freakonomics @Koch_Industries is this an infomercial? Not even attempted to challenge the narrative of Koch. 23 hours ago
- RT @evgenymorozov: Capitalism creates problems: pollution, congestion, disease. The "good" news: they multiply & get worse once "solved" th… 1 day ago
- "a dystopian landscape for online news publishers in Greece." [...] news in Greece remains largely a way of... fb.me/6HluzbJw2 1 day ago
- @SykoFantiS Όχι αλλά ακούω ερπυστριες στο δρόμο #ΕΡΧΟΜΑCΤΕ 5 days ago
- @mperedim Σαν παθών I concur στο open source being even worse of a lock in than any standardized commercial product… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 5 days ago
- RT @thanosk: Είναι πασιφανέστατο ότι ξεπεράστηκε εύκολα και γρήγορα η Χούντα. Για αυτό 2 μέρες τώρα για αυτή την μαλακία συζητάνε όλοι. 6 days ago
- The latest The Maurice Politis Weekly! paper.li/mgpolitis?edit… #finsburypark 6 days ago
- The latest The Maurice Politis Weekly! paper.li/mgpolitis?edit… #digitalhealth #finsburypark 6 days ago
- RT @KarlreMarks: There's a chance that Macron is a Ted Talk that took human form in a freak scientific experiment. 6 days ago
- @SKalyvas cherry picking ''εκανε εργα'', good luck preaching to those converted 6 days ago
- @SKalyvas (και) εδω δειχνει οτι η χουντα εκανε εργα αλλα δεν ηταν τα σωστα. cherry picking arguments all over https://t.co/wyhnk0hnXu 6 days ago
- RT @pierrebri: Percentage of women in French parliament = 39% (previously 26%). Same % as in Spain. In Bundestag = 37%. House of Commons =… 1 week ago
- @mperedim @thanosk and you might well be right on the "few" but from my limited interactions very misinformed 1 week ago