Saturday, April 26, 2014

Not a tale of corporate gloom, but rather, a cogent explanation about how your personal data is a crop that is being...

Not a tale of corporate gloom, but rather, a cogent explanation about how your personal data is a crop that is being harvested in many ways. This is why so many apps/sites have you up to your eyeballs in sh--... I mean, advertising fertilizer.
#personaldata #advertising
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247925/Why_the_social_networks_are_falling_apart?pageNumber=1

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Too funny.

Too funny.
"CIA's Facebook Program Dramatically Cut Agency's Costs"
#tmi #surveillance #privacy
http://buff.ly/1iKKhwe

Richard Field on Lee Bontecou's drawings:

Richard Field on Lee Bontecou's drawings:
"One can actually see the artist shuttle back and forth between a lobster and a jet engine or find a common denominator between a fish and a spaceship."
#art #seeing #drawing #leebontecou

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

More guys imitating the way gals are posed. (Thanks, Allen!)

More guys imitating the way gals are posed. (Thanks, Allen!)
#gender #representation
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/07/spoof-paulina-gretzky-cover-golf-digest_n_5106984.html

Who knew: when fewer people know how to make things, fewer people have ideas to make things better.

Who knew: when fewer people know how to make things, fewer people have ideas to make things better.

This doesn't mean robots aren't useful. It just means we should use them thoughtfully, and that there need to be enough of the right people around thinking for them.

#experience #cleverhumans #robots

Originally shared by Gizmodo

Chant it with me: Hu-man-kind! Hu-man-kind!
http://gizmodo.com/suck-it-robots-toyota-is-giving-jobs-back-to-humans-1560360775?utm_source=gplus&utm_medium=gplus&utm_campaign=gplus