Sep 2, 2014

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…Oh, you formed a little unicorn world where you can communicate at scale outside the broadcast media model? Let us sponsor that for you, sisters and brothers. Let us draw you from your domains of your own to mass platforms where networking will, for awhile, come fully into flower while all the while Venture Capital logics tweak and incentivize and boil you slowly in the bosom of your networked connections until you wake up and realize that the way you talk to half the people you talk to doesn’t encourage talking so much as broadcasting anymore.
something is rotten in the state of…Twitter | the theoryblog
Sep 2, 2014

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Sep 2, 2014

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'The Tyranny of Stuctureless' by Jo Freeman

Vinay Gupta refers to this quite a lot.

Sep 2, 2014

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Fake, phone-attacking cell-towers are all across America

mostlysignssomeportents:

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The towers attack the baseband radio in your phone and use it to hack the OS; they’re only visible if you’re using one of the customized, paranoid-Android, post-Snowden secure phones, and they’re all around US military bases.

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Sep 1, 2014

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BBC News - BBC begins kids coding push with Bitesize and TV shows

>The BBC has published computer programming study guides, quizzes and other support materials on its Bitesize site to coincide with the new computing curriculum’s introduction in England.

BBC News - BBC begins kids coding push with Bitesize and TV shows

>The BBC has published computer programming study guides, quizzes and other support materials on its Bitesize site to coincide with the new computing curriculum’s introduction in England.
Sep 1, 2014

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Twerker :: The Internet. Boring.

Kind of like Mozilla’s X-Ray Goggles but in an app, with less web literacy involved.

Sep 1, 2014

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Namebox

"Namebox is a simple service to help you list your unwanted and/or unused web domains for sale. It’s free to use and is built to make listing your domains super fast and easy."

Sep 1, 2014

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Sep 1, 2014

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Robots are eating our jobs | Pascal Finette

Scary stuff. But then, hasn’t every generation since the dawn of industrialisation had a similar fear? To be honest, if a robot can do my job, I’m not doing it properly….

Aug 30, 2014

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