There is a great sense of pride that this is a leaderless movement organized by...– Sharif Abdel Kouddous- a senior producer for the radio/TV show Democracy Now. (via progressive-insanities)
But, as someone wrote the other day on Twitter, yesterday, we were all Tunisian;...– Why Egypt’s popular rebellion is the greatest historical event in a decade, and how Barack Obama missed the boat.
The other thing to worry, or at least wonder, about is how revolutions inspired...– Nicholas Thompson, in his post on Twitter and the Cairo riots (via newyorker)
Few companies seem to understand the concept of design so cannily and yet so...– Subtraction.com: This Could Be Google’s Design Moment
How gaming can save the world →
willhui: “Game designer and all-around interesting person Jane McGonigal just published a book arguing that playing games will help solve the urgent problems of the real world. To mark the publication, Discover Magazine has a Q&A with McGonigal on several topics, such as: exactly how much gaming is too much? ‘There was a really significant study that tracked 1,100 soldiers for a year, and...
What Your 16-Hour Workday Says About You!
jessiechar: You’re a really hard worker Your time is poorly managed You don’t know what to do with your life Your boss knows you’re gullible At least 40% of your diet consists of pre-packaged food You send out work emails at inappropriate hours You have no perspective on life You don’t sleep enough for proper brain function You have very little self-respect Your salary should be higher,...
The “no barriers to entry” argument is often a red herring, or at...– AgileVC - Lee Hower - Blog - Groupon / Google - NYT Got It Nearly All Wrong
РАЭ-54 с борта НЭС “Академик Фёдоров” (by North Pole)
Oddly, we tend to lie to ourselves more than anyone else in our lives. It is...– Brian K Balfour
It’s the same lesson to be learned from most of the big news coming out of...– The Big, Important Startup Lesson From The Recent Google Leadership Shuffle
Military Struggles to Harness a Flood of Data →
dannydb: The Times had a great story yesterday on some exciting research the military is engaged in regarding the problem of information overload: Across the military, the data flow has surged; since the attacks of 9/11, the amount of intelligence gathered by remotely piloted drones and other surveillance technologies has risen 1,600 percent. On the ground, troops increasingly use hand-held...
street photography isn’t punk at all. it’s a middle-class affectation/pretension...– Flickr: Discussing “The Slow-Photography Movement” in HCSP (Hardcore Street Photography)
Genocide Organ - Negros in Sky-Wars from album...
i remember this sample was used in some gabba-hardcore track ;] 1987 looks so nice in this movie…
Pale Brooklynites fond of class-A drugs drew an unlikely lesson from a series of...– n+1: Year in Review (via greatleapsideways)
Easy-to-operate digital cameras just make it easier, cheaper, and faster to...– William Kurtz via Flickr: Discussing “The Slow-Photography Movement” in HCSP (Hardcore Street Photography)
I grew up in one failed empire, the Soviet Union. As things were coming apart,...– Interview: Gary Shteyngart | Full-Stop.net (via Instapaper)
as the Indian academic Saroj Giri put it, WikiLeaks ‘challenged power by...– LRB · Slavoj Žižek · Good Manners in the Age of WikiLeaks (print version) (via Instapaper)
The state of being ‘installed’ at a computer or laptop for an extended period of...– Five Emotions Invented By The Internet « Thought Catalog (via tumblrthumping)
RSS for example, is used by a very small percentage of Internet users. Extremely...– The #1 Goal of Your Website | Software by Rob
Data is my co-founder– The #1 Goal of Your Website | Software by Rob
Because if this is gonna be a Christian nation that doesn’t help the poor,...– Stephen Colbert (via graphicalundertones)
John Gruber sent me three times as much traffic as Bing.– Dive into 2010 [dive into mark]
Actually… cargo cult is even less irrational than any other religion. In some...– YouTube - Cargo Cult, how gods and religions appear Rafer sez: So the TSA is progress!? i don’t know the current state of TSA circus but i suppose if TSA was groping you on some religious ground you’d be pretty much fucked.
Actually… cargo cult is even less irrational than any other religion. In...– YouTube - Cargo Cult, how gods and religions appear
Failure is the sound of beginning to suck a little less.– Resolved: Stop Blaming the Pancake | 43 Folders
we live in public
watched a documentary today by an old fred wilson recommendation. there is the official site of we live in public. watch the trailer to get some glimpse of the main movie theme. i have not heard before about anything that goes on in this movie but it was really interesting and thought provoking.
Twitter is growing fast in the U.K. but not in Germany. Why is that? Because...– Interview With Twitter CEO Dick Costolo | Peter Kafka | MediaMemo | AllThingsD