- Monki gras 20130131 by IBM's Phil Gilbert - Nice presentation thougb it's admittedly hard to get a lot from the Slideshare.
- Speak, Memory by Oliver Sacks | The New York Review of Books
- The Message Is The Medium by Ian Barber [Leanpub PDF/iPad/Kindle]
- The Turn - 93.12
- Could an open ecosystem in aviation produce a superior aircraft? | opensource.com - "The more I thought about the problem, the more I realized that IT'S THE WRONG QUESTION. It is asking whether a participative system stuck into the middle of a traditional command-and-control ecosystem, can outperform it. And to that question, I still say no. The right question to ask is, "Could an open ecosystem in aviation produce a superior aircraft over time?" And to that question, my answer is "yes.""
- Here be cables: An old-school map of undersea internet pipes — Tech News and Analysis - "Undersea cable maps are for the deeply nerdy, but Telegeography has just produced one that’s beautiful and functional. Plus it shows we’re only using about 36 percent of the purchased capacity."
- How "Smash" Became TV's Biggest Train Wreck - I confess to still sorta liking the show but it's ultimately disappointing.
- 2012 KPCB Internet Trends Year-End Update - Mary Meeker's end of year update to The State of the Internet.
- Super Bowl ads of 2013 - Boston.com
- How Digital Filmmakers Produced a Gorgeous Sci-Fi Movie on a Kickstarter Budget | Wired Design | Wired.com - "When Derek Van Gorder and Otto Stockmeier decided to make a science fiction short about a mutiny on an interplanetary warship, they didn’t have the funds for CGI. They did, on the other hand, have access to the digital cameras that are part and parcel of any contemporary filmmaker’s toolkit. So they eschewed the digitally rendered graphics that are ubiquitous today, and instead set out to combine classic in-camera special effects with the advanced low-light filming capabilities of the latest cameras."
- Twitter / ghaff: Listen to Jon Masters talking ... - Listen to Jon Masters talking #fedora and ARM64 at #fosdem
- Penn Station, in Pictures - NYTimes.com - "Look at all that cold stone and drafty space. It looks like a cathedral, or some Roman edifice. It looks intimidating, if you’re one of those people who is made uncomfortable by imposing architecture, open air and sunlight. At Penn, those problems have been fixed."
- Schneier on Security: Identifying People from their DNA - And some interesting discussion in the comments.
- Are genomes “anonymous data”?
Sunday, February 03, 2013
Posted by Gordon Haff at 3:56 AM