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On automation as disruption
here is a link to the paper on the paradoxical spread of loneliness through social networks:
Terrific, practical piece MT : Peter Pronovost offers 5 ways to write guidelines so clinicians use them
Your Wrong - The magazine for pedants.
How to pack like the fierce Nellie Bly, pioneering Victorian lady-journalist (Apt read as I head for )
Hubble detects signature of H2O in atmosphere of 5 planets. This is all going to happen more quickly than we thought
The paper is "Big Data's Other Privacy Problem" and in it I argue that Big Data also surveils its users.
Rather than *add* game mechanics to make learning "fun", we could *subtract* that which ruins the intrinsic pleasure of discovery & growth.
What can Homer's epic poem tell us about how soldiers cope when conflicts end? via
Behavioral scientists reveal a bizarrely effective persuasion trick. You won't believe how easy it is.
If we behave as if the state is there to serve us perfectly, we get a society where citizens forget how to serve.
. and I really need to stop accidentally wearing the same outfit to work.
RT : How important is each federal agency? Great infographic showing what % agencies worked during shutdown
. Seems like wrong/bad link. But it took me to a hilarious headline. Look:
While it's easy to become jaded - I agree with -> "Don't stop believing that government can work and can be a force for good"
How Python became the language of choice for data science
An absolute gem: teaches the E Street Band how to play Chuck Berry's "You Never Can Tell" live on stage VIDEO
World's most famous scientist changes course at Udacity via
"11 Ways to Use Your Skills for Good" by
Gowdy to Park: "You're the smartest one in the room" Park "I'm not sure that's true" Gowdy: "Trust me, I've been in this room awhile"
This stunning comparison of Google's revenue with print media explains what happened to print over the last 5 years.
New study: There has been no pause in global warming. None whatsoever.
A Harvard economist argues for what Obamacare got right.
"Design is creativity with intent." —Scott Doorley: OH at
Fantastic post by on building -- must read for anyone building a consumer product (this time with link!)
A sex offender and a murderer built a system that might help Oklahoma save $20 million per year
Douglas Coupland: World War $. There's possibly a parallel universe out there where money really was broken
Impt summary of how behavior has been "medicalized": Not-So-Hidden Cause Behind the ADHD Epidemic
What went wrong with , in one graphic
Executive Secretary to speak at International Coal & Climate Summit:
▶ Swarm robots cooperate with a flying drone - YouTube
.’s reference to Les Mis’ Father Madeleine’s altruism+industry reminds me of what is doing with
We gerrymander the news too. Via
Spectacular shadows on the wall behind casted by paper airplanes flying above
really enjoying creeping on/watching take gorgeous sketchnotes at 's talk!
Disrupt peer review: "Academic papers should have reviews and ratings like products on Amazon."
The Economist talks about the government shutdown and squarely places the blame with the republicans:
Your own personal NSA: iOS app builds a dossier from public info on anyone
A hedge fund manager's solution to income disparity - both sides need to start by understanding
Oh, that's an easy one. For the 4th there's no equivalent criminal organization pushing it like the 2nd has with NRA.
Absolutely love this review of FORTUNATELY THE MILK: "requires flagrant overacting in the finest parental tradition"
Would you rather have the credit or the cap table?
Well-Read Women – beautiful watercolor portraits of literature's most beloved heroines, from Jane Eyre to Lolita
The science of lucid dreaming and how to control your dreams, animated
Jennifer Pahlka (): 6 Inspirational Videos on Government, Citizenship and Technology:
Neil deGrasse Tyson on the art of the soundbite – an essential piece of media literacy, articulated brilliantly
New video! A Capitalist Case for Health Care Reform (and bigger pizzas). VIDEO
The ABC of gases – amazing physics primer animated in stop-motion chalk drawings
What’s Lost When Everything Is Recorded, via
If you can't make engineering decisions based on data, then make engineering decisions that result in data.
Google’s New “In-Depth Articles” Feature a Boon to Book and Periodical...
Read very end, Bezos is personally responding to email queries from customers,
Just noticed you're on Twitter - thanks so much for the books, I'm one of millions who've build a career on them, great stuff.
had to add book to cart, register, confirm email, click back to cart, and add billing. Felt like a lot of friction
Collaborative Economy infographic from Odesk on future of work
This is how banks manipulate a mkt to make millions from companies and pension funds: by
“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.” - George Orwell
Just finished 'Angelmaker'. Thanks to for recommending it and for writing such a wonderful, inventive book
The NSA is the only part of the government that actually listens to the people.
When you need a bit of perspective (back to the cenozoic era and beyond). Awesome. "Here is today" : (HT )
The President on what we're doing & why w/ . . Powering much of this: VIDEO
says is the Best Speech on Climate by any President ever. - - VIDEO
The story of Edward Snowden, through the eyes of a spy novelist
In this you see everything wrong with politics. “: Juicy interview with the founders of Politico:
Basic science investment correlates with economic growth for mid-income countries
Kurt Vonnegut on the shapes of stories – timelessly wonderful illustrated talk
We're profiling two stellar innovators today: , founder of & , founder of 2:30p ET
Thanks! “: Incredible commencement speech by about seeking those that will take risks on you - ”
Super piece on how to reboot the industrial age after a societal collapse: (@MediumEditorial)
"we are used to controlling the world around us… what if we had the same control over our senses…"
Mobile Superpowers to Unicorns spoke with about and Mobile First
Nerdgasm! // Homemade Thor's hammer with an 80,000 volt Tesla coil in it
Big reason I highly prefer buying your ebooks vs anyone else's. I have multiple devices with mult formats. You don't punish that
Amazing: Insect-sized flying robots designed by Harvard scientists, modeled on fly biology:
Registration now open for the Bytes + Atoms micro conference on the Internet of Things :...
The case for banning the term 'working mother,' via :
Computing Degree & Enrollment Trends, 2010-2011
What I Wish I Knew When Learning Haskell [39 slides,Stephen Diehl]
. explains the role of Product Manager "Excellent explanation" -
A glimpse of the horrible dystopia warned us about: DC residents can now read the laws they must obey.
Ugly, but heartfelt: on , occasioned by the allegation that the latter beats women:
sorry - he has nailed you as the pseudo intellectual that you are. A gadfly missing the point of the century.
"The Good Man" -- a new kind of story: 1 part audio tale, 1 part visual accompaniment, 10 parts delight.
A brief history of applause (as data): delightful
From the frontiers of social science research: How to Have a Happy Marriage in 21 Minutes
More on Asteroid "2012 DA14" on Friday, but until then:
Absolutely extraordinary 360° performance of Bowie's Sound and Vision by Beck: VIDEO
Anyone who wonders why the USPS loses money ought to look at what private enterprise (UPS, FedEx) charges to deliver a letter.
"You don’t have to wait for somebody to give you a job to start making something you think would be good." Ira Glass
Dear and , why does , Santa Clara always conflict with TED? Discuss.
Totally in love with this book of John Johansen’s “Nanoarchtecture” models //cc
Sounds like are the Unix pipe between analog and digital bureaucracy.
What your breath reveals about your health:
Tim O'Reilly interview w/Renegade Economist, quoting Michael Lewis, RL Stevenson et al (ref , )
( at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery today:
. on : watch the transformation, you can see it on our partner's face. Great article. Thanks, Eugene!
The Music Industry Twelve Year Technology Cycle (A Retrospective Analysis) Excellent piece via
RT : IAB Study: Ad-Supported Internet Responsible For 5.1 Million U.S. Jobs by
Mayor Michael Nutter backstage just before his talk. Rockin' the track jacket!
wow! quantified mail! I thought I know all the tricks but you guys at make it easy (to knead and chop email so it vanishes)
: We Are Legion - The Story of the Hacktivists - Full documentary about the rise of Anonymous now online: VIDEO
The Biological Advantage of Being Awestruck - - Innovation Excellence -
Spanish? RT : is amazing: open-licensed worksheets and materials for mental health pros and patients.
Just came across this video of and me at the Churchill Club discussing The Power of Pull
Blodget nails it fairly on FB stock:
The ecology around Kickstarter projects is interesting. We've been pinged by folks offering package design, fulfillment and trademarks.
ESPN charges cable providers $4.69 per subscriber and craps out while broadcasting the world's premier sports event of the entire year.
Sen. Paul says, “Just because a couple people on the Supreme Court declare something to be ‘constitutional’ does not make it so." 1/2
Find out what Dell is doing in healthcare from our Chief Medical Officer
"Sex does not thrive on monotony." An impassioned letter by Anaïs Nin from the 1940s
“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” - Gore Vidal
Still absorbing Mary Meeker's slide deck at . Tech is reinventing everything Basically we are living inside a black swan.
Dear everyone who missed the point: I eat your sexist comments for breakfast. YUM.
"We have built an amazing consumer Internet…what we need to do now is build the citizen Internet"-
Every , & URL you've ever mentioned on Twitter
So you think failure cost damage? Listen what J K Rowling has to say about it."Fringe Benefits of Failure"
cc , , , , see Bauwens/Al Jazeera on deflationary effect of open source economics
Another reason for countries to embrace the Internet.. better finances, better economics, better growth:
have you read "The Knife of Never Letting Go"? ZOMG what a book. Mega ZOMGage.
Do hedge funds offer value for their fees? No -
My favorite quote of 2011: 'You is kind. You is smart. You is important.'
Anyone can delegate stuff they don’t like doing. What’s hard is delegating things you like doing. Robert Laing, myGengo
Promised link to data from our clients about impact on ridership after deploying real-time bus tracking
re:real-time transit, should talk to (was at UW CSE, now at GOOG) :: or read his paper
Oh wow, I just realized that besides all its awesomeness, also backs up your tweets to – do it now
can I have your email? Registered oreilly.es for a friend and he no longer uses it. Wan to give it to you, if you want ;)
George Bernard Shaw: “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”
It's not that "the system's corrupt". It's that the system corrupts. There's a difference.
Very interesting! RT Toyota expects to offer robots in 2013
Tea Party leaders should be sending out their armed members to surround & defend protestors in various cities.
Jonathan Ive on Steve Jobs, gold
mark a question I ask on Twitter as "answered" so people don't send answers for days and I don't have to delete the original tweet.
...some bankers suggest that deep down, the protesters are not really all that mad at them.
China's debt spree returns to haunt
This is all over the geology blogs: Cliff failure in Cornwall caught on camera - VIDEO
Comet slams into the Sun, minutes later a coronal mass ejection on opposite side: [video, only 5 seconds]
How out of balance is the world's financial system? Enter your income n see where you land on "The Rich List"
Photo: Hilary and Kati in the November 2011 issue of Glamour. Hello fabulous geek women! Read the article...
Mother Jones has an interactive map of the swiftly spreading protests
Go ToYoutube'Juxtaposing American Presidents"
Best line this week... If you don't want people to game the numbers, don't make the numbers a game.
RT : “Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.”
If you're doing or planning a Kickstarter campaign, ' essay at & this 1 are vital reads.
Reading: 2011 Survey of Patient Privacy Breaches (via )
Finally, PolitiFact calls out GOP candidate on climate:
RT : Our society on the verge of a meltdown: (It's not often I say: I wish I wrote this.)
Shapes for Sounds – a visual history of the alphabet and how sounds became letters http://j.mp/lcN1V5
Soulver is a magic math scratchpad for Mac: It's changed the way I think about numbers. Thx for the rec, .
Ira Glass on creative work and persistence:
5 myths about Africa – just read it http://j.mp/rhqeMG
I learned that Bono has not supported his own charity, One Campaign, with a single cent of his money. What does that say?
Today's bipartisanship: House Rs and Ds compete on zeroing out energy research projects. http://bit.ly/o7N7AL
~ Life, Health, Politics and Phylosophy by Dr. Bezruchka: /via /score:5 (Insightful)
(The Numbers Behind) The Opulence Bubble:
Notes from my talk to an entrepreneurship class at Carnegie Melon. http://bit.ly/exFFMY
Jacob Barnett,12, with higher IQ than Einstein develops his own theory of relativity http://bit.ly/ihQR8x
Fascinating Game Changers episode on Twitter w/smart commentary by , , & http://bloom.bg/fC2zM5
just walked thought the 220 pages of the document that has inspired , Google new Social Network http://slidesha.re/bjgkM8
Astounding and bone-chilling... Mother of God: Footage of moment tsunami hit http://bbc.in/eAlMur (via )
Plasticize Me – will advances in tissue preservation change how we think about bodies, death, God… and China? http://j.mp/ftwNH8
The decline of marriage and rise of "new families" http://j.mp/hBLhNY
Excited to see band results from - and we need to get you banded!
Painfully true. http://j.mp/i1r48k was here but made it through due to the support & perseverance of our team & investors.
RT : I love "infobesity". http://bit.ly/9wE2Jt need a healthy diet of meaningful ideas that advance us, not deplete us. (thx!!)
Thank you for the Jam & Scone lesson, I brought the Pomona's Pectin box home. http://yfrog.com/65w3coj http://yfrog.com/mf99dhj
GOP has added 85% of the National Debt since 1980 and have been in power 67% of the time since 1980. Sure lets get them elected again!
check out http//truthy.indiana.edu for the science of
How Groupon could teach ethics to Democratic Senators and the DSCC: http://bit.ly/9i3h2y
Yet another revenue model for ! Ka-ching! http://flic.kr/p/8BrrC2
/via http://bit.ly/aoJLpm "Graduated symbols were first used on a map in the 1850s in France by Charles J Minard" Tufte's hero: He rocked!
HULK LIKE OXFORD COMMA VERY MUCH. HULK WANT TO DATE, BUT OXFORD COMMA ONLY GO OUT IN GROUPS OF THREE OR MORE.
I highly recommend considering the conference tracks on gov 2.0 difficulties/failures http://bit.ly/3NvUlT
"Serendipity and O'Reilly" - how 's tweets changed everything. http://bit.ly/8piHEF
Observer column picking up on and the inevitable failure of web monopolists that over-reach http://bit.ly/4B2Huz
Better Also look at Gary Klein's "Streetlights & Shadows" Readable and thought-provoking. http://bit.ly/r1Whq
Really good post about by . Memo to Start-ups: You’re Supposed to Be Changing the World, Remember? http://bit.ly/i8dJi
Methinks this new Amazon policy will force sites now using Amazon data to switch to Google. Bad move. http://bit.ly/PjFGD
Jonathan Coulton: "I just want to be part of the DNA of all future entertainment. Is that too much to ask?" http://bit.ly/DNizd Lovely!
Bingo! Ask not how do you get the "Influencers" to align with you, but how do get yourself to align with them: http://tinyurl.com/3qt4lm
proposal calls for a strategic view of the role of technology in society and government; CTO = strategic, CIO = efficiency
wrt federal CTO The guys are way to short sighted on whatl CTO roles there are. They should read: http://twurl.nl/etu3s1