- This is What Comes After Search (Quartz) — it’s “context”, aka knowing what you’re doing and thinking to the point where the device can tell you what you need to know before you search for it. Also known as the apotheosis of passive consumption.
- Wiretapping the Ruins of Pompeii — Pompeii on its way to being one of the most instrumented cities in the world, a mere two thousand years since it was last inhabited. (via Pete Warden)
- Technology is Taking Over English Departments — banausic—the kind of labor that can be outsourced to non-specialists. (via Courtney Johnston)
- phabricator — Open software engineering platform and fun adventure game. TAKE AWESOME.
Julia Angwin asks, is privacy becoming a luxury good? Angwin will be speaking at Strata + Hadoop World London, May 5-7, 2015.
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