Before I talk about my own troubles, let me tell you about another book,...– How Bots Seized Control of My Pricing Strategy, via @topfife. (via new-aesthetic)
The cautionary layer is about the weirdness that comes from software that tries...– russell davies: subtle fail
About a year after Pole created his pregnancy-prediction model, a man walked...– Charles Duhigg for the New York Times: How Companies Learn Your Secrets. blech: Algorithms that know your daughter is pregnant before you do, based on purchases of lotion, large purses, and vitamin pills. (This is the future. Maybe we got the one we deserved.)
Robot Readable World. The film. – Blog – BERG →
As robots begin to inhabit the world alongside us, how do they see and gather meaning from our streets, cities, media and from us?
SA: [Sighs] I mean, I was more fundie about this stuff before, earlier in my...– The Believer - Sherman Alexie in conversation with Neko Case
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occupy oakland hasn’t had a centralized location since the police raided the camp in oscar grant plaza, destroying a library, a free clinic and other resources. the plan for january 28th – occupy oakland move-in day – was to move into an abandoned building and turn it into a social center and a new home for all the resources that had been displaced by the attack on the camp. my friend alex got...
It should be clear, as we watch the gyrations and excesses of global markets,...– Why We Need Resilient Communities
Having police officers assigned to a walking beat in the downtown core would...– SR editorial: Walking beats key to keeping our streets safe | For those who can’t afford free speech (via probablybullshit)
Nations never build apparently radical forms of government on foundations that...– Margaret Atwood: Haunted by The Handmaid’s Tale | Books | The Guardian