This story just keeps getting better. This is from the Wall Street Journal.
Since its creation in 2007, Facebook’s Data Science group has run more than 1,000 tests. One published study deconstructed how families communicate, another delved into the causes of loneliness. One test looked at how social behaviors spread through networks. In 2010, the [...]
Here’s nother reason not to trust social content silos. I’m sure Twitter can do the same thing but who is going to read the terms of service of these sites to find out?
The best description I’ve seen.
The lack of editing is central, because it’s one person who’s responsible for every word. When you click the Publish button you should feel butterflies, at least sometimes, because there’s no one to pass the buck to. If someone else [...]Continue Reading →
I’m reading a book called “The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet” and one of the most revelatory excerpts from this book is the following:
In the end, it turned out that only thirty to thirty-three men were sampled on Crete and thirty-four [...]Continue Reading →
I ran across a story today regarding modern day slavery and even though I knew the problem still existed I didn’t know (Or didn’t want to know) that I most likely helped contribute to the enslavement of my fellow man. This story in The Guardian reports on slaves being used to prop up Thailand’s shrimp industry. [...]Continue Reading →
I’ve written a couple of blog posts regarding video over the Internet and Net Neutrality. The posts I wrote were based on what I was reading in the technology press and some main stream news sources. I was always skeptical to the idea of reclassifying Internet Service Providers (ISP) as common carriers mostly because of the [...]Continue Reading →
A hologram of Michael Jackson was created to use at the Billboard Awards for the performance of the song, “Slave to the Rythm”. I find it ironic the song they chose for this because in watching it somehow felt wrong. It was like the spirit of Michael Jackson was no longer free. He is [...]Continue Reading →
The State of Illinois plans to put a referendum on the ballot to see if the people in the state want to raise the minimum wage to $10.00. A referendum will show that the vast majority of the population will want it. Why?
There are almost 13 million people in Illinois. Almost 10 [...]Continue Reading →