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Inheriting digital identities and the mess therein

Published 6y ago -

In a world that is increasingly satisfied with digital versions of analogs of past times, we create more stuff than ever before, it’s stored in evermore efficient ways removing early consternation to archive or delete. Today we just let it grow with R... More »

Setting the stage for insight

Published 7y ago -

Jonah Lehrer’s post this past Friday, Dreaming and Remembering, shares research around the role dreams play in sorting, consolidating and strengthening memories. In a New York Times post from March, Lehrer relates an experiment from Jan Born that showed... More »

Caught thinking in the rat maze of consumption

Published 8y ago -

The shortest distance between a person becoming aware and buying – the act of exchanging currency at a higher rate than the service or product costs to produce – is the marketer’s benchmark. As such their motives should inherently be held su... More »

The state of the art is falling short of dreams

Published 8y ago -

Among the publications of Moses King is a curious postcard titled N.Y.  11 Future New York “The city of skyscrapers”. John Timberman Newcomb, teacher at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, wrote a piece titled The Footprint of the Twent... More »

More vocal and alone. Sext me?

Published 8y ago -

Last month I finished authoring a chapter submission on how social artifacts mediate the deluge of content a social network consumes and how diversity of participation is an imperative to keep us from French inhaling our tweets. We are living in a time of cont... More »

Getting the brain to swell

Published 9y ago -

Clippinger turns to Robin Dunbar and colleagues to show that there is a correlation of neocortex development (thinking and problem solving) and membership size in social groups. …the evolutionary success of Homo sapiens can in large measure be attributed... More »

Do you trust who I am?

Published 10y ago -

Philip Zimmermann’s Pretty Good Privacy was a critical platform for educating the world on secure communication. PGP encryption is so good, that even the most determined agencies can essentially go pound sand–it is pretty good privacy to be humbl... More »

Messin’ with the iPhone

Published 10y ago -

People are sensitive about technology they bond with and the iPhone is a recent example. Infoesthetics picked up Edward Tufte’s comments and critique of the iPhone and the reaction of Christopher Fahey, the information architecture practice lead at Beha... More »

Socially critical thinking

Published 10y ago -

Social software maps the networks we already know. Presumably, the goal is to have the systems we interact with enable or inform us about something or someone we do not. Recently I have been beating a drum with a colleague on the lack of critical thinking peop... More »

Jump in before all the water is gone

Published 10y ago -

It is amazing when the comment section of a blog post is longer than the post. The barrier to post is high enough that most people don’t. The comments I refer to are the ones that equal in quality and value of the original, twitter sized posts need not ... More »