Seven years old, and still worth sharing: how our phones get in the way.
Wes Bredenhof with his kudos (and a little critique) for the new biography.
Some people who wouldn’t otherwise commit suicide, will when it becomes easier to do.
A $10 million prize is being offered to anyone who can show how an unguided, undesigned process (i.e. chemical evolution) could create an information system. The prize will never be claimed because:
“information, like what is stored and communicated in DNA, has only one known source – an intelligent agent. To produce a system like DNA through unguided processes would not only be to do something that’s never been done; it would be to do something never before observed in the history of science.”
Exxon has been caught tailoring Facebook ads to people’s political sensibilities, saying one thing to Left-leaning folk, and offering a different, almost opposite position, to those on the Right.
The lesson? Getting it straight from the horse’s mouth is a different sort of thing in a social media age where your collected information lets companies know, before they reach out to you, what you would like them to say.
Some solid help offered here, even if it might not offer complete clarity…