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Currently Targeting... Facebook


(May.05.10) -

All your Facespace belong to Facebook  ---»

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New facebook chat exploit highlights, ad naseum, the importance of educating users about the breakdown of privacy rules into the “triple privacy protection” matrix: 1). privacy through publicly: “everybody does it” arguement 2). privacy through obscurity: “i dont do it” 3). privacy through obfuscation: “we cant be sure who is really doing it.” oyp.



(Oct.06.09) -

Video on commodification of the mind  ---»

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Interesting video of a law professor talking about how pharmaceutical co’s have set up these virtual marketplaces to get stuff done… As companies learn the advantages of third-party, virtual labor, Jonathan Zittrain believes that the human mind is becoming commodified as a sort of “ubiquitous computer.” [link] But aside from the “Prize” economy (what the […]



(Oct.06.09) -

Add your Face to Coke Facial Profiler (instead of the other way around)  ---»

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Great, Coke is out with a “youth oriented”, “self-image”, “persuasive technology designed” marketing attempt to match your face with others faces that look like you. Called the “Coke Facial Profiler”, it hits up Facebook Connect. Big question is, what about dead people? Is it going to match dead people to dead people? Or rabbit faces? […]



(Oct.01.09) -

Dr Ronald Chevalier, Fraud & Plagarist?  ---»

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Apparantly theres some hullaballo regarding Dr Ronald Chevalier plagiarizing some young innocents texts for his new scifaiku navel Brutus and Balzaak. This is disturbing news and comes not only via Nairobi but also via email chain letters from my relatives in Wyoming that I never knew I had relatives in Wyoming but theres at least […]



(Sep.19.09) -

Links to Al-Qaeda  ---»

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Clearly, youve already used one getting here! Others are easy enough to find… on the news today of the recent arrests of some more people here in the US over their visiting training camps, learning about terrorist techniques etc etc, its a wonder that, if all these camps are so easy to visit, why we […]



(Nov.01.08) -

Brain Altering Technology Altering Brain Altering Technology  ---»

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As stated here and here, the ancestral cognitive scientific function of brain altering technology altering brain altering technology altering brain altering… well, you understand. However, brain scientists are still waiting to see whether the Brain Gap, as the delta between the past brain and the present, altered brain is referred to as, whether the bRain […]



(Oct.27.08) -

Dr. Ronald Chevalier  ---»

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The Good Dr. Ronald Chevalier For those unfamiliar with the inner workings of the science fiction “authors author” scene, the estimable name of Dr. Ronald Chevalier may be unfamiliar to you. However, to legions of young science fiction authors since the dawn of time, when mankind still walked on legs of fish, the name of […]



(Mar.01.08) -

W.A. Dwiggins, aka William Addison Dwiggins  ---»

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William Addison Dwiggins, also known as W.A. Dwiggins, is one of those severely unrepresented crossmedia obscurantist polymathic creators from the midcentury. His work as an artist and author and printer was primarily overshadowed by the fact of his commercial work who studied under the type designer Frederic W. Goudy, as the proselytizer of a rebirth […]



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