Weekly Web Harvest for 2018-11-18
- Photos: The Ubiquity of Smartphones – The Atlantic
Worth looking at.
from David C
Figs | Datalegreya My Lies, Translated – McSweeney’s Internet Tendency “I’M GOOD EITHER WAY.” This is not true. I actually have very deep preferences about the course of action our group chooses to take this evening, but I’m keeping those preferences private because I fear conflict more than I desire happiness. Welcome to Sin News: Journalism for Digital Millennials Who Want the Truth – McSweeney’s Internet Tendency Don’t like it? Then go back to your lame news anchor and desk. We shoot all of our news footage on old iPhones, and we always get the notification that says we’re running out of storage. SEMANTIC VIOLENCE WALL — Design And Violence This installation displays a selection of crowd-sourced words and phrases that conceal violence within euphemistic language, or whose literal violence is overlooked or forgotten in favour of their acquired meanings. Gardner Police Department – Timeline The Gardner Police Department was contacted recently about concern over the possibility of a mountain lion being in the area of Celebration Park. In an effort to determine if there was a possibly dangerous animal in the area we deployed two trail cameras to check for activity in the area. We are glad to report that over the time they were up we did not see a mountain lion. We were however surprised by some […]
Google and Facebook Didn’t End Data Privacy – The Atlantic Location data was particularly voluminous, with Android smartphones conveying a user’s position in space more than 300 times in a 24-hour period—even if the user has turned off location history in the device’s Google settings. The study also shows that the “incognito” mode in Google’s Chrome browser, which promises to hide a user’s information from websites while browsing, still makes it possible for Google to connect those supposedly hidden visits to its own, internal profile of a user. WP Glossary – The Glossary for WordPress UsersA handy reference for those new to WordPress. Coffee delivery drone patented by IBM – BBC NewsA coffee-delivering drone that can detect when people are tired and bring them a drink has been patented by technology company IBM. ?? on Twitter: “I want to tell you about this map I worked on last week: (story here: https://t.co/OqvLcgQm3G)… “This is a pretty amazing little story. dragula – Browser drag-and-drop so simple it hurts