Weekly Web Harvest for 2019-10-20
- ??? on Twitter: “at no point in this video did i know what was coming next https://t.co/XXaIlfc4bk” / Twitter
- Brian Lamb on Twitter: “On behalf of the #StopGlobalWarmingConference Committee, I want to respond to comments about this year’s keynote panel that features oil companies. They are also sponsors of the conference — thanks guys, we wouldn’t be here trying
- D3 annotations
some nice examples via @cogdog
- John Lanchester reviews ‘The Great Firewall of China’ by James Griffiths and ‘We Have Been Harmonised’ by Kai Strittmatter · LRB 10 October 2019
. Facebook has changed its terms of service over ‘tagging’ people’s photos a couple of times, from opt-out to opt-in, but the gist is that it is too late: Facebook already owns your ‘faceprint’, the algorithmic representation of your face. How much do we think we can trust them with it? Put it like this: Facebook owns a patent on how to recognise patterns of friendship association through identifying the spots of dust on your phone camera – in other words, if two people had their photo taken by the same camera, then those two people probably know each other.
- r03ert0/microdraw: Collaborative vectorial annotation tool for ultra high resolution data.
Collaborative vectorial annotation tool for ultra high resolution data.