Weekly Web Harvest for 2021-05-02
- OERxDomains21 Guide
conference guide – A thing worth checking out for many reasons. Hat’s of to Michael Branson Smith for the js work.
- What is journalism? Chapter Five: Why Bother?
Interesting topic and display.
- The Isolator: A 1925 Helmet Designed to Eliminate Distractions & Increase Productivity (Created by SciFi Pioneer Hugo Gernsback) | Open Culture
Something to use in the next productivity conversation.
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FraidycatFraidycat is a browser extension for Firefox or Chrome. (Just those right now – it’s brand-new, quite experimental.) I use it to follow people (hundreds) on whatever platform they choose – Twitter, a blog, YouTube, even on a public TiddlyWiki. cowlicks/privacypossum: Privacy Possum makes tracking you less profitablePrivacy Possum makes tracking you less profitable. Companies gobble up data about you to create an asymmetry of information that they leverage for profit in ever expanding ways. Their profit comes from your informational disadvantage. Privacy Possum monkey wrenches common commercial tracking methods by reducing and falsifying the data gathered by tracking companies. liyasthomas/postwoman: ? API request builder – A free, fast, and beautiful alternative to Postman https://postwoman.io ?API request builder – A free, fast, and beautiful alternative to Postman Statements: Office of the Provost & Executive Vice President: Indiana University BloomingtonHis latest posts slurring women were picked up by a person with a heavily followed Twitter account, and various officials at Indiana University have been inundated in the last few days with demands that he be fired. We cannot, nor would we, fire Professor Rasmusen for his posts as a private citizen, as vile and stupid as they are, because the First Amendment of the United States Constitution forbids us to do so. That is not a close call. Lynn Fisher – lynnandtonic.comThis is […]
Led Zeppelin’s 10 Boldest Rip-Offs – Rolling Stone Vizio’s profit on ads, subscriptions, and data is double the money it makes selling TVs – The Verge Where the numbers keep growing is in its number of active SmartCast accounts, which are now over 14 million, and how much money it makes from each user on average. That number has nearly doubled from last year, going from $10.44 to $19.89. On the call with investors and analysts, Vizio execs said 77 percent of that money comes directly from advertising, like the kind that runs on its WatchFree Plus package of streaming channels, a group that recently expanded with content targeting. The next biggest contributor is the money it makes selling Inscape data about what people are watching. Vizio isn’t the only smart TV maker that’s really in the advertising business — as we noted a couple of years ago, while you probably know Roku for its TV OS and streaming boxes, CEO Anthony Wood is very up front about its true model. Roku’s most recent report revealed that on average it’s pulling in $40 per month on each user, or more than double what Vizio manages. Digital Mappa | an open-source DH platform Install DM on a server, and you and your collaborators can use simple tools to highlight, annotate and link collections of […]