Emmanuel Hudson distributing life
This ruined me.
Thread Sews Consistency Through the Fabric of the Internet of Things
Nest, Samsung, ARM, Freescale and three other companies have joined forces to form a group dedicated to solving some of the challenges around the Internet of Things. The non-profit is called Thread Group and they have designed and developed a protocol for the Internet of Things aimed at making the connected home much simpler and easier for users and developers alike.
Janna Anderson and Lee Rainie, Digital Life in 20125: Net Threats
As Internet experts look to the future of the Web, they have a number of concerns. This is not to say they are pessimistic: The majority…
"This presentation is not a primer. Nor is it a marketing deck, though that is its form. It is a stunning work of speculative fiction about a future that must be avoided at all costs. It imagines a generation defined exclusively in opposition to the ill-defined one that came before. Its incoherence, like the incoherence of its subjects, it what gives it such paralyzing power."
The Looming Threat of “Generation Z”
by John Herrman, The Awl
19 June 2014
Referring to the presentation Meet Generation Z: Forget Everything You Learned About Millennials by Sparks & Honey, a “culture briefing” / trends agency in NYC.
America’s National Security Agency gathers unfathomable mountains of Internet communications from fiber optic taps and other means, but it says it only retains and searches the communications of “targeted” individuals who’ve done something suspicious. Guess what? If you read Boing Boing, you’ve been targeted. Cory Doctorow digs into Xkeyscore and the NSA’s deep packet inspection rules.
This is one of the biggest NSA stories yet. Please reblog!
Happy birthday, Bill Watterson! Celebrate with the Calvin and Hobbes creator’s timeless advice on life and creative integrity
Valuable insights. As one would expect from Mr. Watterson.
Charlie Stross - Keynote at YAPC::NA 2014