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2016-08-17 12:16:15     An Illustrated Guide to Guy Debord’s ‘The Society of the Spectacle’

http://hyperallergic.com/...ds-the-society-of-the-spectacle/

Guy Debord’s (1931–1994) best-known work, La sociét... (The Society of the Spectacle) (1967), is a polemical and prescient indictment of our image-saturated consumer cu... examines the “Spectacle,” Debord’s term for the e... manifestatio

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2013-01-21 09:35:19     What is the difference between The Hobbit and the news? Not as much as there should be | Charlie Brooker

http://m.guardian.co.uk/c.../difference-hobbit-news-not-much

And oddly, this coincides with reports that an audience ... reacted badly to test footage from Peter Jackson's forth... movie. The Hobbit is shot at 48 frames per second – tw... as standard films. The studio claims this gives it an un... fluidity. T

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2016-12-27 09:25:00     BBC - Future - The man who studies the spread of ignorance

http://www.bbc.com/...an-who-studies-the-spread-of-ignorance

Proctor had found that the cigarette industry did not wa... know the harms of its product, and it spent billions obs... the health effects of smoking. This search led him to cr...
Agnotology is the study of wilful acts to spread confusi ...
It comes fr

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2013-03-10 14:21:38     Google Glass: is it a threat to our privacy? | Technology | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...gle-glass-threat-to-our-privacy

The tech giant's 'wearable computing' project is now bei... volunteers, meaning you might already have been surrepti... uploaded on to Google's servers. How worried should you be?

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2016-12-06 14:27:48     Fake News Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts : All Tech Considered : NPR

http://www.npr.org/...f-check-the-news-and-get-the-facts?...

These tips are just a start at determining what type of ... Zimdars outlined these and others in a guide for her stu...
If you do these steps, you're helping yourself and you'r ...
And you won't be the only one trying to stop the spread ...

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2015-01-22 18:20:39     Smartphones Don’t Make Us Dumb - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/...tphones-dont-make-us-dumb.html?...

Research shows that our intuition is wrong. We can focus... that we can’t may not be a phantom. Paying attention r... ability but desire. Technology may snuff out our desire ...

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2015-07-30 18:03:29     How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life - The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/...uined-justine-saccos-life.html?...

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2012-12-04 12:57:09     Real-Time Rendering · Graphics Codex version 1.7 Released

http://www.realtimerendering.com/...ex-version-1-7-released/

This is a guest post from Morgan McGuire. His Graphics C... great thing for anyone who wants just about all graphics... algorithms at their fingertips. It's not a perfect venue... this is an extremely interesting alternative to books, s... constantly

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2015-04-07 14:39:48     Facebook use linked to depressive symptoms -- ScienceDaily

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/201.../150406144600.htm

The social media site, Facebook, can be an effective too...
Related Articles
Infectious mononucleosis
Double blind
... lished in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.

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2013-04-10 08:26:39     RTÉ to employ semantic web and big data to preserve Ireland’s memories - Ireland's cloud news service - Siliconrepublic.com

http://www.siliconrepublic.com/...rt-to-employ-semantic-web/

Ireland’s State broadcaster RTÉ, as part of its strat... memories of a nation in digital form, is to collaborate ... recently announced mega CSET the Insight Centre to emplo... semantic web to make hundreds of thousands of hours of a... content ava

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2015-03-23 10:31:28     Why the modern world is bad for your brain | Science | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...ized-mind-information-overload

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter,... required to do several things at once. But this constant... taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin ex... addiction to technology is making us less efficient

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2015-03-23 11:11:04     'Overnight, everything I loved was gone': the internet shaming of Lindsey Stone | Technology | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...aming-lindsey-stone-jon-ronson

When a friend posted a photograph of charity worker Lind... Facebook, she never dreamed she would lose her job and h... years on, could she get her life back?

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2012-11-15 08:06:41     Sometimes mob rule works | Article | The Punch

http://www.thepunch.com.au/arti.../sometimes-mob-rule-works/

Can we just stop for a second and appreciate that in gro... people want to be good, and moral and right? For a shini... moment, the internet was at its moral best.

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2016-10-20 09:11:33     How the Web Became Unreadable

https://backchannel.com/...ecame-unreadable-a781ddc711b6#...

For example: Apple’s typography guidelines suggest tha... for a 7:1 contrast ratio. But what ratio, you might ask,... to state the guideline? It’s 5.5:1.
Apple’s guidelines for developers.

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2016-12-09 17:34:47     The #Election2016 Micro-Propaganda Machine – Medium

https://medium.com/...ro-propaganda-machine-383449cc1fba#...

After finding evidence that much of the “fake” and h... traffic during 🇺🇸#Election2016 was arriving throug... hyperlinks, search engines, and “old school” sharing... email newsletters, RSS, and instant messaging, I thought... “big data

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2016-07-21 15:12:56    

https://medium.com/...gle-s-design-ethicist-56d62ef5edf3#...

When using technology, we often focus optimistically on ...

Where does technology exploit our minds’ weaknesses?

I learned to think this way when I was a magician. Magic ...

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2017-06-15 21:17:17     Did Media Literacy Backfire? – Data & Society: Points

https://points.datasociety.net/...racy-backfire-7418c084d88d

Anxious about the widespread consumption and spread of p... news during this year’s election cycle, many progressi... an increased commitment to media literacy programs. Othe... for solutions that focus on expert fact-checking and lab... these appro

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