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So you say knowledge wants to be free?

Originally posted on Livingcapitalmetrics’s Blog:
If knowledge wants to be free, why do we work so hard keeping it trapped in scores and ratings whose meanings change depending on which questions were asked and who answered them? Why don’t we liberate knowledge from its many prisons by embodying it in measurement systems that mean… Continue reading

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reading vs listening

Originally posted on 100to500:
Over the past few days, I have been listening to some really awesome podcasts, mostly from Shane Parrish’s The Knowledge Podcast. I must admit, I am somewhat kicking myself that I did not discover this podcast and a few others earlier. Shane’s podcast is especially great because it is the equivalent… Continue reading

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Other People’s Alexa

We were able to navigate around a complete stranger’s private life without his knowledge, and the immoral, almost voyeuristic nature of what we were doing got our hair standing on end. The alarms, Spotify commands, and public transport inquiries included in the data revealed a lot about the victims’ personal habits, their jobs, and their … Continue reading Other People’s Alexa Continue reading

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Fake Is Everywhere

Originally posted on Dr. Luis C. Almeida:
Let me reveal something to you. I spent two years of my life infiltrating social media communities to literally find out what these kids were up to. This article is going to be about what I’ve found in this investigation. It will focus on the social media platform,… Continue reading

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Late-stage internet

Originally posted on Wogan’s Blog:
Here’s a cheerful thought for you as we head into 2019: How much of the internet is fake? Studies generally suggest that, year after year, less than 60 percent of web traffic is human; some years, according to some researchers, a healthy majority of it is bot. Max Read,… Continue reading

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If You Hate Reading, Read This

Originally posted on Dear Harvey:
Read in a session. Take a rational text like RC or math or physics. Emotional or distress texts are often harder to read. Take your time discharging. It will make that you become good at reading. And fond of it. If you have enough free attention to listen, you can… Continue reading

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How Google Marketers Exploit Your Discomfort

Originally posted on SOMEONE SOMEWHERE:
We’re trained to serve ads in your moments of quiet desperation Today, three out of four smartphone owners turn to Google first to address their immediate needs. As a result, Google marketers like me must survive on our ability to play on your impatience and impulsiveness when you’re using a… Continue reading

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How to Determine if Nutritional Information is Trustworthy

Originally posted on KetOMAD:
In a world inundated with food blogs, and vlogs, and celebrities trying to sell us things, it can be overwhelming to try to find any real science about what we should be eating. And as a man known for his efficiency, I’m going to cut right to the chase. No one… Continue reading

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Why Should Anyone Believe Facebook Anymore?

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