Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Dangers of Externalizing Knowledge

The moment I read the name of that TechCrunch article by Devin Coldewey I was certain it would articulate the subliminal feeling I’ve been having ever since I bought my iPhone that I am committing less and less to memory … Continue reading

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Personal Data Ecosystem podcasts

Kaliya Hamlin and Aldo Castañeda have posted their first six podcasts about the emerging personal data ecosystem. If you want to watch this space, it’s a great way to do it.

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Finally, a truthful privacy policy

For anyone who’ been dealing with Internet privacy, Dan Tynan’s The First Truly Honest Privacy Policy is a scream. (Don’t tell anyone, but it’s much closer to the real truth than anyone really wants to admit.)

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127 Hours

Don’t be put off by the appalling truth of the story! Danny Boyle is a genius, James Franco is terrific, and Aaron Ralston is more of a true hero than you could ever imagine. You will be so glad you … Continue reading

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The Social Network

The book was frankly a “tech soap opera” as one industry friend put it, so when I saw that the Tomatometer for The Social Network was 97%, my jaw was on the floor. After I saw the movie the first … Continue reading

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The real de(tai)l

Techcrunch had a link to this simply excellent blog post about the details behind the readability of Google Maps. It’s like a mini-Malcolm Gladwell essay devoted just to showing why it really is the details that make the difference when … Continue reading

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