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Links van 1 december 2013 tot 2 december 2013

How to Burst the “Filter Bubble” that Protects Us from Opposing Views | MIT Technology Review
Computer scientists have discovered a way to number-crunch an individual’s own preferences to recommend content from others with opposing views. The goal? To burst the “filter bubble” that surrounds us with people we like and content that we agree with.

Vraysun and HDRi Sky tutorial
If you are struggling to achieve natural looking lighting, I’d recommend checking the HDRI tutorial by Peter Guthrie.

The White Album Problem
When I used to do computer repair, the #1 most heard request when fixing a computer was, “save my pictures”. These people were saving their digital images on their computers and no where else. This is still the case for the most part. The difference is that most people’s pictures are now on their phones and when they drop them in the toilet, their pictures go down the drain.

And so the next Bitcoin Crash Begins… – mm
Volume has just spiked and the price is about to break below $1000 for Bitcoin on Mt Gox. This is going to be a big crash down to around $600 bucks and it’s going to be fast.

The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship | Inc. 5000
No one said building a company was easy. But it's time to be honest about how brutal it really is–and the price so many founders secretly pay.

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  1. Wat betreft het White Album Problem, ging het gisteravond ook in Nieuwe Feiten daarover: http://www.radio1.be/programmas/nieuwe-feiten/de-magneetband-terug

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