Links van 1 december 2013 tot 2 december 2013

maandag 2 december 2013 in Links. Permanente link | Eén reactie

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.

Links van 20 juni 2011 tot 21 juni 2011

dinsdag 21 juni 2011 in Links. Permanente link | Geen reacties

FT Alphaville » George Clooney roils the Bitcoin market
Bitcoin – the virtual currency — has had a tough time of it lately. Having recently gained some mainstream prominence and become the world’s fastest appreciating currency, Bitcoin has also had to contend with political scrutiny, a Black Friday and now — a hacker-induced flash crash, of sorts.

10 Myths About Introverts || CarlKingCreative.com || Los Angeles, CA
Who'd a thunk? "It can be terribly destructive for an Introvert to deny themselves in order to get along in an Extrovert-Dominant World. Like other minorities, Introverts can end up hating themselves and others because of the differences. If you think you are an Introvert, I recommend you research the topic and seek out other Introverts to compare notes. The burden is not entirely on Introverts to try and become "normal." Extroverts need to recognize and respect us, and we also need to respect ourselves. "

EFF and Bitcoin | Electronic Frontier Foundation
…and it all came crashing down: "For several months, EFF has been following the movement around Bitcoin, an electronic payment system that touts itself as "the first decentralized digital currency." We helped inform our members about this unique project through our blog and we experimented with accepting Bitcoin donations for several months in an account that was started by others.

However, we’ve recently removed the Bitcoin donation option from the Other Ways to Help page on the EFF website, and we have decided to not accept Bitcoins. "

What is your biggest secret you keep from everyone?
Wow. "I may be a pedophile but I am not a monster. I am a human being goddammit and I am fully aware of my situation and how I am doomed to never know how my greatest fantasy, my greatest desire would feel when fulfilled."

IDontLikeYouInThatWay.com: Well, This Is Disappointing
I don't know, but my penis just put his hands on his head and walked around the room. Then he sat down to stare out the window while sipping his coffee. Because there's so many questions, my friends. So many questions.

Display’s New Kingpin: Facebook’s No. 1 | Digital – Advertising Age
Facebook doesn't really have to try to become the biggest player in digital media; it simply is.

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Zoek

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