Links van 20 mei 2018 tot 21 mei 2018

Gell-Mann amnesia effect – Wikiwandthe Gell-Mann amnesia effect labels a commonly observed problem in modern media,[2] where one will believe everything they read from a journalist even after they come across an article about something they know well that is completely incorrect Tim Harford — Article — Statistics, Fast and SlowOne way to understand China […]

Links van 16 april 2016 tot 18 april 2016

Media Websites Battle Faltering Ad Revenue and Traffic – The New York Times85 cents of every new dollar spent in online advertising will go to Google or Facebook, said Brian Nowak, a Morgan Stanley analyst. (…) Facebook also announced that it would open up Instant Articles — which encourage publishers to post their content directly […]

Links van 29 februari 2016 tot 1 maart 2016

Dissolving the Dead · thewalrus.ca DALE HILTON can show you fear in a bagful of dust: 160 pounds of once-living human, pressure-cooked, baked, and pulverized into soft white powder fine enough to sprinkle over French toast. The ground bones sit in clear plastic on a counter, next to a pacemaker, a false hip, and a pair […]

Links van 18 februari 2015 tot 23 februari 2015

The Trouble with Dijsselbloem | JacobinFor Dijsselbloem, extinguishing Syriza’s promise is imperative. It is a precondition for restoring the stability of the EU that he, his party, and economic elites so desire. But it is as necessary for the continuation of the dreamless, managerial, suit-and-tie progressivism from which he has never strayed. The dangers of […]

Links van 7 februari 2015 tot 10 februari 2015

Why Is Food Babe Selling a Product With BHT? | Bad Science DebunkedWhy is Vani Hari (the “Food Babe”) harassing Kellogg’s and General Mills because their cereals contain BHT, when she’s earning a sales commission on a product that contains BHT? The curious case of the Facebook page that posts the same thing every day […]

Links van 3 oktober 2014 tot 6 oktober 2014

5 Steps To Fixing A Derailed Career | LinkedInAll successful reinventions have one thing in common: a great story that makes people want to see the underdog win! You need to be able to articulate how you got to the point of needing the reinvention and what you hope to accomplish going forward in a […]

Links van 13 mei 2014 tot 18 mei 2014

The death of the homepage in one simple graphSo it’s an odd thing when you’ve been saying something for years and nobody believes you, then suddenly, someone publishes one leaked graph, and overnight all the world agrees with you: The homepage is dead. And still they’ve got it wrong. Gamasutra – The Cabal: Valve’s Design […]

Links van 5 februari 2014 tot 16 februari 2014

The Facebook Comment That Ruined a Life – – News – Dallas – Dallas ObserverApproximately one hour after Justin Carter posted a sarcastic comment on a Facebook thread, his life began to ­unravel. The Economics of Star Trek — Editor’s Picks — MediumThe key here, to me, is to start thinking about how economics would […]

Links van 18 januari 2014 tot 21 januari 2014

Beats Music | Online Music StreamingOur curators are driven by a passion for music. They know the only thing as important as the song you’re hearing now is the song that comes next. Their expertise, combined with the best technology, always delivers the right music to you at the right time. Geocodio | Ridiculously cheap […]

Links van 7 maart 2012 tot 12 maart 2012

Improv Everywhere – Spinning Beach Ball of Death – YouTubeIt's rare that two obnoxious phenomena completely jump the shark at the same time. Striptekenaar Jean Giraud/Moebius overleden – De StandaardMet de dood van de Franse stripmaker Jean Giraud, die ook publiceerde als Moebius, verliest Europa een van zijn invloedrijkste auteurs. U.S. Warns Apple, Publishers on […]