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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 […]

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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 […]

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Système DYou can tell you've got your competitors rattled when they start producing knocking copy about you. It's a testament to the success of OpenStreetMap that TomTom, the troubled, declining manufacturer of satnavs (PNDs) and geodata vendor, has published a rather cynical example of FUD about "open-source maps". reddit, I’ve answered a lot your questions […]

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Novices Orienteer, Experts Teleport – Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the designExpertise significantly impacts how we seek information online. Just as novice and expert photographers prefer different tools, so novices and experts behave differently when searching for information. Understanding these differences will help us design better search interfaces for both groups of users. The […]

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March 2011 Update – Strategic PlanningEn nu hopen dat ze er écht iets aan doen: "Here’s what we think the Editor Trends Study tells us: Between 2005 and 2007, newbies started having real trouble successfully joining the Wikimedia community. Before 2005 in the English Wikipedia, nearly 40% of new editors would still be active a […]

Links van 26 maart 2011 tot 27 maart 2011

Jared Spool – Anatomy of a Design Decision on VimeoThe best designs come from not one, but hundreds of well-made decisions. The worst designs arise out of hundreds of poorly-made decisions. All that stands between you and a great design is the quality of your decisions. Where do they come from?For the last five years, […]

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Study: Mobile Ad-Tracking Systems Are “Blind” To 80 Percent Of Apple iOS DevicesApple mobile iOS devices (iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches) are used by 130 million people, but they present a huge blindspot to advertisers. All Apple mobile devices use the Safari browser, as do millions of Apple laptop and desktop computers. Safari blocks third-party […]