Fall weather until yesterday, too warm and too dry. Then the snow came.
A Jaron Lanier quote I came across:
Information can hypnotize you. It can make you think you’re wise, when you aren’t.
– Jaron Lanier
A couple of brief, but good interview segments with Lanier here.
What happens when a disgruntled employee gains access to the xmas lights.
Yahoo to Close Del.icio.us
The whole Delicious team was fired yesterday, according to a friend who works at Yahoo.
I remember when I had an account… Now I save URLs or archive web pages with Evernote and Yojimbo. Will Flickr be next? Not that it matters to me, because my Pro-account ends on the 28th and I will delete it in the new year. And all the while Yahoo’s CEO made $47,000,000 this year.
I may have linked to this Guardian interview with Jaron Lanier before, but no matter, it’s worth repeating. (YouTube)
Kowloon Walled City documentary (YouTube)
And from the illegal noodle factory in the above video we move to the legal silicone machine – aren’t they similar!!! – in this video by designer Scott Wilson (who, by the way, came to several of our shows in Portland).
And another video. Cute stop-motion Moleskine add (YouTube)
This is great news:
Appeals Court Holds That Email Privacy Protected by Fourth Amendment
(Via Daring Fireball)
Kids and adults cut themselves in India
Teach your children well…
Let it dough!
Christoph Niemann for the New York Times.