Do you know how much data you actually own? You would think it would be a lot, right? We’re constantly feeding the internet with our personal information, traits, habits, and characteristics — so at least some of that data should belong to us personally.
I’d like to introduce you to the concept a favelog, a self-updating website that archives and catalogs your personal collections of favorites, saves, stars, and likes around the web. Better yet, I’ll show you how to set one up for yourself.
Emergent technologies are poised to radically change how we work and live. They will transform our cities and workplaces, shifting jobs and entrepreneurship in new directions, and spur new ways to manage our lives.
In the Garden of Eden, figuring out what to wear was easy and the fig leaves were environmentally friendly. Today, it’s much harder to find clothes that don’t have some kind of negative impact on the planet.
TED is one of the world’s premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to millions of learners around the world through the event’s wildly popular online videos.
The sensational entrance into mass consciousness of David Lynch and Mark Frost’s Twin Peaks, 27 years ago, was an event that defies replication. To begin with, back then there actually was a mass consciousness—or, at least, there were a lot of people watching the same shows at the same time.
Today, it’s no secret that individuals and thought leaders around the world are turning to blogging and influencing to make money online. Whether you’re a modest online store or an active evangelist, you want to take full advantage of available tools in order to save time and reduce effort.
Methodology NASA’s Model Researchers who study the Earth’s climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global warming. Around the world there are 28 or so research groups in more than a dozen countries who have written 61 climate models.
Alle snakker om «digitalt grenseforsvar», men vet du hva det er? Les vår forklaring for deg som ikke er IT-ekspert. En særskilt problemstilling er knyttet til en potensiell fremtidig ikke-demokratisk maktovertakelse.
Thirty years ago, it was a big deal when schools got their first computers. Today, it’s a big deal when students get their own laptops. According to futurist Thomas Frey, in 14 years it’ll be a big deal when students learn from robot teachers over the internet.
Bitcoin er en digital, desentralisert valuta som ingen bestemmer over, i motsetning til tradisjonelle valutaer som er styrt av nasjonalbanker. Betalinger mellom brukerne kan skje helt anonymt, og nettopp det har gjort Bitcoin til et populært betalingsmiddel for ulovligheter.
Young Americans aged 18 to 34 (also known as millennials) apparently love the idea of being entrepreneurs. Since many are burdened with massive student debt, they can’t afford to launch startups. So a new survey shows they’ll grudgingly join America’s corporate workforce.
Gathering good reading material from around the internet is hard. You can’t trust your friends on Facebook. Twitter is too noisy. And even if you’re a master of RSS, you probably spend too much time sorting through filler. This is where Pocket hopes it can make a difference.