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"A Tale of Three Islands"

7billionactions:

Image-From the Economist-Oct 22 article

Read this article, “A Tale of three Islands” published in The Economist that covers what a World of 7 Billion people means for mankind. The article begins by illustrating how our world population has grown over the decades, from the fact that it has taken larger and larger sized islands where we could all potentially fit on.

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emilygould:

I found Molly Fischer’s essay about Jezebel, The Hairpin, xojane.com and Rookie interesting, provocative, and deeply frustrating. Her dissection of these blogs’ aesthetics and the rhetorical styles they’ve bred in their commenter-bases is skillful, but what is its point? There are a lot of…

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fieldnotestheme:

If I didn’t get to yours, go exactly to 1:04 in this video.

barackobama:

Did we just make POTUS singing Al Green a ringtone? Yep, we just made POTUS singing Al Green a ringtone. Get it here for free.

barackobama:

Did we just make POTUS singing Al Green a ringtone? Yep, we just made POTUS singing Al Green a ringtone. Get it here for free.

cameronmoll:

HTML5 Whiteboard Magnets

Last Friday I posted a photo of these magnetic HTML5 elements from part of our homeschool curriculum, and several of you expressed interest in knowing how I made them.

It’s pretty simple: magnetic sheets that are compatible with any inkjet printer. I’ve used Avery magnet sheets

Internet executives like Mark Zuckerberg like to argue that “privacy” is an outdated concern. But when people talk about privacy, what they’re really talking about is freedom: the freedom to be in charge of their own information. Guaranteeing the freedom of information online entails not only questions of flow but also questions of control. Frankly, it sometimes seems like Silicon Valley is more interested in the freedom of data than in the freedom of people.

ayjay:

Since the publication of my book The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, a number of people have asked me about my history as a reader: what I read when I was younger, how my reading shaped my own development, and so on. They are sometimes surprised to learn that almost all of my…

cbsfilms:

Beastly One Sheet REMIX by fan

cbsfilms:

Beastly One Sheet REMIX by fan

androidhate:

durietz:

I’ve long said that the hardware buttons on Android phones were/are a really bad idea. Thought I’d elaborate on why, since it’s been pissing me off lately:

The back-button

Exhibit A: if I get a mention on Twitter and open up the Android Twitter app to check it out, I’m (naturally) sent…

A common complaint.

cbsfilms:

Beastly stars Lindy and Kyle become art courtsey of fan

cbsfilms:

Beastly stars Lindy and Kyle become art courtsey of fan