ANALOGUE PEOPLE IN A DIGITAL AGE
WITH THE ANALOGUE AGE ENDING, A BAR FULL OF MEN FEEL LOST IN THEIR NEW DIGITAL WORLD.
(via Analogue People In A Digital Age on Devour.com)
If you haven’t visited his site lately you should take a minute and see what he’s been up to. I found a bunch of new street pieces I hadn’t seen before.
Today’s the day. The day you help save the internet from being ruined.
(Long story short: The FCC is about to make a critical decision as to whether or not internet service providers have to treat all traffic equally. If they choose wrong, then the internet where anyone could start a website for any reason at all, the internet that’s been so momentous, funny, weird, and surprising—that internet could cease to exist. Here’s your chance to preserve a beautiful thing.)
Sites including Twitter, Reddit and Netflix, are on a “go-slow” protest today over proposals that could create fast web lanes for some companies.
Critics say such plans would break net neutrality – the principle that all traffic is treated equally online. Why is my internet slow today?
A Conversation exploring the link between humans and living systems, and nature and technology.
(via Delia Reyes)
Holy smokin’ toletos.
(via The Eruption of Mount Tavurvur on Devour.com)
If the idea of networking makes you nauseous, you’re not alone—and science backs up your disgust.
According to research out of the University of Toronto, professional networking feels icky for good reason. Relationships formed based on a career need, rather than for sincere friendship, trigger our moral disgust—linked, in turn, to physical feelings of uncleanliness. The researchers theorized that this visceral reaction makes us network less frequently, and less effectively.
Roedelius - Felix Austria
This blog is a gold mine for unique sounds.
It’s ironic, but in the age where everyone has a phone on them at all times, we’re actually talking to each other a lot less. The amount of time we spent on voice calls rose with the advent of cellphones in the late 1990s, but that trend has reversed more recently, with voice calls falling sharply since 2011. Between 2009 and 2012, the number of teens who used their phones to talk everyday dropped more than 50 percent, and a recent British study found just 3 percent of millennials use voice calling for daily communications.