Wait, first Tweetdeck is being taken away, and now this?
Actually, I have no rage against this as I’ve never used RSS feeds for anything in my life. However, my friend swears by NewsBlur.
I HATE this.(via mchughla)
Me: oracleofbacon.org is better
Coworker: Wow. I didnt know you could be elitist about this.
Me: It is. With Oracle of Bacon you can find out how far everyone is from Kevin Bacon and you can also find out how far someone is from someone else who isn’t Kevin Bacon.
If you wanted to know the Bacon Number between Jamie Kennedy and Cary Grant, for example.
Sen. Charles Schumer • Arguing that Google and Apple’s separate, upcoming 3D aerial maps raise major privacy concerns. He even wrote an open letter to the companies on the matter, which features this all-caps scare message: “TECHNOLOGY STRONG ENOUGH TO SEE THROUGH WINDOWS AND EVEN CATCH SUN BATHERS IN BACK YARDS” Problem is, Schumer appears to be citing a Daily Mail report on the matter that suggested that “military grade” spy planes were used to get this data, despite the fact that appears to not be the case. Google, in fact, responded, suggesting Schumer misunderstood the technology. “We currently don’t blur aerial imagery because the resolution isn’t sharp enough for it to be a concern,” a spokesperson said in a statement. (via shortformblog)
This is what happens when we have people making laws about technologies they do not understand nor make an attempt to understand.