Link Post - In Defense Of Marginalia

MikeNM

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August 30, 2018

Austin Kleon - I posted a link to a Paris Review article and said some bad things about the sort of active reading High School and College courses force people in to. I stand by that turning marginalia into a way to quantify reading, marginalia is terrible. However, for text that you're naturally engaged with it can be a way for you to . . .

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Link Post - Opportunity In Danger

MikeNM

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August 29, 2018

Hackaday - A coming dust storm on Mars leave the Opportunity rover in danger.

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Link Post - Banking Service Provider Breach

MikeNM

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August 29, 2018

Krebs On Security - This isn't as bad as Equifax, but yet another service provider to financial institutions had a security problem. The issue with these types of vulnerabilities is that there was little a consumer could do to protect themselves. Kudos to Fiserv for the swift response though.

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Link Post - Algorithmic Art

MikeNM

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August 28, 2018

Kottke.org - Using math and computers to generate artwork is fascinating.

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Link Post - The Battle Between Marketing and Design At Apple

MikeNM

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August 28, 2018

Fast Company - It is interesting to see that DND and other features to control notifications were proposed from the very beginning of iOS. It's telling that marketing has enough power to nix a device feature at Apple. On the other hand, it is clear that the design team at Apple is focused on empowering the user, even if the rest of the . . .

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Link Post - Must Read Thinkpiece

MikeNM

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August 27, 2018

Medium - At last, a think piece that really makes you think.

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Link Post - The Death Of Reading

MikeNM

Rants and Reviews. Mostly just BS and Affiliate Links.

August 27, 2018

The Paris Review - While there is a certain old man yells at cloud quality to this essay, it has some points. While I think that books have survived the proliferation of other media, as proven out by the YA booms of the last decade or so, it may be forcing people to "read the right way" that is hurting reading. Turning reading into . . .

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