Chiharu Shiota, A Room of Memorya, 2009 This week I learned that in about 55 days we were stuck at home quarantining, people 2000 years ago had taken the same length of time to travel from London to Constantinople by donkey and civilian boats in spring by the least amount of denarii possible. It was crazy how (surprise!) capitalism and […]
Just some quick links today from things I have read and encountered because I am chasing the deadline! : Ezra Klein on the problem with Facebook: “I don’t think the problem with Facebook is it allows lies. I think the problem is it sorts everything — both lies and truth — by engagement. The quickest […]
If there is one form of technology which I still fail to understand despite numerous readings, it has to be the concept of cryptocurrency. Not only understanding how it works is still vague to me, I do not quite understand what good it does — people keep telling me “because it’s decentralised!” — I still […]
Despite still struggling with many issues, Facebook is venturing into hardware market with its Portal — albeit too late, since 1984 has done it first with the Telescreen.
TIL you can’t block Mark Zuckerberg, AND his wife, on Facebook. H/T: @jilliancyork However, according to Mashable, it’s part of the built in feature of the site’s to prevent trolling campaigns against certain people, particularly one with a large following (Zuckerberg has over 90 million followers). “This error isn’t specific to any one account. It’s […]