Bookmarks for November 27th from 11:38 to 20:12
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 27th from 11:38 to 20:12:
- Secret Think Tank That Recruits Via Internet Puzzles | Hacker News – Shout-out for the Perplex City mention!
- China’s Big Drone Push – Gwynn Guilford – The Atlantic – I'd be less worried about jet-powered stealth combat drones and instead mass production of tiny, throwaway drones
- 23andMe Is Terrifying, But Not for the Reasons the FDA Thinks | Hacker News – Car crash. "I do trust the profit motive of a small company, bound by various contracts and laws, public perception, and their own need for future customers to voluntarily opt-in, moreso than the state's shifting policies, pandering to the different fears of various eras."
- Twitter / nelson: What?! Of course not, why would … – What?! Of course not, why would I let an ad tracking company know where I am? Fuck you, Google.
- Who Will Own The Next Great Instant Messaging Service – What if messaging apps are devastating to social networks the same way Craigslist was devastating to newspapers?
- Twitter / jvanslem: Thanks to our exposure to … – Thanks to our exposure to Facebook, horribly-cropped photos are now totally acceptable for editorial content.
- Twitter / maxisnow: Technology is improving at … – Technology is improving at an exponential rate!
- Twitter / marcoarment: Just ran into a reason to request … – Just ran into a reason to request an API to add buttons to push notifications. "Delete".
- It takes a forest to make a truffle – Google Search – @moleitau @kaigani OMG — Jones, did you just make that up? Genius phrasing.
- Twitter / BJMendelson: Look at all this technology … – Look at all this technology making us anti-social