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Workers’ Own Cellphones and iPads Find a Role at the Office

maybe someday this trend will come north.

Scientists Reconstruct Brains' Visions Into Digital Video In Historic Experiment

This is strange and confusing. “Our natural visual experience is like watching a movie,” says the lead researcher, but what they tested with was trailers. (via)

10 things to remember about Netflix while scratching your head about Qwikster

Council rebellion could halt Ford revolution

Ford’s plummeting popularity means he could lose the supporters on council he has relied on so far. Let’s hope.

Conservative group: Fake eviction notices were 'meant to startle people'

the Koch brothers have gotten involved in the bridge issue in Detroit/Windsor, coming out in support of the privately owned Ambassador Bridge (because they oppose all public infrastructure projects). They expressed this support by terrifying Detroit residents with fake eviction notices.

ifttt / Put the internet to work for you.

web service for building custom triggers based on common actions (via)

CAKFA.11: Reflect on Here

incredible new project by Broken City Lab

From $350 million surplus to $774 million deficit in one Ford year

on Ford scare-math. In 2010, Toronto was facing an $821-million deficit, but finished with a $310-million surplus without cutting services.

Ghosts With Shit Jobs


Facebook and the Epiphanator: An End to Endings?

This was stuck in my Instapaper list for ages. You’ve probably already read it.

Apple Puts Legacy Final Cut Studio Back on Sale

good move

Crimson: Steam Pirates

“An iPad-only steampunk adventure game published by Bungie and developed by Harebrained Schemes, a games company founded by Jordan Weisman, whose past work game players might be familiar with—BattleTech, Shadowrun, and Crimson Skies.” Wow, I really haven’t been paying enough attention to Bungie news these days. Must get this. (via)

Steve Jobs: American Genius

Newsweek cover article

George Lucas Speaks Out Against Altering Films in 1988

yet he added “NOOOOOOO!” to Jedi for the Blu-Ray release