Ever wonder why we get different results when we search for the same thing? I don’t think it is a glass half empty/half full thing. It seems evident that the internet is serving as both the library and news journal for many of us, and that our machine personalized search results from Google, Yahoo, Bing and the rest are skewed in different ways. This has been apparent on Facebook as well, perhaps in a more obvious way when some of our friends’ disappeared from our news feeds.
If I give you a pfennig, you will be one pfennig richer and I’ll be one pfennig poorer. But if I give you an idea, you will have a new idea, but I shall still have it, too. — Albert Einstein
I prefer not to use the term “freehand” to describe the precise and simple practice of body piercing without the use of mechanical means to grasp the tissue.
By Caroline StanleyMay 14, 2010Share: Chad Hagen, an artist and designer living in Minneapolis who we recently discovered on notcot, elevates what has become a ubiquitous (and often way too predictable) way of visualizing information into an artform — work that is beautiful, yet conveys absolutely nothing. Click through to view the series, and if you like what … Read more
The words David Foster Wallace circled in his dictionary. – – Slate Magazine.
xkcd: Computer Problems.