Monday, 11 December 2017

Former Facebook exec: "I think we have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works. The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops we’ve created are destroying how society works. No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth. You are being programmed" • r/videos



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December 11, 2017 at 09:04PM via IFTTT

What's the best/scariest/most interesting 'internet rabbithole' you have found?



What's the best/scariest/most interesting 'internet rabbithole' you have found? For some reason, I find the Poles of Inaccessibility super fascinating.

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December 11, 2017 at 09:04PM via IFTTT

Sunday, 10 December 2017

The shoes hidden in homes to ward off evil



Thousands of buildings in the British Isles are believed to have shoes hidden within their walls. But why did superstitious builders and homeowners believe in such a mysterious tradition?

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December 10, 2017 at 07:44PM via IFTTT

Saturday, 9 December 2017

Tornado turns concrete building into rubble in seconds



Whoever mounted that camera did a damn fine job. I quite like how the numbers in the date of the camera do a black and white shift depending on the value of the color of the thing behind them. So if it's too light, numbers go black, and white if it's the opposite.

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December 09, 2017 at 10:54PM via IFTTT

Friday, 8 December 2017





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December 08, 2017 at 08:37AM via IFTTT

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Facebook kids' app



Jeremy Hunt has told Facebook to "stay away from my kids" after it launched a new messaging app aimed at children. The social network announced on Tuesday it was testing Messenger Kids in the US for those under 13 who cannot sign up for its full service.

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December 05, 2017 at 07:06PM via IFTTT

Monday, 4 December 2017

People who have been online since the 90's, what mysteries from the early days of the internet are still unsolved?



People who have been online since the 90's, what mysteries from the early days of the internet are still unsolved? The random morse code that would sometimes show up containing incomplete messages.

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December 04, 2017 at 01:52PM via IFTTT