weekly reel August 30, 2015
Hi there. Music? Squarepusher - Iambic 5 poetry and Prefuse 73 - Storm returns.
Squarepusher - Iambic 5 poetry (youtube-nocookie.com)
Prefuse 73 - Storm returns (youtube-nocookie.com)
- Charles Eisenstein - On immigration.
- F*ck you, Microsoft: Windows 10 automatically spies on your children and sends you a dossier of their activity. How creepy is that?! What is this !@#$%^&* system where spying on your kids is the default opt-out behavior? I'm sure software doing the same thing has existed for ages, but doing it by default kills me. Surveillance, better start young, right? The default settings of invasive Cortana, abusive telemetry, default keylogger, then this?! Windows 10 is a shameful piece of 1984ware. To the cynic: don't say "nothing new"; the scale and in-your-face-ness is new.
- Bjarne Stroustrup - Object-oriented programming without inheritance - ECOOP 2015, great talk, 50% hijacked by a nice primer to modern C++. Via Trivium.
- Amanda Palmer - No, I am not crowdfunding this baby (an open letter to a worried fan). Via waxy links.