I want TO rock
The Fire This Time: Understanding Ferguson is an interdisciplinary exploration of and critical engagement with Ferguson, MO. It is a credit course running in the Spring 2015 semester at Penn State. It is also, through this website, an open educational resource designed to add perspective and nuance to the national conversation around the events in Ferguson.
An astounding resource and another example of the great content being shared on sites.psu.edu.
"But at NPR the jury is still out on how to make the most of Tumblr, which Bryan finds "perplexing" as it's a "community environment rather than a traffic-driving source".
vscocam is far and away the best filter app for smartphones. i have been dreaming of a batch edit feature for this app for so long.
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Now, what we're talking about today is not that computers will be like humans. I think that many of these science fiction scenarios, that computers will be like humans, are wrong. Computers are very, very, very far from being like humans, especially when it comes to consciousness. The problem is different, that the system, the military and economic and political system doesn't really need consciousness.
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I would also argue that Apple’s record-shattering results last quarter are remarkable. Not because the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are revolutionary, because they’re not. But because it shows that design can matter in the mass market. For decades the industry’s conventional wisdom held that design wasn’t important. The industry’s leaders created shitty software and shitty hardware. Apple’s success has upended the industry’s value system. Almost all of Apple’s competitors value design more today than they did a decade ago: Microsoft, Google, Samsung, HP — all of them.
I love the concept, but for that price, I'll just stick with film.