What Is Known

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How much do you show of yourself online? One may think they are private because they don’t partake in any social media; but every article you read, word you look up, illness you attempt to self-diagnose, thing you buy off Amazon or any! site…these are all little footprints defining you. The theme of this post explains itself: The 6 Links That Show You What Google Knows About You Everyones Worst Page on The Internet To loosen the angst, this is fairly funny. Before Google, Here’s What NYers Asked The New York Public Library This fashion blog is beautiful in its simplicity. What I Saw Today He just colorfully sketches guy’s clothes style. May as well be who you are and … Read More

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Tech and Our Attention

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I might read sci-fi books and stay up on tech news, but there’d be close to no chance you’d ever see me at Comic Con or playing a video game. On the other hand, virtual reality is something we are all going to have to get used to, at least all of us near and under 30 years old. The Cyberpunk War Between Facebook, Google, and Sony More on its mainstream potential from the NY Times ‘That’s because virtual reality is the natural extension of every major technology we use today — of movies, TV, videoconferencing, the smartphone and the web. It is the ultra-immersive version of all these things, and we’ll use it exactly the same ways — to … Read More

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Worth Noting

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Posting a compilation of important links I’ve recently come across. The Good Men Project-The Conversation No one Else is Having Also, if you listen to talk radio, my favorite intellectual is Dennis Prager. He has 3 different hours in his weekly show specifically dedicated to other topics besides politics and world events. One of them is the Male-Female hour. It’s a very open, honest, and raw discussion of male psychology, relationship dynamics, and general questions females may have in this regard. I’ve listened for years, and people call in all the time saying how their marriage has been saved from it. You can subscribe to his podcast. It’s hour 2 on Wednesdays. The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology on How … Read More

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Forever Is A Long Time

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No we aren’t discussing marriage. (all of my readers would wonder what the hell happened to Brocka?!) We are talking immortality. This isn’t so far off. (pun) Would you really want to live forever? I don’t believe 75% of people would. A poll hasn’t been taken, but that’s my assumption. A Google Health company called Calico just launched this week, and it does believe it can prevent aging. Here’s the 411. WTF is Calico? ‘In an interview with TIME Magazine, Google CEO Larry Page implied that dramatically extending human life is one of Calico’s main goals; not making people immortal per se, but, according to a source familiar with the project, increasing the lifespan of people born 20 years ago by as much … Read More

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