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The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Extremely Rare Color Photography of Early 1900s Paris « Curious Eggs Curious Eggs Simply beautiful… QUOTE All the images shown below were taken using Autochrome Lumière technology. It’s an early color photography process, patented in 1903 and invented by the famous French Auguste and Louis Lumière, populary known as Lumière Brothers. They were the earliest […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

In the Wake of Aaron Swartz’s Death, Let’s Fix Draconian Computer Crime Law | Electronic Frontier Foundation So many responses to Aaron Swartz’s untimely death by suicide (many posted to Twitter and/or Facebook), and here is the EFF’s piece, bookmarked to Diigo. QUOTE The CFAA’s vague language, broad reach, and harsh punishments combine to create […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

How guns became gadgets—lightweight, easy to use, and more effective than ever – Quartz Such a good point… QUOTE The AR-15 shows how guns have become gadgets, thanks to technological change and an army of fanboys connected over the Internet. It’s a military weapon in the hands of civilians, so exquisitely designed that it might […]

Money money money

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Two money-related things I have a hard time wrapping my head around. First, Quartz Daily points me to an article by Matt Phillips, The US Fed had a greater profit than Apple and Exxon combined last year, wherein we read that the profit made by the Federal Reserve, which it has to hand over to […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Resilience Is About Relationships, Not Just Infrastructure – Neighborhoods – The Atlantic Cities Resilience is the new (actually, old) black. QUOTE As cities prepare for climate change in earnest, they’re going to need to harden infrastructure, change building patterns, and overhaul government emergency procedures. But they’re also going to have to put a greater value […]

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