Reading List: Snowden and Surveillance

For our reading list this week, we’ve got all the best Snowden, NSA and surveillance coverage we could find, starting with a video of the message he released on Christmas day. Enjoy!   Edward Snowden, Whistle-Blower – NY Times A quick and dirty overview of the entire Snowden story to get you up to speed. […]

Reading List: The Documented Life, the Internet of Things and the Cult of Productivity

  As Christmas approaches this week, we hope you’ll be able to tear yourself away from your job to spend time with your family, take some selfies, set some good new year’s resolutions to be more productive, and read on about why you should take less selfies, care less about productivity and get ready for […]

Louis C.K.: Smartphones Cover Existential Loneliness

Stand-up comedian Louis C. K. was on the late night show Conan, and he explains why he doesn’t want his kids to have smart phones. His incredible, nearly 5 minutes speech touches a range of related issues, from how we learn empathy to how we deal with existential loneliness.

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