Image of Navigation Systems May Dull Our Brains – Auto Breaking News
Navigation Systems May Dull Our Brains – Auto Breaking News
We’ve all battled over driving directions. One person insists on following the prescribed GPS route while another, shouting to be heard over the voice guidance, claims there’s a better way that the dumb computer couldn’t possibly know.Either method might get you there, but one may actually improve brain function. A new study by University College London found that two areas of the brain—the memory... [Read More]
Image of Project Camelot | Jordan Maxwell: The Takeover of Planet Earth transcript: Sept 2008
Project Camelot | Jordan Maxwell: The Takeover of Planet Earth transcript: Sept 2008
Jordan Maxwell: The Takeover of Planet EarthLos Angeles, California, September 2008[Ed note: Normally the transcripts that had any parts in them that had been difficult for the transcribers to hear were put in “audibles” in square brackets in red for Bill Ryan to attend to, fix, then he’d post the transcript; however, due to unexpected interruptions in the normal working process in Project Camelot... [Read More]
Image of The Soviet Coat Of Arms Graphically Presents The Dawn Of A New Day For The Entire World - "Workers Of All Lands Unite"
The Soviet Coat Of Arms Graphically Presents The Dawn Of A New Day For The Entire World - "Workers Of All Lands Unite"
Support The Love For Life Campaign, Kindom & The Cristian FamilySupporting The Love For Life Website, The Cristian Family and The Living Dream Of Kindom (Creation Of Do No Harm Communities) - The Love for Life website is produced for free without a fee (no contract or conditions attached) as a gift of love for the benefit of others.If you feel you have gained something from visiting it, feel i... [Read More]
Image of Web users’ metadata can be tracked by targeted ads, leaked draft EU law reveals | Ars Technica UK
Web users’ metadata can be tracked by targeted ads, leaked draft EU law reveals | Ars Technica UK
BRUSSELS—Companies will be allowed to track users' metadata in order to provide "value added services"—AKA behavioural advertising—a leaked draft of the European Union’s planned new law on electronic communications has revealed.Article 6 of the draft (PDF) says: "Providers of telecommunications services may process electronic communications metadata if the end-user has given prior consent to the p... [Read More]
Image of Dark Patterns are designed to trick you (and they’re all over the Web) | Ars Technica UK
Dark Patterns are designed to trick you (and they’re all over the Web) | Ars Technica UK
It happens to the best of us. After looking closely at a bank statement or cable bill, suddenly a small, unrecognizable charge appears. Fine print sleuthing soon provides the answer—somehow, you accidentally signed up for a service. Whether it was an unnoticed pre-marked checkbox or an offhanded verbal agreement at the end of a long phone call, now a charge arrives each month because naturally the... [Read More]
Image of Dark Patterns: inside the interfaces designed to trick you | The Verge
Dark Patterns: inside the interfaces designed to trick you | The Verge
Harry Brignull is a London, UK-based independent user experience designer with a PhD in cognitive science. He is also the founder of Dark Patterns, which is dedicated to, in his words, "naming and shaming websites that use deceptive user interfaces." This article is based on a presentation he gave at the Search Marketing Expo in Munich this past April.When Apple released iOS 6, one of the few new ... [Read More]