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michaelmassie:

Imagine the cities noise, CO, traffic and temperature data gathered if the Copenhagen Wheel was outfitted on every Alta bike in NYC’s bike share program

Putting these hubs on personal bikes although attractive to people like me, would open the inbound flow of urban data immediately if efforts were to combine with a community bike share program. Slightly modifying their current model by creating a quick pairing feature - from wheel hub to mobile device - allows the user to still retain their data, but also not be tethered to an individual bike. 

Alta Bike Share Program

MIT: Copenhagen Wheel

Mod Librarian: Metadata Monday: Metadata Fights Cyber-Crime! 

modlibrarian:

Check out this story about an alleged hacker caught by the FBI. It seems that a photo of the hacker’s girlfriend posted on Twitter was linked to the alleged hacker’s Facebook page and that the GPS metadata embedded in the photo (oops!) was then used to pinpoint his whereabouts.

This case is…

Mod Librarian: Metadata Monday: Metadata is Everyone's Responsibility 

modlibrarian:

Ever wonder how the publishing industry is integrating metadata into their workflow? Check out this great interview with Workflow Maven Laura Dawson.

Like many other industries, the publishing industry certainly recognizes the need to metadata especially in the world of e-books, but has…

Un antiguo proverbio chino dice: Un hilo rojo invisible conecta a aquellos destinados a encontrarse, a pesar del tiempo, el lugar, y a pesar de las circunstancias. El hilo se puede apretar o enredarse, pero nunca se romperá”.

(Source: hana-ni-arashi)

flash-thunder:

#that’s what you think dmitri #sorry but you thought lenin was bad #ahhaha well look out for the 1940s #just you wait dmitri #what year is it huh? #early 1930s maybe #just you wait dmitri #you live in russia during the 20th century #it’s not gonna be fine #history’s a bitch dmitri

Author Chuck Palahniuk first came up with the idea for the novel after being beaten up on a camping trip when he complained to some nearby campers about the noise of their radio. When he returned to work, he was fascinated to find that nobody would mention or acknowledge his injuries, instead saying such commonplace things as “How was your weekend?” Palahniuk concluded that the reason people reacted this way was because if they asked him what had happened, a degree of personal interaction would be necessary, and his workmates simply didn’t care enough to connect with him on a personal level. It was his fascination with this societal ‘blocking’ which became the foundation for the novel.

Author Chuck Palahniuk first came up with the idea for the novel after being beaten up on a camping trip when he complained to some nearby campers about the noise of their radio. When he returned to work, he was fascinated to find that nobody would mention or acknowledge his injuries, instead saying such commonplace things as “How was your weekend?” Palahniuk concluded that the reason people reacted this way was because if they asked him what had happened, a degree of personal interaction would be necessary, and his workmates simply didn’t care enough to connect with him on a personal level. It was his fascination with this societal ‘blocking’ which became the foundation for the novel.

(Source: filmtrivia)

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