Handpicked links that caught my eye.
Zynga Stock Dives on Loss: Down 40% from last years frenzy and IPO hype…
PHP – The Right Way: There’s a lot of outdated information on the Web that leads new PHP users astray, propagating bad practices and bad code. This must stop. PHP: The Right Way is an easy-to-read, quick reference for PHP best practices, accepted coding standards, and links to authoritative tutorials around the Web.
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: the Ars Technica review: Excellent review, however extremely long for a quick read. Recommend to save for later and go through at your own leisure. See what Gruber and Marco had to say also.
The Coming Automatic, Freaky, Contextual World and Why We’re Writing a Book About it: Very interesting and extremely scary. App > File > Privacy > Save All Information (hahaha).
We will take on the fears of this new world and explain why users will end up giving over their most private of information. You will store everything you do in life in this system and, to most, that is extremely scary. Yes, these systems can even tell when you are having sex and, worse of all, will know what brands you like and where your favorite gas station is.
Still very exciting stuff, do check it out….
How Google is Becoming an Extension of Your Mind: Creepy and a must read. For a Google-augmented life, you must grant the Googlebot unprecedented privileges to monitor your personal information and behavior.
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