September 22nd, 2011

orac

Links

Rethinking Privacy and Publicty on Social Media
"The hyperbolic statements center around the idea that digital content is immortal and searchable by millions of others. While (mostly) true, it should also be noted that the vast majority of all digital content is seen by virtually no one. Maybe we just like the thought that everything we do is being recorded for all time, but the reality is very few people are looking at your latest tweet or photo. Sorry."

Embark on a flyover of giant asteroid Vesta from the perspective of NASA’s Dawn spacecraft
This is amazing.

Delivering the Book
Paul Scoones has finished The Comic Strip Companion: An Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Doctor Who in Comics 1964 – 1979.

Representations of the Minotaur in Doctor Who
Just what it says.

No-show professor had excuse: He died in April
I actually knew him, but that was thirty years ago.

Abkhazia Boasts IKEA Goods and Pricey Sports Cars, but No ATMs

Cages, kids and the media
Rosi Sexton attempts to puncture the latest media hysteria before it gets started. "If this same contest had taken place in a sports centre with everyone dressed in martial arts outfits, the Daily Mail would have been utterly uninterested."