Jerry's Map: Drawing an Imaginary World for 50 Years with the Outcome Determined by a Deck of Cards It’s a video that went undiscovered on Vimeo for years, and a project that’s been evolving for decades… with no clear end in sight. Jerry Gretzinger has an obsession unlike anyone else we’ve heard of: he’s spent almost his entire adult years creating a single never-ending map using hand painted pages and a special deck of cards to determine the outcome for his imaginary populous. It’s an all encompassing personal project that greatly predates modern games like SimCity and Minecraft, and Jerry’s brilliant (some would say obsessed) mind is at the controls. See Also All the Rivers in the Continental US: An Explorable Map
Random Number Multiples About seven years ago, I had a bit of a career crisis. I was freelancing – working for clients I didn’t care much about on projects that I didn’t care much about, and feeling that there was a huge distance between the work that I was creating and my physical self. I was sick of computers, and was considering a range of (in hindsight) ridiculous vocational changes. My rescue didn’t come from a new programming language, or a faster computer, or even better clients. It came, instead, from a return to the physical. I learned how to screenprint, and made rock posters for local bands, out of my living room. Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0 vs Web 3.0 vs Web 4.0 vs Web 5.0 – A bird’s eye on the evolution and definition Do you know the answer to the next simple question? “What do you know about web 2.0 technology?” What’s so interesting about this video, is the simple fact that none of these so called digital natives are familiar with the term web 2.0.
Encryption Flaw Makes Phones Possible Accomplices in Theft A German mobile security expert says he has found a flaw in the encryption technology used in some SIM cards, the chips in handsets, that could enable cyber criminals to take control of a person’s phone. Karsten Nohl, founder of Security Research Labs in Berlin, said the encryption hole allowed outsiders to obtain a SIM card’s digital key, a 56-digit sequence that opens the chip up to modification. With that key in hand, Mr. Nohl said, he was able to send a virus to the SIM card through a text message, which let him eavesdrop on a caller, make purchases through mobile payment systems and even impersonate the phone’s owner. He said he had managed the whole operation in about two minutes, using a simple personal computer. He estimates as many as 750 million phones may be vulnerable to attacks.
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Pedagogy meets Big Data and BIM – Big Data, Sensing and Augmented Reality: Paper and Key Note Presentation In June 2013 The Bartlett held a conference entitled ‘Pedagogy meets Big Data and BIM’. The conference brought together over 100 participants from across the United Kingdom, European Union and the United States from diverse backgrounds such as academic institutions, government and industry – including ARUP, Autodesk, Balfour Beatty, BAM, and Royal Institute of British Architects. The Faculty’s motivation to focus on BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Big Data (deriving from the exponential growth of the profession’s access to spatial statistics) was the realisation that innovation, collaboration and technology are rewriting industry practice in profound ways and must also reshape the built environment curricula. I was lucky enough to be asked to present the key note to the conference, below is the short paper produced along with the full key note presentation: Data
Cyberspace2025: Today's Decisions, Tomorrow's Terrain Cyberspace 2025: Today's Decisions, Tomorrow's Terrain Navigating the Future of Cybersecurity Policy F or the past 10 years, the world—particularly in developed economies—has witnessed unprecedented growth and innovation in information and communications technology (ICT). But in the coming years it will be the emerging economies of the world that will witness extraordinary growth. By 2025, there will be upwards of 4.7 Billion people online of which 75 percent will come from emerging economies.
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Colors by Lightness (Internet Explorer) Get started Plan Develop Sign in Technologies API reference Samples Community Colors by Lightness The named colors, sorted by lightness. ‘The Avengers:' 8 Things You May Have Missed the First Time Around Marvel/Disney "The Avengers" arrives on Blu-ray this week and, as you might expect, it's chock full of bonus clips, special features and even a brand new 10-minute short film. It's pretty epic. But before you start diving into the special features, there's something else you're going to want to watch first: The movie itself.