background preloader

GOOD Magazine

GOOD Magazine

Related:  mrvitaeFAVORITES

25 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier Chrome has a buttload of hidden little tricks that you may not know about. Browsers have evolved far beyond their original mission of providing one-way windows into the world wide webosphere. Indeed, as more services migrate to the cloud, browsers only reinforce their new role as multi-function boxes of digital magic. All the important Internet things are available in browser form—from communication tools to productivity suites to disposable escapist entertainment. It's almost like the browser has become an OS in and of itself. In fact, you could say that's exactly where things are headed.

Climate Change If you currently have a username with "@" in it, please email Forgot password? We'll email you a reset link. If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead. Forgot username? We'll email it to you. #BabyRP is so creepy, and it's why you should be VERY careful posting baby pictures Did you know that the average new parent posts 973 photos of their child on social media before their fifth birthday? Seems harmless, unless you're oversharing, right? Wrong. 17% of those baby photos have no privacy restrictions at all, leaving them wide open for use in a new, online role-playing game called #BabyRP. It's stealing baby photos for "virtual adoptions," kidnapping and other made-up scenarios.

Now available in Metro Manila: Mille Crepes from Paper Moon Got a tip? Send it to us at We’re pretty sure that in Metro Manila, Japan will soon be synonymous to delicious desserts. A few months after we were introduced to Kumori’s delicious palm-sized cheesecakes, comes another Japanese classic: Paper Moon Café and its mille crepes.

Jet Targets Amazon After $140 Million Funding Round E-commerce start-up, the latest project of Marc Lore, who famously sold to Amazon for $545 million, has just announced it has raised another $140 million on top of the $80 million it already raised. The Wall St. Journal reported that the investment, in the form of debt that is convertible into equity, is expected to value the company at nearly $600 million, according to people familiar with the matter. That’s pretty impressive. Sure You Can Work All the Time ... But Should You? Mobile apps promise a revolution in how we work. Along with social apps, mobile apps let knowledge workers stay in touch with colleagues better and perform tasks wherever they happen to be. That might be at a customer site, at home or even on vacation. There’s no doubt mobile apps help you to get more work done. That, however, raises the question. Is that a good thing?

8 Ways Humans Have Hunted for Aliens - See More Slideshows These are some of the many ways we've tried to communicate with aliens. "If they were coming, they would be here by now," my mother told me years ago when I expressed concern about a possible alien invasion. The perplexities of travel across time and distance notwithstanding, so far her theory has held up. But perhaps aliens just don't know how to contact us. Facebook Photos Size Guide / New Layout / 2015 In its early days, Facebook was all about text and links. But as it has grown up, images have become more and more important. They’re now more important for design and identity on the user interface, like your profile picture or cover photo. And it’s a great way to share photos in galleries and on the timeline. Facebook photos are now a huge part of the site’s appeal.

How Flipagram Makes Anyone a Storyteller How Flipagram makes anyone a multimedia storyteller. Those who know me understand that I don't have a creative bone in my body. I have spent most of my career as an analytical, number-crunching geek, and while I love movies, music, and taking pictures, I'm not exactly an artist. So in June, when Farhad Mohit, the CEO of Flipagram, showed me his multimedia storytelling program and I saw how easy it is to create a great story using images, videos, and music, I was very impressed. Since then, I have used Flipagram to create all types of cool media presentations that make me look like I am a creative person.

2015 is the year the old internet finally died Here are five stories that couldn't be more different but are, at their base, animated by the same basic fears. After Gawker's managing partners pulled a widely derided post outing an executive at a media company who was being blackmailed by a man he had solicited, two of the publication's senior editors and many other writers resigned out of fears that the company's business side had too much influence over its editorial side.Just shy of its second birthday, the film criticism site the Dissolve ceased operations in mid-July 2015. Its end prompted renewed concerns for the future of film criticism as a profession. In late October, ESPN announced it would shutter its highly acclaimed longform publication Grantland. Its founder, Bill Simmons, left ESPN for HBO earlier in the year, and without him around, the network seemed at a loss as to what to do with the site (as reported here). It's an internet driven not by human beings, but by content, at all costs.