background preloader

Déficit de Lecture (en cours à compléter)

Facebook Twitter

Group Dynamics: The Psychology of Small Group Behavior. Why I left Google - JW on Tech. Ok, I relent.

Why I left Google - JW on Tech

Everyone wants to know why I left and answering individually isn’t scaling so here it is, laid out in its long form. Read a little (I get to the punch line in the 3rd paragraph) or read it all. But a warning in advance: there is no drama here, no tell-all, no former colleagues bashed and nothing more than you couldn’t already surmise from what’s happening in the press these days surrounding Google and its attitudes toward user privacy and software developers.

This is simply a more personal telling. It wasn’t an easy decision to leave Google. The Google I was passionate about was a technology company that empowered its employees to innovate. Technically I suppose Google has always been an advertising company, but for the better part of the last three years, it didn’t feel like one. Under Eric Schmidt ads were always in the background. In such an environment you don’t have to be part of some executive’s inner circle to succeed. Suddenly, 20% meant half-assed. Sacred Economics, le court film à propos du livre. La troisième révolution industrielle: Jeremy Rifkin. Free Philip K. Dick: Download 11 Great Science Fiction Stories. Although he died when he was only 53 years old, Philip K.

Free Philip K. Dick: Download 11 Great Science Fiction Stories

Dick (1928 – 1982) published 44 novels and 121 short stories during his lifetime and solidified his position as arguably the most literary of science fiction writers. His novel Ubik appears on TIME magazine’s list of the 100 best English-language novels, and Dick is the only science fiction writer to get honored in the prestigious Library of America series, a kind of pantheon of American literature. If you’re not intimately familiar with his novels, then you assuredly know major films based on Dick’s work – Blade Runner, Total Recall, A Scanner Darklyand Minority Report.

Today, we bring you another way to get acquainted with his writing. We're presenting a selection of Dick's stories available for free on the web. eTexts (find download instructions here) Audio P.S. Related Content: Robert Crumb Illustrates Philip K. Philip K. Free Science Fiction Classics on the Web: Huxley, Orwell, Asimov, Gaiman & Beyond. The P2P Foundation Books of the Year 2011: Our annual top ten list of P2P books. Here is our selection and reading recommendations of the best books we reviewed and presented in 2011 (but which may have been published in 2010).

The P2P Foundation Books of the Year 2011: Our annual top ten list of P2P books

The same list but with links to extensive treatments for each book is here. Thierry Crouzet. Au début, vous regardiez vos mails une ou deux fois par jour.

Thierry Crouzet

Combien de fois le faites-vous aujourd’hui ? Vous arrive-t-il de consulter vos messages compulsivement toutes les cinq minutes, comme si votre vie en dépendait ? Cherchez-vous parfois votre mobile avec plus de fébrilité que vos clés ? En un mot, seriez-vous accro à internet ? Cet outil inventé pour nous aider à mieux communiquer ferait-il de nous des esclaves ? Épuisé par quinze ans d’hyperactivité en ligne, Thierry Crouzet, gourou des réseaux sociaux et auteur de nombreux ouvrages sur les nouvelles technologies, entame une cure de désintoxication. Présentation Ses amis disaient qu’il était addict aux réseaux sociaux.

Maître Eckhart a écrit « Vous croyez connaître la mer parce que vous la traversez avec un bateau, mais la mer n’est pas une surface, elle est abîme. Tout au long de son aventure, ses amis, ses enfants, et surtout sa femme, véritable héroïne de son livre, ne l’ont pas ménagé. Freiner. Brain Pickings. The Coming Insurrection « Support the Tarnac 10. Download the full book in French Download a printable booklet From whatever angle you approach it, the present offers no way out.

The Coming Insurrection « Support the Tarnac 10

This is not the least of its virtues. From those who seek hope above all, it tears away every firm ground. Those who claim to have solutions are contradicted almost immediately. The sphere of political representation has come to a close. The flames of November 2005 still flicker in everyone’s minds. There will be no social solution to the present situation. As an attempted solution, the pressure to ensure that nothing happens, together with police surveillance of the territory, will only intensify. The impasse of the present, everywhere in evidence, is everywhere denied. This book is signed in the name of an imaginary collective. First Circle “I AM WHAT I AM.” “I AM WHAT I AM.” Meanwhile, I manage.

The injunction, everywhere, to “be someone” maintains the pathological state that makes this society necessary. “I AM WHAT I AM.” “WHAT AM I,” then? Piero San Giorgio : « Survivre à l’effondrement économique. Accueil » Actualité générale » Piero San Giorgio : « Survivre à l’effondrement économique Interview le 27 septembre 2011 par la radio québecoise « les fils de la liberté » de Piero San Giorgio, l’auteur suisse du manuel pratique « Survivre à l’effondrement économique » prochainement publié par Scriptoblog, édition « le retour aux sources ».

Piero San Giorgio : « Survivre à l’effondrement économique

Ouvrages à lire ou à relire pour anticiper le futur ! Customer Reviews: Bank 2.0: How Customer Behavior and Technology Will Change the Future of Financial Services.

Poke The Box Flinch