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“The most profound technologies are those that disappear. They weave themselves into the fabric of everyday life until they are indistinguishable from it…Silicon-based information technology, in contrast, is far from having become part of the environment… The arcane aura that surrounds personal computersis not just a “user interface” problem… Such machines cannot truly make computing an integral, invisible part of the way people live their lives. Therefore we are trying to conceive a new way of thinking about computers in the world, one that takes into account the natural human environment and allows the computers themselves to vanish into the background.”

https://www.caseorganic.com/posts/no-more-shiny-tomorrows-futurism-needs-to-get-real
随机匹配一个玩家视频聊天,谁先眨眼就被判定为输的游戏。
https://github.com/ByronHsu/Never-Blink
昨天看到这个 repo,读了一些收录的 post-mortem,觉得跟看 Air Crash Investigation 的感受很像:那些严重的事故往往不是源于单一因素,而是由多个潜伏许久的罕见因素共同发生所导致的。
https://github.com/danluu/post-mortems
"And that’s what the internet has become. Full of gossip, junk content, paid posts, con articles, click bait links, sock-puppetry, spam, regurgitated spam, free e-books, self aggrandizement, fake followers, fake news, - all designed to achieve one thing - con the Search Engine - and you."

https://docs.sendwithses.com/random-stuff/the-internet-is-an-seo-landfill
原来食品广告有这么多欺诈般的拍摄手法...
https://twitter.com/luxorioustyles/status/1142705713371914241?s=21
听闻网易云上有《武林外传》全部正片的「音频版」。意思是有这么一群人,把《武林外传》翻来覆去看了不只一两遍,对故事情节已经滚瓜烂熟了,只需要听声音就可以「脑补」出整个完整的作品。

这正是当下时代缺乏的一种认知模式。我们会花很多时间纠结最大最亮的 IMAX、最高的分辨率、最完美的音质,但很少会真正把一个作品掰开揉碎了好好消化掉。越来越多的作品只是单纯从我们的耳朵、眼睛里流过,所以创作者才愈发需要用惊悚的感官刺激来捕捉我们的注意力。

这个时候才凸显出电影院、演唱会、Livehouse 的重要,你还可以学会用自己的方式在家里 hack 出一个电影院和演唱会的「情景」。

https://music.163.com/#/djradio?id=791628396
将网页内容完全储存在 URL 中的奇思妙想……
https://github.com/jstrieb/urlpages
很有意思的文章:让人从 1 - 10 中随机选一个数,结果并不会是一个 uniform distribution。那么如何来修正这个分布呢?
https://torvaney.github.io/projects/human-rng
Forwarded from Parallel Experiments 🌠 (Linghao Zhang)
关于华为手机 P 月亮引发的争议,你当然可以说让算法来定义什么是「美」什么是「真实」是危险的。我个人也赞同。

但换一个角度思考,其实人类一直在对自己做同样的事情。追寻「真实」从来不是大脑的首要目标。

Brains are survival engines, not truth detectors. -- Blindsight