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Kevin Marks

Facebook violates Norvig's law? Or maybe they have a bigger bot problem than they think they do https://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-advertising-research/facebook-digital-ads-figures-differ-from-census-data-analyst-idUSKCN1BH0H3

Kevin Marks

on live.twit.tv - explaining how Hogfather applies to tech companies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4oxrTSRkC0&feature=youtu.be&t=40s

Kevin Marks

Kevin Marks

notification badges are very iOS-like [but] Android doesn't show a number (Google says that causes too much anxiety) https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/09/android-8-0-oreo-thoroughly-reviewed/3/

Kevin Marks

http://www.wired.co.uk/preview/article/drones-blockchain-technology-trends has a point, but Dryer technology is more impressive - no longer needs vent hoses or a drain, just a mains plug

Kevin Marks

“in the long run — to paraphrase Keynes — proprietary software projects are all dead.” http://dtrace.org/blogs/bmc/2017/09/04/the-sudden-death-and-eternal-life-of-solaris/

Kevin Marks

Replied to a post on xkcd.com :

The multiple volume controls on android is a blessing here

Kevin Marks

The concept of "influencer" is spurious. Memes take off arbitrarily and soi disant influencers latch on afterwards🦈 https://randompublicjournal.com/2017/08/29/accidental-fake-news-experiment/

Kevin Marks

This is interesting when read with the "don't style microformats" intuition. We seem to be at stage 2 or 3 with them.

Kevin Marks

Get your tyres nice and muddy, then wheel the bike over the car, leaving tracks