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  • Julio shared from Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle
    These days, insecure in our relationships and anxious about intimacy, we look to technology for ways to be in relationships and protect ourselves from them at the same time.
    Note: Y conozco varios casos así.
  • Julio shared from Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution - 25th Anniversary Edition by Steven Levy
    Bureaucrats hide behind arbitrary rules (as opposed to the logical algorithms by which machines and computer programs operate): they invoke those rules to consolidate power, and perceive the constructive impulse of hackers as a threat.
    Note: Esto es algo muy importante que recordar en los tiempos que corren.
  • Julio shared from Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution - 25th Anniversary Edition by Steven Levy
    Bureaucrats hide behind arbitrary rules (as opposed to the logical algorithms by which machines and computer programs operate): they invoke those rules to consolidate power, and perceive the constructive impulse of hackers as a threat.
    Note: Esto es algo muy importante que recordar en los tiempos que corren.
  • Julio shared from Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet by Matthew Lyon, Katie Hafner
    Army intelligence knew all about Prague, Berlin, and Moscow, but now the Pentagon was contemplating Newark, Detroit, and Chicago. The Army gathered information from dozens of U.S. cities on the location of police and fire stations, hospitals, and so forth. Someone in the Pentagon thought it would be a good idea to keep track of local troublemakers as well. In 1972 public outcry erupted over the Army’s information gathering, and the order went out for the files to be destroyed immediately. But three years later, allegations surfaced that Army intelligence officers had instead used the ARPANET...
    Note: Desde el principio Internet tuvo intentos de que se usase como una arma de espionaje.
  • Julio shared from Nueva historia mínima de México (Spanish Edition) by VV. AA.
    Esta tercera expedición, organizada por Hernando Cortés,
    Note: De lo que uno se viene a enterar... Era Hernando ?
  • Julio shared from Nueva historia mínima de México (Spanish Edition) by VV. AA.
    Esta tercera expedición, organizada por Hernando Cortés,
    Note: De lo que uno se viene a enterar... Era Hernando ?
  • Julio shared from Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet by Matthew Lyon, Katie Hafner
    In many ways the ARPANET community’s basic values were traditional—free speech, equal access, personal privacy.
    Note: Esta es la esencia de Internet desde antes de que se llamará así y debe mantenerse así.
  • Julio shared from Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet by Matthew Lyon, Katie Hafner
    Paul Baran shifted his attention to other things. It was, in no small way, a visit back to the “Are we rich or are we poor?” question he had posed decades earlier to his parents, whose starkly contrasting answers helped him understand that most things in life are a matter of perspective.
    Note: Y esto cuesta años entenderlo...
  • Julio shared from Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet by Matthew Lyon, Katie Hafner
    The idea on which Lick’s worldview pivoted was that technological progress would save humanity. The political process was a favorite example of his. In a McLuhanesque view of the power of electronic media, Lick saw a future in which, thanks in large part to the reach of computers, most citizens would be “informed about, and interested in, and involved in, the process of government.” He imagined what he called “home computer consoles” and television sets linked together in a massive network. “The political process,” he wrote, “would essentially be a giant teleconference, and a campaign...
    Note: Todo un visionario.
  • Julio shared from Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet by Matthew Lyon, Katie Hafner
    The idea on which Lick’s worldview pivoted was that technological progress would save humanity. The political process was a favorite example of his. In a McLuhanesque view of the power of electronic media, Lick saw a future in which, thanks in large part to the reach of computers, most citizens would be “informed about, and interested in, and involved in, the process of government.” He imagined what he called “home computer consoles” and television sets linked together in a massive network. “The political process,” he wrote, “would essentially be a giant teleconference, and a campaign...
    Note: Todo in visionario.