It has long been true that technology is an extension of the self. Coolest car, fastest horse, nicest tractor — however you see yourself.
But have we now reached the place where the self is an extension of the technology? Brett Robinson, via Wired, thinks maybe yes.
Incredible video of the Jetman, Yves Rossy, in action. And then at a TED talk wherein he explains the “joy of flight.”
Well worth watching the whole thing. A telling quote from early on, by one of his engineers, “His body is an integral part of the aircraft.”
Wow, just wow.
There’s subtlety here, but if you don’t get it (I didn’t at first), the just figure out if you’re Rockwell or a Baskerville.
Fast Company has the simple list, or is it? Many people overlook the obvious and best things to do. Now, with fresh herbs!
10 Quick Productivity Hacks To Make Life At Work Better
According to Kaspersky Labs, more Than 70% of Email Is Spam. This is an increase of 4% over last quarter. Stay aware and don’t click on anything you didn’t ask for.
Well, I guess I learned a few things, but I still think that the 5-second rule still works. I mean… those dropped gummy bears are still yummy!
Worried about the NSA listening to your phone. Here’s a good idea. Put it in an impenetrable baggie!
Amazing pictures of a plane that was turned into a luxury (?) hotel.
Finally, the Sons get the ultimate recognition! Elevated by Sesame Street to become the “Sons of Poetry”. Awesome!
New research explains why conquest was actually caused by, uh, lactose intolerance.
“Wench! Bring me food for the horses and a jug of milk for the men!”