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Grant Potter

https://blog.wikimedia.org/2017/10/16/crowdsourcing-fallacy/ "next time you have a problem and want to 'add some crowd to it', at least consider the people, ideology, task, mission, platform, journey, adaptations, mores, resiliency, motivators, barriers to entry, prerequisites, distractions, competitors, and core users."

Grant Potter

http://docs.racket-lang.org/pollen/index.html HT: @twoodwar "Because digital books are software, an author shouldn’t think of a book as merely data. The book is a program. The way we make digital books better than their predecessors is by exploiting this programmability."

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

http://www-formal.stanford.edu/jmc/little/little.html "Computers will end up with the psychology that is convenient to their designers -- (and they'll be fascist bastards if those designers don't think twice)."‬

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Tonight Gabriel & I watch Blade Runner (Director's Cut) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KFGDQotoUdg - tomorrow the recent sequel in IMAX - weekend

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

"Privatized healthcare, guns for police, increased uni fees, is this what they're selling us?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ff6CjYBhoI

Grant Potter

https://words.werd.io/tear-down-the-new-institutions-91516b868a2c via: @benwerd "There has never been a clearer argument for building new kinds of platforms that have all the virality and human beauty of social media, but protect society from being gamed. Technologists, artists, journalists, academics, open source activists and sociologists need to come together to build something new — or better yet, lots of new things."

Grant Potter