Quotes & Links #10

1) imgur.com: Help America! The Nazis are back.

2) fivethirtyeight.com: How Tennis Officials Are Trying to Make the Game Fair

One reason court speed is such a mystery is that it’s been so cumbersome to measure.

3) quartz.com: The nine companies that know more about you than Google or Facebook

The report looked at nine major data brokers: Acxiom, Corelogic, Datalogix, eBureau, ID Analytics, Intelius, PeekYou, Rapleaf, and Recorded Future.

Von Schirrmachers FAZ wäre das aber zu viel Differenzierung. Was das Alter so anrichten kann. Knallharte Verfolgung ökonomischer Ziele halt.

4) languagelog.edu: Paul is dead (via crackajack.de)
Fascinating.

5) fischblog.de: Chicken Wings mit Quecksilbersoße gefällig?

6) zeit.de: Smartphone – Mächtige Sensoren

Entsprechende Programme können damit sehen, hören und fühlen, was in der Umgebung des Gerätes geschieht. Das macht sie so nützlich. Doch jeder, der diese Daten auszulesen weiß, kann die Hosentaschenrechner auch zu Spionagestationen umfunktionieren und so alles über ihre Besitzer erfahren.

WIR KOMMEN DEM TRICORDER IMMER NÄHER!

7) businessinsider.com: The Bidding For The 2022 Olympics Is A Disaster Because Everyone Figured Out That Hosting Is A Total Waste

Potential host cities are dropping out of the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Olympics like crazy.

Finally. Esports doesn’t have that problem. Esports will rule supreme.

8) zoonpolitikon.de: Libyen: Das Auseinanderfallen eines Staates
Interesting analysis of the current (reoccuring? ongoing?) crisis in Libya.

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