Link: “Can Tumblr Topple Twitter?”

“Different social networking platforms serve different purposes. They AREN’T all in direct competition and many complement each other.”

Paul Sawers, The Next Web (Weiterlesen bei The Next Web)

Link: Holographic telepresence demonstrated (Nature)

“A practical method of producing truly three-dimensional images that do not require the viewer to wear special eyewear would have many potential applications – in telemedicine, mapping and entertainment, for instance. True 3D holographic displays have so far lacked the capability of updating images with sufficient speed to convey movement. Now, a team working at the University of Arizona’s College of Optical Sciences and Nitto Denko Technical Corporation in Oceanside, California, has developed a system that updates images at close to real-time.”  Weiterlesen (Nature)

Link: “Times paywall – who pays what then…”

“How does the Times’s 105,000 paywall number break down – and what’s it all worth?” Weiterlesen (

The Face of Facebook

“Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook in his college dorm room six years ago. Five hundred million people have joined since, and eight hundred and seventy-nine of them are his friends.” Weiterlesen (The New Yorker)

Neue Gegenwart Nr. 59 ist da: Die Digitalisierung des Alltags

“Ich bin davon überzeugt, dass es so etwas wie einen Grundbestand an Intimität, Schamhaftigkeit, Geheimnis – wie immer man das nennen will, gibt. Wenn es an einer Stelle hell und durchsichtig wird, sollten wir auch sorgfältig beobachten, wo sich die Dinge auf neue Weise verstecken.”

Peter Glaser, Neue Gegenwart Nr. 59

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