Why should I give up my privacy— my right to be left alone —for the sake of others? It seems we are moving closer to a society where the hive mind rules and everyone that dares to criticise it are kooks. If that is how it is, I’ll gladly wear that label.
If You Wear Google’s New Glasses You Are An Asshole – Read it
A very in-your-face and harsh write-up about why Google Glass is bad — which is why I like it. It might be a bit blunt, but with all the blind love for everything Google does, this voice is needed. The technology is awesome, but are we taking it a bit too far, as in, not considering everyone else around ourselves?
Google Glass Ushers in the Next Wave of Cybernetic Hate Crimes – Read it
Of course, a response had to come, claiming that anyone against, or even just sceptical of, Google Glass must be indulging in hate crime. How dare anyone question what Lord Google does and says?
The Internet is a surveillance state – Read it
We’ve given up, which is an understatement. We’re so eager to share and think that is how it should be we don’t fear being under surveillance. Orwell must be spinning around in his grave — so much you’ll probably see smoke emerging from the ground.
When People Write for Free, Who Pays? – Read it
A great read for those who are trying to break in to the field and are established. Pointing out the issue lies with greedy publishers and already established writers. Assuming that you should just work for free.
3 rules of writing: 1.Never take advice. 2.Never show or discuss a WIP. 3. Never answer a critic. RAYMOND CHANDLER—
Ryan Schneider (@RyanLSchneider) March 13, 2013
A lot of what Aussies call "no bullshit" or a "larrikin" approach is just cultural license to be an aggressive, hyper-macho idiot.—
Mike Stuchbery (@MikeRStuchbery) March 12, 2013