Revisiting Zuckerberg in light of the death of social networking entrepreneur Ilya Zhitomirskiy. "Diaspora" is suggested to be the ’anti-facebook’ in terms of personal privacy online.
Note the image inside the hoodie Zuckerberg ’never takes off’. The questioning is far from ’intense’, but his reaction certainly was.
You have to wonder what kind of pressure he’s under, considering the agencies involved in monitoring the social networking site using it as a veritable spying machine.
Zuckerberg’s Bizarre Facebook Insignia Revealed, And What It Means
If the logo was an open piece of marketing fodder, it would just be discounted as a silly Illuminati-looking logo, on par with the Facebook quail. It’s also easy to write this off as Harvard attendee Zuckerberg being a little too keen on secret society machinations. And we are sure conspiracy theorists will try to decipher this, remarking on how the intersects of the arrows produce a slightly off-kilter Star of David in the center.
However, a source familiar with Facebook tells SF Weekly that there’s never been evidence of secret Facebook rituals aside from the usual team-building exercises. In all fairness, the graphic was probably made quite innocently; people at Facebook are so unaware of how they’re perceived that it just didn’t occur to them that an insignia like this could come off as childish and creepy -- especially when accidentally revealed during a cold sweat.
Prejudice is a Form of Common Sense - Hard-Wired Into the Human Brain, Says ASU Study 2014 07 26
Contrary to what most people believe, the tendency to be prejudiced is a form of common sense, hard-wired into the human brain through evolution as an adaptive response to protect our prehistoric ancestors from danger.
So suggests a new study published by Arizona State University researchers in the May issue of the "Journal of Personality and Social Psychology," which contends that, ...
The State is a Bully 2014 07 24
In the history of Western philosophy and social theory, no really silly idea has been more successful than the theory of the social contract.
It is in fact not a theory of the social contract. It is a theory of the political contract. It is the idea, promoted by Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, that, at some point in ...
NATO Exercise in Ukraine Coincided with MH-17 Shoot-down 2014 07 24 Rapid Trident was omitted from the flurry of coverage on the shoot-down MH-17.
From the U.S. Army in Europe website:
Rapid Trident supports interoperability among Ukraine, the United States, NATO and Partnership for Peace member nations. The exercise helps prepare participants to operate successfully in a joint, multinational, integrated environment with host-nation support from civil and governmental agencies. ...
Warning of ’imminent’ terror attack in Norway 2014 07 24 Norwegians were warned Thursday of the concrete possibility of a terror attack occurring in that country at the hands of people with connections to an extremist group in Syria.
A press conference was called in Oslo, Norway on Thursday where an announcement was made of a "possible concrete threat" to national security in that country from terrorists related to an extremist ...