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beta.themusiclab.org/ does citizen science to learn how the human mind creates & perceives music - great quizzes and games

"The paradox of the information age is that control of information means less and less, because information becomes commodified. Instead, the powerful in the information age control the scarcity: they control attention." hapgood.us/2019/02/04/attentio via: @mikecaulfield

"privacy, speech, intellectual freedom & the Internet do not always neatly dovetail, it is important to recognize they are also not in perpetual conflict either; it makes little sense to frame privacy & openness as a strictly zero-sum game." uwlopenaccess.edublogs.org/201 HT: @astrobri

Another fantastic resource for educators working with students on - @DoNotTrackDoc donottrack-doc.com/en/intro/ from @remixmanifesto

Full credit to the folks putting @GCcollab together - lots to learn there for instructional designers and edtech folk - wet-boew.github.io/wet-boew/in … + @RocketChat + @mediawiki + more

“We can engineer the context around a particular behaviour and force change that way… We are learning how to write the music, and then we let the music make them dance.” theguardian.com/technology/201

"By justifying the belief that for-profit systems are the best way to improve public life, it has helped turn the expression of individual experience into raw material that can be mined, processed, and sold." harpers.org/archive/2019/01/ma

powered Project Alias is designed as a completely open-source hardware/software solution for a world where big corporations have the ability to listen to us all the time." bjoernkarmann.dk/project_alias

Fascinating walkthru of hardware implants and the 2018 Bloomberg/Supermicro BMC story trmm.net/Modchips

Flowerchild: Filters of Mass Destruction .... the joy of discovering bizarre and quirky boutique filters soundemote.com/labs/flower-chi

Answer a few simple questions to get personalized online safety recommendations. securityplanner.org/#/ via: @citizenlab

"Nostalgia, I’m reminded, is profitable—it remains one of the easiest to execute and cheapest grifts of neoliberal culture." thebaffler.com/salvos/404-page

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