G. Jack King, former NACDL Public Affairs Director, destroys Jim Sensenbrenner’s attempt to distance himself from the NSA’s recent data collection scandal by claiming that the PATRIOT Act didn’t authorize such broad data collection:
“A Disingenuous Sensenbrenner”
"I’m not a cyborg (yet) so I can’t be sure, but I suspect the effect is more the opposite: alienating you from the direct bodily experiences you already have by turning them into technological interfaces to be manipulated. "
Zuckerberg did that for two reasons: First, to buy his company time to build a proper OS that will come to us in dribs and drabs and then will wash over us suddenly, like a riptide. And secondly, to convince people that ”Home” is just like any other app. Unfortunately, Facebook’s Home is not as benign as that.
Facebook has only one goal in order to succeed as a business — keep eyeballs on Facebook and away from the real Internet, which is dominated by Google, including Google Search, Gmail, YouTube and, increasingly, Google .
Recon 2 allows biomedical researchers to study the human metabolic network with more precision than was ever previously possible. This is essential to understanding where and how specific metabolic pathways go off track to create disease,” said Bernhard Palsson, Galletti Professor of Bioengineering at UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.