Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: internet

66 bookmarks tagged “internet

How I Got My Attention Back — by Craig Mod

craigmod.com/essays/how_i_got_my_attention_back/
There are a thousand beautiful ways to start the day that don’t begin with looking at your phone. And yet so few of us choose to do so. Technology is commanding our attention in infinite, insurmountable loops. A country trip off-grid helped me escape.

The Mystery of John Titor: Hoax or Time Traveler? - Pacific Standard

psmag.com/environment/the-mystery-of-john-titor-hoax-or-time-traveler-57001
A person named "John Titor" started posting on the Internet one day, claiming to be from the future and predicting the end of the world. Then he suddenly disappeared, never to be heard from again.

Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet | WIRED

wired.com/story/wikipedia-online-encyclopedia-best-place-internet/
People used to think the crowdsourced encyclopedia represented all that was wrong with the web. Now it's a beacon of so much that's right.

The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet – OneZero

onezero.medium.com/the-dark-forest-theory-of-the-internet-7dc3e68a7cb1
In his sci-fi trilogy The Three Body Problem, author Liu Cixin presents the dark forest theory of the universe. When we look out into space, the theory goes, we’re struck by its silence. It seems…