Never ran across Kuriositas before, but glad I did. Lots of interesting posts.
Great article by David Carr in The New York Times about the tech loop that keeps people from TRULY interacting.
But even more remarkably, once the badge-decorated horde spilled into the halls or went to the hundreds of parties that mark the ritual, almost everyone walked or talked with one eye, or both, on a little screen. We were adjacent but essentially alone, texting and talking our way through what should have been a great chance to engage flesh-and-blood human beings.
The Guardian has a great quiz. Can you guess who said what?
This is great. Take a few minutes and go to Pine Point, N.W.T, Canada.
The New York Times health blog cites an alarming study from The Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
The latest findings, published this week in The Journal of the American College of Cardiology, indicate that the amount of leisure time spent sitting in front of a screen can have such an overwhelming, seemingly irreparable impact on one’s health that physical activity doesn’t produce much benefit.
Here’s to a great 2011! Thought I’d start off the year with some miscellaneous linkage …
- The best and worst brand identity redesigns of the year.
- Interesting NYC street art
- Best/worst memes of 2010
- Some interesting new blogs of 2010
- 50 “best” albums of 2010 (I do not like “best” lists, but this one is worth a look, I think.)