Secrets of the Little Blue Box →
theatlantic: givemesomethingtoread: In 1971, Slate columnist Ron Rosenbaum wrote an article for Esquire about a loose confederation of proto-hackers who built devices—little blue boxes—that could crack phone networks. According the New York Times obituary of Apple founder Steve Jobs, after reading Rosenbaum’s article, Jobs and his partner in founding Apple, Steve Wozniak, “collaborated on...
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.– (via crossettlibrary)
Internet 'may be changing brains' →
infoneer-pulse: Social network sites may be changing people’s brains as well as their social life, research suggests. Brain scans show a direct link between the number of Facebook friends a person has and the size of certain parts of their brain. It’s not clear whether using social networks boosts grey matter or if those with certain brain structures are good at making friends, say...
A History of Social Media →
hungryghoast: Starting from, yes, the 1950s.