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Ann Wuyts
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How user's password logic and patterns (what we use to remember them, or because we are lazy) makes them such more easy to crack. Worth watching not just for development and testers, but also designers. As after all, we're the ones guiding folks through the sign up flows. #ux #security

( +Waldo Janssens might enjoy both the content & presenter's style? ;))
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Some great use of the #NAO robot to teach kids everything from programming to working out!
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An impressing shortlist again this year! All winners as it comes to making data understandable & thus usefull. Some great examples of storytelling with data as well. :)
It was no easy task, to hand-pick the best among so many great entries, but the shortlist for the 2015 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards is finally live.
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Odd move from Reuters. It won't fix the 'cheating' issue, and it won't be much faster than RAW.
Reuters has banned its freelance photographers from submitting images that were shot and processed in their camera's RAW format, PetaPixel has confirmed. RAW is often used by pro and enthusiast...
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Jpeg images are highly processed from "raw" sensor data by the camera in any case. But cropping is clearly a no-no by a news photographer. That's the editors job. 
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Where does our concept of 'being online/offline' come from? The etymology of the online/offline dichotomy goes back to being an indicator of whether or not a city, factory, or mine was accessible by a particular train line. What does that mean for our digital world? Sunday is such a great day to read up on First Mondays! ;) #cyberculture
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I like how "let's take this offline" is still shorthand in a meeting or telecon for "let's discuss this afterwards" despite the fact that (a) you may not have been online during the meeting and (b) you are almost certainly going to be online when you discuss it. It's really from the days when "line" = "phone line".
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Too good not to share. Patent war about applying haptic feedback in the .xxx domain. :p
 
Teledildonics startups are being sued by a patent troll, one of those profiteers who buy patents to extort money from technology companies. Now the open-source sex tech company +Comingle is crowdsourcing a list of prior art -- publicly available information that challenges the patent's claim to originality -- and the effort is laying before us many forgotten first steps in the realm of sexual innovation. In this video, Kirk Woolford and Stahl Stenslie chronicle remote sexual stimulation as made possible by 1993 technology: 
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"We do not believe the Hype." I can think of no better way to kick off the Internet of Things Design Manifesto. Focus on privacy, transparency, security and being useful. Anything you feel they left out of the #iotmanifesto  v1.0 that ought to be in there? 

#iot   #privacy   #design  
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Having worked with some of the original Burton photographs, I must say the colourisations of his shots are utterly amazing. Almost like being there when KV 62 was discovered. (Gallery at the end of the post, +Tom Voute​) So hoping for Nefertiti, but then how could it have gone unnoticed for such a long time...
A British Egyptologist has found new evidence suggesting the death mask of ancient Egyptian king Tutankhamun was not made for him – in fact, it was made for his stepmother, Queen Nefertiti. Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves told Egyptian news service Ahram Online the famous gold death mask of Tutankhamun was in fact never intended for him.
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It doesn't look like the famous bust 👤 of her though. Otherwise cool story 
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I just ordered 68x68cm lambda print goat for my #ikeahack kitchen vitrine project.

Cabinet: Ikea
Paint: Chalkboard Matt (done, 3 layers)
Goat: Ordered (ordered)

Remaining: pick up goat, assembly, attach to wall

Below a quick mockup to test the crop on the goat. I'm so looking forward to the end result.

<-- origial IKEA Goat version ->
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+Hans Vandeveire​ That's the benefit of finding a Greek goat & only taking its picture home. (Although the owner of the remote little tavern that came with the pot of herbs might have appreciated us taking the goat too :P)
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Stellar post from the +Carnegie Mellon University on Learning Analytic Ethics. At the one hand, educational institutions are obliged to increase the effectiveness of learning - so they can not NOT mine data. One the other hand, students must be able to opt out (or not opt in), and institutions should better protect student's privacy.
Data mining is a powerful tool being used by educational institutions to support student success, but often students do not know what data are being
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Beautiful tale of how an old men deals with annoying (and un-understanding) smart things imposed upon him. As +Tine Peeters & +pieter lesage pointed out: they don't fix the root causes, but are just annoying reminders that these exists. #notificationhell
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Brilliant.
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How to spot the 'lies' in badly made maps. (Or, well.. depending on how you read it it could also be how to make sure your visualization gets your point across .) Regardless, an interesting read on common-made map and data visualization mistakes. #dataliteracy #visualisation  
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  • Collibra
    UX & Visual Design, 2015 - present
  • Sentiance (previously Argus Labs)
    Customer Experience & UX, 2015 - 2015
  • Argus Labs
    Head of Creative & UX, 2012 - 2015
  • Rezzable Productions
    Community & Design, 2008 - 2012
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Vint Falken, Ann Wuyts, Iphimeda, vintagedept
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Twenty-something .be girl living in (<strike>London</strike>) Belgium. Two plants. Two cameras. Eight pair of boots. One boyfriend.

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  • Film & dSLR photography
  • Digital & social media, Drupal, SEO and web-design, usability, 'gamification' and (semi) educational games.
  • Photoshop trickery, illustrator vector tips and general pixel-oriented posts. 
  • Metaverse, virtual worlds, augmented reality and 3D web news, opinions and analyses beyond 'what's the latest hair and shoe fashion'. 
  • Good sci-fi and fantasy, mainly books but also the occasional board game _excluding_ all mentions of vampires, except for Vampire: The Masquerade and some True Blood
  • Architect Shadow Cities tactics for Greater London :)
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Music and our daily routine – Solve for Interesting
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One of the companies I'll be talking to about music and data is Saavn. They're a huge streaming service in India, growing their user base gl

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It's silly. It seems pointless. But here's the thing: Yo offers a glimpse of how our phones are going to start working more and more in the

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Today’s Apps Are Turning Us Into Sociopaths | Opinion | WIRED
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We’re observing the emergence of tech that doesn’t just augment our intellect and lives, but is now beginning to automate and outsource our

Ondernemers: mik op Mars
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Dat we in België geen Googles hebben ligt aan het ondernemersonvriendelijke klimaat. Maar ook aan ons. ‘Met een calimerocomplex groter dan o

If This Toaster Could Talk
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Narratives in the age of the smart object

Human beings do not have an instinct for war – David Barash – Aeon
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Many evolutionists believe that humans have a drive for waging war. But they are wrong and the idea is dangerous

NU.nl wil niet weten of u naar de hoeren gaat
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Hoogleraar Bart Jacobs stelt in een interview met Surf Magazine dat NU.nl informatie van app-gebruikers opslaat. Een aantal blogs nam dit be

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Secure Shell
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Terminal emulator and SSH client.

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The UK website for digital health, quantified self and other life hacks.

Het lettertype dat de NSA niet kan lezen
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Guardian Android app: being open about permissions
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Like many apps, the Guardian Android app requests a number of permissions when you install it. Here's the full list and why we request each

MTV under the thumb
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Is Microsoft going too far ahead?
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It seems that Microsoft wanted to take the lead for a change in the technology landscape, not a bad idea. However they've put a lot of their

Big Data: Privacy, Technology and the Law [Download] - SogetiLabs
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To organizations, the Big Data opportunities are ubiquitous. But consumers and citizens are often kept in the dark on what organizations are

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All the information you need to find the best Nerdy Day Trips

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Run a free website speed test from around the globe using real browsers at consumer connection speeds with detailed optimization recommendat

Replies and more for Google+ - Chrome Web Store
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Adds reply and reply-to-author buttons to Google+ comments and a number of other enhancements.

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