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Kevin Kelly
Works at KK* — I write about the culture of technology. I'm an off-the-chart optimist. Currently Senior Maverick at Wired magazine. Publisher of the daily review of Cool Tools. Resident philosopher at the Technium.
Attended Westfield High School
Lives in Pacifica, CA
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Quantified Self and science.
 
Don Norman being intervened by Susannah Fox on user-centered Design in digital health at Quantified Self Public Health conference at Calit2's Qualcomm Institute today.

Funded be the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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Hey, our jet packs are here!
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Yes, Kevin and there in Dubai, awesome !!!!
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A really good article on the emerging role of computers in mathematical proofs. http://nautil.us/issue/24/error/in-mathematics-mistakes-arent-what-they-used-to-be

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Vladimir Voevodsky had no sooner sat himself down at the sparkling table, set for a dinner party at the illustrious Institute for…
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You're welcome, +Kevin Kelly!
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Silver Cord got a great rave review in Boing Boing. I agree with Mark: the story is a wild ride. http://boingboing.net/2015/05/08/the-silver-cord.html
This wild techno-spiritual epic imagines a world where robots have souls
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Just started my 11 yr old on it! I enjoyed it. Matches some of my meditative experiences ;)
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As Oscar Wilde once said, "The truth is never pure and rarely simple." Fair enough: Here are our Top 100 Documentaries of All Time.
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Wow, great list. Happy to see many of my favorites on it. Thanks.
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Return of the analog. Mark Frauenfelder​ and Carla Sinclair and I are gather the best physical toys, games and puzzles. You know fun stuff made of atoms. And we still have a prize for the random person finding our hidden word. Enjoy! http://winkfun.net/
Recommendations of the best games, toys, puzzles, kits, and other fun stuff
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With google nothing stays hidden for long ;)
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The high school yearbook is one way to leave your final mark on the class that you’ve been with for years. Graduating seniors also know that, by the end of the year, they’re just ready to get the heck out of there. And as you can see from the people...
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I remember one kid in our class who waded out in to the lake to take his senior photo.
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Cardboard and crumpled newsprint make a formidable giant robot at yesterday's MakerFaire. This event gets better every year.
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It was great...highly recommended for getting your geek on! 
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If you are going to mess with VC funders, this long profile of Marc Andreessen will reveal a lot of the inner workings behind the "logic" of VCs.  It is long but worth it.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/05/18/tomorrows-advance-man
At his firm, Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capitalist routinely lays out “what will happen in the next ten, twenty, thirty years.” Credit Photograph by Joe Pugliese
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^ Did that really need to be noted?

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Andreessen is forty-three years old and six feet five inches tall, with a cranium so large, bald, and oblong that you can’t help but think of words like “jumbo” and “Grade A.” 
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Finding a place for images to live so they can be instantly available is a recurring scale challenge for Facebook.
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Blurring reality. Cheaters inside video game are executed inside video game. http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/may/08/video-game-execution-guild-wars-2-arena-net
A character in the fantasy adventure game Guild Wars 2 was stripped and thrown to his death after using a third party tool to access valuable properties
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Wow. I would've expected the character to just get banned. 325,000 is a lot.
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  • KK* — I write about the culture of technology. I'm an off-the-chart optimist. Currently Senior Maverick at Wired magazine. Publisher of the daily review of Cool Tools. Resident philosopher at the Technium.
    Editor, Author, Amateur Philosopher, 2000 - present
  • Wired
    Executive Editor, 1992 - 1999
  • Whole Earth Catalog
    Editor, Publisher, 1984 - 1990
  • Bell Helicopter Textron
    Editor, 1978 - 1979
  • University of Georgia
    Lab Assistant, 1982 - 1984
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I am Senior Maverick at Wired magazine. I helped launch Wired in 1993, and served as its Executive Editor until January 1999. I am currently editor and publisher of the popular Cool Tools, True Film, and Street Use websites. From 1984-1990 I was publisher and editor of the Whole Earth Review, a journal of unorthodox technical news. I co-founded the ongoing Hackers' Conference, and was involved with the launch of the WELL, a pioneering online service started in 1985. I authored the best-selling "New Rules for the New Economy," and the classic book on decentralized emergent systems, "Out of Control." I co-founded the All Species Inventory, a taxonmic initiative to catalog all the species on Earth. I am also a charter board member of the Long Now Foundation which is building a monumental clock to tick for 10,000 years.
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The Rise of Twitter Bots
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The ease of crafting bots has created fertile ground for such automated shenanigans as proving our susceptibility to certain typos.

Cryptolocker Thieves Likely Making 'Millions' As Bitcoin Breaks $1,000
www.forbes.com

A dreaded new form of malware that encrypts files and demands a ransom in Bitcoin has affected thousands of people in the U.K., and is sprea

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Fever Dream of a Guilt-Ridden Gadget Reporter
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I trudge past several million dollars worth of 3DTVs, looking for a good place to take a shit. The toilets are all filthy. CES attendees are

Mark Zuckerberg, the Hacker Way and the Art of the Founder’s Letter
www.wired.com

For a founder of a highly touted Internet company undertaking an IPO, the “Letter to Shareholders” in the S-1 prospectus has become a ra...