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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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Yea! The audible version of my new book will be available the same time as the print version. Pre-order link is here: http://www.audible.com/pd/Business/The-Inevitable-Audiobook/B01EB3PMYK/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl?qid=1462458874&sr=1-1
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Pretty cool effect: using neural nets to stylize imagery. Pick your style.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQk_Sfl7kSc
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Paintings came to life. Its real good work.
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Chase Jarvis is a creative teacher. I joined him and his friends offering actionable lessons. http://buff.ly/1SVuhLo #30DaysofGenius 
There's a common misconception that artists have a monopoly on creativity. But the very act of making something - shooting a photograph, designing a product, thinking critically, or building a business - is a creative one. These small actions come from our unique inner impulse to create.This is what Richard Branson, Jared Leto and Arianna Huffington have in common. This is what makes Brené Brown, Tim Ferriss and Mark Cuban successful. They're all...
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Continuing on the spring theme...it's finally green in California. It hasn't been this lush in years. Here is our little cove down the street, Rockaway Beach. I can feel the life force.
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+Veronica Love I am at Ghana too, where are you?
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Our little corner of the world is in bloom! Mori Point, Pacifica, blazes with wildflowers after a good set of winter rains.
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Amazing nature 
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Extremely fine gesture control via micro radar chipa. This is input device after keyboards. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QNiZfSsPc0
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Wheres the list of things we would be able to do with it ?
I need to be completely amazed.
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Last month I spent 10 days in Kerala, India, tracking temple elephant processions. Lot's of elephants, lots of color, lots of heat, lots of music, lots of people. It was a memorable experience. At some of the festivals I was the only tourist. My usual caveat applies: my images do not represent what it looks like on average; although in this case, these pictures are more representative than usual.

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Nice Photographs. I am from Kerala.
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The local newspaper in Kerela, India shot me photographing the devilish Kaali avatar in a festival near Thrissur. Kaali chases you (me too), and scares everyone.
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Kaali: All year round ppl scare me. So once a year i go n scare thm. 
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I got an email from God. WIth instructions. But it is possible it is not from God.
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Just reply god with bill gates email id. N send spelling correction from immediatelly to immediately. 
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Cute alert. I took a moment this spring to check our bushes. Found hummingbird nest -- with eggs!
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Yum. Ahem.. I mean beautiful.
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I spent months researching virtual reality, what it means and how real it is right now. My report is now the cover story for Wired. http://www.wired.com/2016/04/magic-leap-vr/ …
Virtual reality is posed to become a fundamental technology, and outfits like Magic Leap have an opportunity to become some of the largest companies ever.
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Why can't we stick with the "augmented reality" terminology? Is a billion in VC money going into over heated marketing again?
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Excellent short video of Microsoft's new telepresence using its Hololens. The set up is still expensive, but the effect is real. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d59O6cfaM0
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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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  • 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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Cryptolocker Thieves Likely Making 'Millions' As Bitcoin Breaks $1,000
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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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Mark Zuckerberg, the Hacker Way and the Art of the Founder’s Letter
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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...