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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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Pretty cool free course from Pixar.

https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/pixar
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This is how an AI might hire great programmers. Google's "secret" gamified recruiting method, hiring people before they even start to look. http://thehustle.co/the-secret-google-interview-that-landed-me-a-job 
If Google sees that you're searching for specific programming terms, they'll ask you to apply for a job. It's wild. Here's how it works.
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It is how +Daniel Suarez​'s Daemon would hire its staff.
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I love the way @JasonSilva quotes me with video exaltations. I say technology makes us more human. He says it best. http://youtu.be/WIR0nwhesGw
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Mindblowing! Thank you for sharing +Kevin Kelly​ would not have come about otherwise
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Fantastic video dissection of Bieber's new hit song (a la the pioneering podcast Song Exploder) and good points about good computer music.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/08/25/arts/music/justin-bieber-diplo-skrillex-make-a-hit-song.html?_r=0
“Where Are Ü Now” and electronic dance music helped Justin Bieber sing for grown-ups. A story of how music is made today.
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I'm doing a live AMA today on ProductHunt in a few hours (11amPST).  http://www.producthunt.com/live/kevin-kelly 
Product Hunt is a curation of the best new products, every day. Discover the latest mobile apps, websites, and technology products that everyone's talking about.
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Tomorrow over at ProductHunt Live (at 11am PST), I'm talking about my favorite things and taking AMA questions Sign up for a reminder here:. Http://www.producthunt.com/live/kevin-kelly
Product Hunt is a curation of the best new products, every day. Discover the latest mobile apps, websites, and technology products that everyone's talking about.
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Technically very cool and sweet.
 
[Throwing a torch in Virtual Reality] 
This seems like a bigger achievement than it looks : Two guys basically blindfolded, using a digital representation as their basis of motor functions like throwing/catching. Pretty wicked.

The speed of the calculations occuring here is absolutely mind-blowing.
Person A starts to move arm - computer A sends information displaying arm movements and torch location. computer B receives the information and displays it for Person B. All fast enough for Person B to actually physically catch the torch. The simulated times and distances and RL times and distances have to be within an extremely low margin to successfully catch a thrown object.
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This is impressive. I can feel the heat of all those overclocked machines from here.
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The Silver Cord, Co-authored by Steve Masseroni and myself, will officially be translated into Chinese. This is an amazing achievement. We are grateful to the nearly 1000 Chinese fans who backed the campaign.

Raising almost 300,000 Renminbi raised ($46,823.79), The SIlver Cord Chinese translation campaign bettered our US ‪#‎Kickstarter‬ campaign (which had 720 backers who pledged $42,723). Which means we have a bigger fan base in CHINA.

We are very thankful to Jiamin Zhao, CO-founder and CEO of http://www.yeeyan.org, who was the catalyst, and to Geoffrey Chen, founder and CEO of Zanshang Crowd Publishing for all their support http://www.zan-shang.com
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How to meet your future self in order to promote long-term thinking. http://switchandshift.com/4-ways-to-meet-your-future-self?
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Companies with primarily remote employees seem to be the pioneers in offering employee perks. http://blog.idonethis.com/remote-company-perks/
Remote company perks are better than ping pong and foosball. A new kind of perk is emerging, and remote companies are leading the way.
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Here is a link for my Chinese friends. Some notable Chinese sci-fi authors are supporting our fund for a Chinese edition of the Silver Cord. http://www.zan-shang.com/projects/55cc7945e4b065b27cf39486 
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本书由赞赏与译言网联合发起,全部回报由联合发起人译言网负责履行。 KK 致中国粉丝们的一封信 亲爱的中国粉丝们:   在过去的 12 年里,我一直在创作我的第一部小说——我想你们一定会喜欢它。这部漫画小说的名字叫做《The Silver Cord》。这是一个关于机器人能不能获得灵魂的故事。这里,我们说的不仅仅是智能,还有意识。如果机器人有了意识,它会有灵魂吗?它会分辨善恶吗?   我对那些声称能够灵魂出窍的人很感兴趣。他们自称外族(otherkin),相信他们的灵魂能离开肉体出游到一个精神世界。普通人——尤其是那些濒死之人——称这个灵魂之界为天使界。你可能听过他们描述在死去时会前往一条光的隧道。这就是银带(silver cord),也就是这本书的名字。   我想把这两个完全不同的世界融合到一个世界中,此前还未曾有过这样的尝试。我的世界是天使+机器人的世界。这是一个由大量微型机器人、黑客空间以及有意识的机器人所组成的科幻世界,同时也是一个有天使、道德和灵魂的世界。   这部漫画...
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Is the English version complete now? Where does that stand? I enjoyed the first half.
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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
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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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