a walk in the city

Adventures, technology, scifi, and Sunday.
It’s amazing how much fun the Cardboard VR system is.  (at Fast Forward Labs)
It’s amazing how much fun the Cardboard VR system is.  (at Fast Forward Labs)

It’s amazing how much fun the Cardboard VR system is. (at Fast Forward Labs)

(1) People who write low quality posts are more likely to write again when they get negative attention. Furthermore, the quality of their posts deteriorates. This goes beyond the simple adage that you shouldn’t feed the trolls by giving them attention. The evidence suggests that negative feedback can perhaps actually create trolls. It also suggests that people getting negative feedback are more likely to give others negative feedback, too, spreading the infection.

(2) People who write high quality posts are encouraged by positive attention to write more. However, they aren’t as encouraged by positive attention as bad posters are by negative attention. Furthermore, the quality of their posts does not go up. Broadly speaking, encouragement doesn’t seem particularly effective.
Tagged: #trolls #internet

Tableau Conference 2014 pillows.

I always stop and peak at Grand Central when I’m passing by.  (at Grand Central Terminal)
I always stop and peak at Grand Central when I’m passing by.  (at Grand Central Terminal)

I always stop and peak at Grand Central when I’m passing by. (at Grand Central Terminal)

gbattle:

"What the heck is electronic mail?"

Today’s version is “What the heck is the cloud?”
gbattle:

"What the heck is electronic mail?"

Today’s version is “What the heck is the cloud?”
gbattle:

"What the heck is electronic mail?"

Today’s version is “What the heck is the cloud?”

gbattle:

"What the heck is electronic mail?"

Today’s version is “What the heck is the cloud?”

Tagged: #ad
Burning balsa man.
Burning balsa man.

Burning balsa man.

museumbot:

EarringThe Metropolitan Museum of Art

This just looks like a grumpy frog squatting on some balls to me.
museumbot:

EarringThe Metropolitan Museum of Art

This just looks like a grumpy frog squatting on some balls to me.

museumbot:

Earring

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This just looks like a grumpy frog squatting on some balls to me.

The University of Vermont Storylab group has added a tool to their hedonometer, which generates a plot of the happiness of a novel from the language in the text. 
Here’s the link for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
The University of Vermont Storylab group has added a tool to their hedonometer, which generates a plot of the happiness of a novel from the language in the text. 
Here’s the link for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

The University of Vermont Storylab group has added a tool to their hedonometer, which generates a plot of the happiness of a novel from the language in the text. 

Here’s the link for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Very nerdtastic ridiculous diagram or most nerdtastic ridiculous diagram?
Very nerdtastic ridiculous diagram or most nerdtastic ridiculous diagram?

Very nerdtastic ridiculous diagram or most nerdtastic ridiculous diagram?