Cyberculture agenda: Instagram’s Justin Bieber Problem fixed… “Inside the Aaron Swartz Day hackathon…

How Instagram Solved Its Justin Bieber Problem Wired Top Stories by Cade Metz Back in the day, Bieber pics would receive so many “Likes” that they’d crash Instagram. Here’s how they fixed it. Inside the Aaron Swartz Day hackathon Newsweek Columnists: Christopher Dickey by Seung Lee Golden light flooded the room through the tall, stained windows all … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Most popular programming languages shift at Github

Most popular programming languages shift at Github Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza Driven by the web and Android, Javascript and Java reign. Ruby and C lose ground. PHP lumbers on, impervious. Somewhere in the distance, a Perl script barks mournfully. Wargames-style map shows ongoing internet attacks Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza The Norse Map is a Wargames-style … Read more

Literati roundup: “13 images that helped define the look of the electronic age…

Gallery: 13 images that helped define the look of the electronic age  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow A full-color, large-format exploration of the electronic age, INSIDE THE MACHINE explains the history of technology through over 150 images from magazines, industry pamphlets, and out-of-print books to showcase the powerful graphic and artistic representations of this burgeoning field. … Read more

:) New attack infects Macs in seconds – Cyberculture agenda:

New attack infects Macs in seconds, even without internet The Next Web by Abhimanyu Ghoshal Apple computers have always been touted as more secure than other PCs because their firmware couldn’t be penetrated. Unfortunately, that’s no longer true, as a newly created self-replicating worm has shown. Games, chat and personalized content: Ray Chan on the future of … Read more