My contributions to Google Maps passed 100M views. Here are the top 10 viewed places

I am a hidden Google Maps influencer (!). I save places to see, visit them, upload pictures, and sometimes write reviews. Here are my ten most viewed pictures there. On the top left-hand side, you can see the place names.   From Google Local Guides is a program by Google that allows users to … Read more

So far, the weirdest political conspiracy about #PokemonGo comes from Turkey:

  #Turkey Conservative Ülke TV suggests "a new set of #Gezi protests could be organised using #PokemonGo" — Seref Isler (@seref_i) July 14, 2016 Turkey’s health ministry warns against Pokémon hunting at noon Turkey’s Health Ministry has warned against playing Pokémon Go between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., as long exposure to the hot sun … Read more

Niklas Femerstrand: Sweden Kidnapped My Friend… a cyberculture roundup…

Pirate Bay Co-Founder Lands In Sweden, Immediately Charged By Police from TorrentFreak by enigmax Sweden Kidnapped My Friend, Pirate Bay Co-Founder Anakata from TorrentFreak by Guest This is a guest post by researcher, hacker and political activist Niklas Femerstrand. He is involved in projects that include software development for micropayment service Flattr, cryptography and general … Read more

Google show yesterday…and a cyberculture roundup..

Nexus Q media streaming ball from Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza   Google Gives Apple a Lesson in Showmanship by Chris Taylor It?s Not an Entertainment Gadget, It?s Google’s Bid to Control the Future from Wired Top Stories by Fred Vogelstein Google’s Nexus Q is not just a gleaming, consumer electronics device. It’s also Google’s … Read more

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