Tumblr has transformed into a brand-safe zombie of its former self Paid Members Public
An interview with a Verizon suit makes it clear that Tumblr is a hollow shell of what it once was. What does this say for the experimentation the web once offered?
Obligatory #gamergate post Paid Members Public
Seriously abbreviated version of the #gamergate mess: A bunch of predominantly male gamers are using “concerns about the ethics of games journalism” as a shield for a series of deeply misogynistic attacks [http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/ampp3d/so-gamergate-just-women-seem-4508850] on prominent women developers [http://www.xojane.com/it-happened-to-me/brianna-wu-gamergate]
Lunchtime viewing: Selfie Paid Members Public
A sobering look at the potential downsides of the Selfie culture…
Aral on identity, privacy and app.net Paid Members Public
Liveblog of Aral’s talk at Hacks/Hackers Brighton: * * ## [Aral Balkan](http://www.breakingthin.gs)He’s going to talk to us about identity and privacy. He’s an experience designer. He makes things for people – mainly virtual products, his focus is on the human side of things. [https://i0.
#dConstruct - Time and Relative Devices in Space Paid Members Public
[![Matthew Sheret](https://i1.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2011/09/IMG_9289-Version-2-thumb-520x346-2050.jpg?resize=520%2C346)](http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2011/09/IMG_9289 - Version 2-2050.html)My intuition suggests that [Matthew Sheret](http://matthewsheret.com/) is a *Doctor Who* fan…We take
The Paywalled Times: An Online Private Members' Club? Paid Members Public
And so it begins. After a launch event last night (which was invited to but was unable to attend, alas), *[The Times](http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/)* and *[The Sunday Times](http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/)* have begun the four week transition to their new online model.