We’re always being sent or wandering across some wonderful culturally attuned links. Alas, we have no place to put them. Ah, yes! Time for a new category. Hey planners? This new link dump is just for you. Got a link to share? Send it to superspyin at gmail dot com.
– Britain’s big brother CCTV cameras have accidentally collected massive amounts of data on how people behave when violence is in the air. (link)
– The biological implications of â€˜social networking.’ (PDF)
– Can African-Americans find their voice in cyberspace?: A conversation with Dayna Cunningham and Henry Jenkins. (link)
– Microsoft imagines the future (again). This time, the company fast forwards to 2019. (link)
– A completely unscientific (yet accurate) look at social sites. (link)
– Dmitry Orlov on the social collapse best practices in the video above. He’s charmingly awkward. Skip to 4 minutes and get right in the good stuff.
– Researchers at the University of California, Davis, mapped the brain activity of a group of students listening to music, and found that the region of the brain that supports and retrieves memories is also a hub linking memories, emotion, and familiar music. (link)