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Rindle | Workflow automation made simple.
"Powerful workflow automation for professionals. Rindle centralizes info from the apps you already use, so you can focus on your work."
workflow  gtd  productivity  tracking 
december 2016 by tsuomela
Online tracking: A 1-million-site measurement and analysis
"Online tracking: A 1-million-site measurement and analysis is the largest and most detailed measurement of online tracking to date. We measure stateful (cookie-based) and stateless (fingerprinting-based) tracking, the effect of browser privacy tools, and "cookie syncing". This measurement is made possible by our web measurement tool OpenWPM, a mature platform that enables fully automated web crawls using a full-fledged and instrumented browser."
research  online  internet  tracking  privacy  surveillance  browser 
may 2016 by tsuomela
Tracking the trackers: help us reveal the unseen world of cookies | Technology | guardian.co.uk
"Cookies and web trackers are constantly monitoring our online lives. But who are the big players tracking us? Help us to identify them and we'll reveal what they're doing with our data"
internet  marketing  business  privacy  tracker  tracking  technology  cookies  crowdsourcing  from delicious
april 2012 by tsuomela
The privacy arc - O'Reilly Radar
Mike Loukides argues that privacy worries are result of persisting attitudes from the 1950s atomization of modern society.
privacy  online  tracking  advertising  culture  data-mining  modernization  from delicious
march 2012 by tsuomela
BBC News - Why state surveys asked about bras and haddock
From bra ownership to television interference, the government has wanted to know some strange stuff about people in the UK. Now a history of social surveys reveals why.
surveys  history  country(GreatBritain)  statistics  state  government  polls  tracking  social  from delicious
january 2012 by tsuomela
Our data, ourselves - The Boston Globe
"What if privacy is keeping us from reaping the real benefits of the infosphere?"
data  privacy  lifeblog  health  tracking 
june 2011 by tsuomela
The Simple Software That Could -- but Probably Won't -- Change the Face of Writing - James Somers - Technology - The Atlantic
I have a few theories, but they all start with the fact that writing is fundamentally about the final draft. It's not like writing code, say, where recording one's every change is standard practice. (Ask any coder worth her salt whether she uses a "version control system." If she says "no," well, she's not worth her salt.)

That's because code is so fragile, and simple changes can propagate in complex and unpredictable ways. So it would be stupid not to keep old versions -- i.e., versions that worked -- close at hand.

Writing is different. A writer explores, and as he explores, he purposely forgets the way he came.
writing  technology-effects  cvs  tracking  change  software  technology 
december 2010 by tsuomela
OA tracking project - OAD
This is a cluster of lists and other information about the open access tracking project (OATP).
The OATP is a social tagging project to capture new OA developments comprehensively and in real time.
open-access  intellectual-property  tracking  projects  open 
september 2010 by tsuomela
Magma
tracks popular videos from many different sites.
video  aggregator  popular  viral  tracking  trend 
august 2009 by tsuomela

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