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  1. May 2019
    1. And crucially, the documents show that much of the firing process is automated.

      If you don't work like a robot, then you get fired by a robot. Is that irony, or what?

    1. But many commercial companies also want AR products that are locked in a specific place for customers as they walk through a city.

      Every new technology seems to be invented/advanced nowadays for commercial purposes. Anything else is either secondary or neglected in priority list.

    2. This kind of accuracy will anchor AR to the world better than is possible with GPS or other technologies—making it far more impressive and versatile.

      And a little scary if I may add. Some people already have issues with basic Google Map technology, this new AR could take things to a "paranoid" level for those people. I'm not sure about the overall reaction if this gets implemented.

  2. Feb 2019
    1. "pass the f-cking butter” .

      How do we know this does not mean "How was your day?" on the ship he worked at? Perhaps, that's the way they greeted each other: "Pass the F-ing butter, Jack! This is a great day!"

    1. What’s gone from the internet, after all, isn’t “truth,” but trust: the sense that the people and things we encounter are what they represent themselves to be.

      This is a very important statement. People are basically recreating themselves within this digital world in the image of what they wish to be but unfortunately cannot be in the real world. We used to fear anonymity. It's actually the public deception which we should be afraid of the most.

  3. Oct 2018
    1. merely lifting my voice to tell you these things is an act of trust, of faith in your ability to understand

      We do not see the reader on the other side of the text. We only do our best to convey our emotions through writing and trust that the reader senses them.