The experiments of Harry Harlow and his associates at the Primate Laboratory of the University of Wisconsin are described in the textbook Principles of General Psychology (1980 John Wiley and Sons)

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Reblogged from Not Even Sure Why

pleoros:

Magdalena Jetelova - Iceland, 1992

Necessity, the mother of invention.

Necessity, the mother of invention.

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Reblogged from Final Boss Form
art-blerchin:

Touch/sight interface for a social networking application on an augmented reality platform.
October 2010
Digital rendering

In light of the oculus rift announcement, some design fiction I put together a couple years ago.

art-blerchin:

Touch/sight interface for a social networking application on an augmented reality platform.

October 2010

Digital rendering

In light of the oculus rift announcement, some design fiction I put together a couple years ago.

Reblogged from Ben Lerchin
Automatic stabilizers are policies such as unemployment insurance and food assistance that maintain an income floor and security for people, which allows for more spending when an economy goes into a recession. This ability to boost purchasing power automatically is a major, effective response to a recession. These stabilizers, in turn, also decline automatically as the economy starts to recover. During 2009, while private charity collapsed, automatic stabilizers expanded rapidly, from 0.1 percent of GDP to 2.2 percent of GDP—or a number roughly akin to all charitable giving in the United States
When my daughter was about 10, my husband suddenly realized that in her whole life, she had probably not spent more than 10 minutes unsupervised by an adult. Not 10 minutes in 10 years.
emergentfutures:

Why venture capitalists are suddenly investing in news
Something curious is happening in the American news business.
Media organizations are hiring again. Promising young reporters are leaving stalwart publications for new newsrooms. And venture capitalists are pouring millions into nimble publishing startups. It’s a rare moment of optimism for an industry accustomed to doom and gloom.
Full Story: Quartz

emergentfutures:

Why venture capitalists are suddenly investing in news

Something curious is happening in the American news business.

Media organizations are hiring again. Promising young reporters are leaving stalwart publications for new newsrooms. And venture capitalists are pouring millions into nimble publishing startups. It’s a rare moment of optimism for an industry accustomed to doom and gloom.

Full Story: Quartz