Author Archives: Kevin Makice

About Kevin Makice

Impoverished Ph.D. candidate at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, and a research consultant with SociaLens. Also wrote a Twitter book.

Questions from Dorthea

Dorthea Nie, our eyes and ears in the future, released another video this morning (or whatever that translates to in her experience):¬† In it, she poses two big questions: What are we doing as a society that might create problems … Continue reading

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Our Future Hacker is Persistent

For the fourth time in past several weeks, a local YouTube member has awoken to a new video in their stream, one they didn’t create. The latest was discovered by Chris Eller (@ceeller) earlier today: Although the YouTube videos are … Continue reading

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Keep May 5th Open

Christian and I are ramping up the planning for our alternate reality game (ARG), Taming of the Butterfly. We’ve encountered a wrinkle we’re trying to iron out, but the big logistics are starting to be confirmed. For everyone who has … Continue reading

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Stranger and Stranger

Our hacker has struck again. At the end of last week, the Visit Bloomington group tweeted that an odd video had suddenly appeared in their YouTube account: Hacker video #3 (courtesty Visit Bloomington) This follows two other incidents where this … Continue reading

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Another Hack

Earlier this week, local techie and future host of TEDx Bloomington, Sarah Smith-Robins, found a video on her YouTube channel that shouldn’t have been there. This is clearly the work of the same person or group that got us earlier … Continue reading

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The ’80s and the ’40s

A couple of timely items popped up out of my information stream recently: a book, and a game. The blog GeekDad reviewed a book by David Sirota, Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live in … Continue reading

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