Ghost ships, crop circles, and soft gold: A GPS mystery in Shanghai – MIT Technology Review Cargo ships in Shanghai are disappearing and popping up in strange locations forming circles. Is it criminal activity to avoid detection by Chinese government or military experiments interfering with the GPS-system. Warfare or criminal activity today is vastly different from what it is used to be. This is a great and scary example of how vulnerable we are when new infrastructure, like when the GPS-system is hacked or spoofed.
Max Martin, the powerhouse of pure pop – The Guardian 75 top 10 Billboard singles, 22 No1 singles, third best ever, only beaten by Paul McCartney and John Lennon. This story has been written many times, but can’t be told enough times. The impact Max Martin has had on modern music is impressive to say the least. A shy, non-diva that genuinely seem to be a nice guy.
What Mongolian Nomads Can Teach Us About the Digital Future – Wired People who pack up and transport their house twice a year become choosy about their possessions. Kevin Kelly from the Wired recently traveled among the nomads of Mongolia for two weeks and had a chance to inspect their belongings. He was there to photograph their traditional practices, which were more intact than he expected.