By law, coastal policy in North Carolina will not incorporate the latest scientific predictions of sea level rises. Here's the key sentence in ABC's report:
A projection map showing land along the coast underwater would place the permits of many planned development projects in jeopardy.
The amazing thing about it is how this real estate has political system requirements for its investors. Just imagine communities of people who deny not only the human agency involved in climate change, but its very existence. [via Reddit]
Tristan Harris was Google’s “Design Ethicist” where he studied how design choices directly affect people’s behavior in conscious and unconscious ways. He’s also a practicing magician! As he says, “Magicians start by looking for blind spots, edges, vulnerabilities and limits of people’s perception, so they can influence what people do without them even realizing it.” […]
Watch this (please, the whole thing). Its title is “The Present,” and it’s a gift to you from Jacob Frey.
Commanding two thirds or so of the browser market, Google’s decision to turn off Adobe Flash by default in Chrome before 2017 seems like the end of an era that’s always said to be ending. Later this year we plan to change how Chromium hints to websites about the presence of Flash Player, by changing […]
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Jared Sinclair developed the RSS reader app Unread, which made $10,000 in its first 24 hours on the iOS market. And we’ve all heard the story of Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen, whose creation was reportedly earning $50,000 a day at the height of its 2013 explosion. While those are rare examples, they’re also testament to the […]