Of cognitive surplus, and pigs in the digital age

Just a lighthearted reminder that, even if the lure of the connected digital world gets people to skimp on the Gilligan’s Island reruns, that doesn’t necessarily mean their replacement behaviors will be any more productive. They could instead bring an ever greater capacity for distraction and disengagement and slingshot precision.

Via niemanlab.org

Interesting article on how the Internet giveth and taketh it away. Our productivity, that is. Yeah, we all knew that, but this article gives out some interesting numbers.

Indian Open Standards policy finalized, with a major victory for the FOSS community Android will be using ext4 starting with Gingerbread