Coucou, j’ai inventé l’ordinateur et j’aime pas boire mon café seul.
via @louije (twitter)
Assez rigolo, comme situation... (Pour ceux qui sont très premier degré, R.Kirsch n’a pas vraiment inventé l’ordinateur)
Non Hover | Trent Walton
Elements that rely only on mousemove, mouseover, mouseout or the CSS pseudo-class :hover may not always behave as expected on a touch-screen device such as iPad or iPhone.
Why Marxism is on the rise again | World news | The Guardian
Un article qui a beaucoup tourné depuis 10 jours et dont je n’ai pas lu les 1142 commentaires
This chimes with something Rancière told me. The professor argued that “one thing about Marxist thought that remains solid is class struggle. The disappearance of our factories, that’s to say de-industrialisation of our countries and the outsourcing of industrial work to the countries where labour is less expensive and more docile, what else is this other than an act in the class struggle by the ruling bourgeoisie?”
There’s another reason why Marxism has something to teach us as we struggle through economic depression, other than its analysis of class struggle. It is in its analysis of economic crisis. In his formidable new tome Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism http://www.versobooks.com/books/1114-less-than-nothing , Slavoj Žižek tries to apply Marxist thought on economic crises to what we’re enduring right now. Žižek considers the fundamental class antagonism to be between “use value” and “exchange value”.
Apple’s Chinese iPhone plants employ forced interns, claim campaigners | Technology | The Guardian
Apple’s factories in China are employing tens of thousands of students, some of them on forced internships, according to campaigners lobbying for better labour conditions at Foxconn plants, which assemble iPhones. Some students could be as young as 16.[...]
But campaigners have accused Apple, Foxconn and the Fair Labor Association (FLA), a charitable organisation that carried out the audit published on Friday, of ignoring the issue of forced internships, where students are told they will not graduate unless they spend months working on production lines during holidays.
Apple’s factories in China are breaking employment laws, audit finds | Technology | The Guardian
An audit of Apple’s Chinese factories details “serious and pressing” concerns over excessive working hours, unpaid overtime, health and safety failings, and management interference in trade unions.
In the most detailed public investigation yet into conditions at Foxconn factories in China, which assemble millions of iPhones and iPads each year, the independent Fair Labor Association found that more than half of employees had worked 11 days or more without rest.
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Zero Geography: Geographies of the World’s Knowledge - ebook now available for tablets
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Geographies of the World’s Knowledge - ebook now available for tablets
Our booklet, “Geographies of the World’s Knowledge” is now available for iPads from Apple’s iTunes store. The publication is free and is optimised for tablet viewing (we’ve included lots of cool interactive features). If you have a tablet, I highly recommend you check it out!
If you don’t, you can always download our PDF version in both English and German.
j’ai l’impression que pour le pdf l’adresse est plutôt http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/publications/convoco_geographies_en.pdf celle que tu donnes ne marche pas chez moi
Apple’s iPad and the Human Costs for Workers in China (NYTimes.com)
In the last decade, Apple has become one of the mightiest, richest and most successful companies in the world, in part by mastering global manufacturing. Apple and its high-technology peers — as well as dozens of other American industries — have achieved a pace of innovation nearly unmatched in modern history. However, the workers assembling iPhones, iPads and other devices often labor in harsh conditions, according to employees inside those plants, worker advocates and documents published by companies themselves. Problems are as varied as onerous work environments and serious — sometimes deadly — safety problems. (...) Source: NYTimes.com
#Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class
Apple’s executives believe the vast scale of overseas factories as well as the flexibility, diligence and industrial skills of foreign workers have so outpaced their American counterparts that “Made in the U.S.A.” is no longer a viable option for most Apple products.
Cameras May Open Up the Board Room to Hackers
Businesses collectively spend billions of dollars each year beefing up security on their computer systems and employee laptops. They agonize over the confidential information that employees send to their Gmail and Dropbox accounts and store on their iPads and smartphones. But rarely do they give much thought to the ease with which anyone can penetrate a videoconference room where their most guarded trade secrets are openly discussed.
Your iPhone Was Built, In Part, By 13 Year-Olds Working 16 Hours A Day For 70 Cents An Hour - Business Insider
We love our iPhones and iPads.
We love the prices of our iPhones and iPads.
We love the super-high profit margins of Apple, Inc., the maker of our iPhones and iPads.
And that’s why it’s disconcerting to remember that the low prices of our iPhones and iPads — and the super-high profit margins of Apple — are only possible because our iPhones and iPads are made with labor practices that would be illegal in the United States.
OnLive to Stream Full PC Capability to Your iPad
he company OnLive has revealed a new iPad app that allows iPad owners to stream a full Windows 7 PC straight onto their tablet. Using similar technology that allowed them to make the iPad gaming app that allowed gamers to play full AAA console games on their iPads, Onlive has now given tablet owners access to a full PC.
How the #iPad 2 Became My Favorite Computer
Avec le #clavier USB ZaggFolio ça rox
A Magazine is an iPad That Doesn’t Work — Imprint-The Online Community for Graphic Designers
This has ben flying around the interwebs all day: a baby who’s confused that she can’t get a magazine to work like an iPad. On the one hand: yes, it’s fascinating that she thinks a magazine should work the other way. On the other: this is totally unscientific. what if she’d been taught magazines first and iPads second? Would she then think an iPad is a weird magazine?
alors, les #negawatts, ça pourrait exister ?
something shocking is happening to demand for electricity in the Age of the Gadget: It’s leveling off.
Over the next decade, experts expect residential power use to fall
Power demand from US homes is falling - BusinessWeek
Apple removes ’Third Palestinian Intifada’ app at Israel’s request - Haaretz
Computer giant Apple removed an application called the “The Third Palestinian Intifada” from its App Store for iPads and iPhones, CNN reported Thursday.
Earlier this week the company had authorized an application, which updates users on upcoming protests, features articles critical of Israel and pictures of martyrs.
Yuli Edelstein, Minister of Public Affairs and the Diaspora, who recently successfully lobbied to remove a Facebook page of the same name, sent a letter to Apple founder Steve Jobs called on Apple to carry out the “immediate removal” of the application, “and thus continue the tradition of Apple applications dedicated to purely entertainment and informative purposes and not serve as an instrument for incitement to violence.”
UNIFIL donates iPads, other equipment to army
The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon donated Thursday communication equipment to the Lebanese Army command in south Lebanon, as part of the ongoing cooperation between the two sides under U.N. Resolution 1701.
The donation, which consisted of 15 iPads and other equipment, is part of a project dubbed “INFO SHARING,” which is aimed at promoting logistics operations between the army and the peacekeeping forces.
The equipment was given to the Lebanese Army by the Civil-Military Italian cooperation officer, Brig. Gaetano Catalano, during a ceremony at the army command headquarters of the Litani region.
Le plus drôle, c’est que cette invraisemblable générosité internationale a fait l’objet d’une « cérémonie ». Sérieux.
Orbital Content | A List Apart
réflexion intéressante pour #seenthis
The API of you
In the traditional business model, consumers vote with their dollars. If they like something, they buy it. If not, they don’t. In the orbital content model, users vote with their content. If an app offers something interesting, they’ll share their content with it. If not, they won’t. Because the content is in orbit around the users, they directly determine who has access to it. Applications will no longer ask for our credentials to other services; instead, they will ask you directly to lend them the content they want to make useful.
Got an #iPhone or 3G iPad? #Apple is recording your moves - O’Reilly Radar
The presence of this data on your iPhone, your iPad, and your backups has security and privacy implications. We’ve contacted Apple’s Product Security team, but we haven’t heard back.
iPhone Tracks Your Every Move, and There’s a Map for That | Gadget Lab | Wired.com
a potential privacy concern is that law enforcement would be able to subpoena these types of records from people’s iPhones or iPads.
évidemment y a déjà des trucs pour le virer mais c’est pas le problème ! http://iphoneaddict.fr/post/news-19689-tweak-untrackerd-empechez-votre-iphone-denregistrer-vos-donn