Tech quote of the day

Phones can know. People can get this god’s-eye view of human behavior.

Dr. Alex Pentland, director of MIT’s Human Dynamics Laboratory, highlighting the tremendous power of tracking activity via mobile phones. Click the link for the full range of info available in the original article.

First time traveller spotted

Cropped screenshot of Charlie Chaplin and Paul...
Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard in The Great Dictator

So someone has spotted a woman in a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film speaking on a cellphone. The only possible explanation: she must have travelled back in time.

I’m convinced.