Archive for the ‘How’ Category
By now, surely everyone has dealt with the frustrating simplicity of Swedish instruction manuals littered with umlauts, as rendered by Ikea. Life, it turns out, has various challenges that can be addressed in this style; baby-making, house-building, particle-collider construction, to name a few. Oh… and, of course meth labs.
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For a month, starting in mid-August and ending September 15th, Wired writer Evan Ratliff tried to disappear. The ultimate question was: is it possible to completely vanish in the digital age? The result was the most intricate game of hide and seek in seek in history. Ratliff and Wired put up a $5,000 bounty for anyone who could find him, take his photo, and tell him the word “fluke.” The article is one of the most revealing studies about our society in the internet generation. If you wanted to drop off the grid what would you have to do? Read the article to find out just how difficult it is.