Category: Internet

Facebook’s ’10 Year Challenge’ is Just a Harmless Meme—Right?


Imagine that you wanted to train a facial recognition algorithm on age-related characteristics and, more

Microsoft says the rural broadband divide is worse than you think


Politicians and regulators like to say they’re increasing access to broadband in rural areas, but

How to pronounce .gif: The arguments and the rebuttals


Is it pronounced GIF (hard G) or JIF (soft G)? Let’s look at the standard

Friday Video: Cory Doctorow, “Decentralize, Democratize, or Die”


Devcon4 presentation on Nov 1, 2018 in Prague by Cory Doctorow, “Decentralize, Democratize, or Die”.

Mashup Monday: Google location heatmap


Today’s mashup is one you can create with your Google location Data. Assuming you have

Friday Video: The Facebook Dilemma


Facebook’s promise was to create a more open and connected world. FRONTLINE finds that multiple

Friday Video: Cory Doctorow “Big Tech’s problem is Big, not Tech”


For decades, we fought complacency over Big Tech. That’s over. The techlash is here, and

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‘Weaponized Ad Technology’: Facebook’s Moneymaker Gets a Critical Eye


Facebook has made a mint by enabling advertisers to identify and reach the very people