The Unfinished conference is looking pretty great.
Free for online viewers too.
The future is decentralised...
Quite like the dressing down Google & Facebook got in the UK today.
Wondering if similar is happening in other countries or not?
When I see this how Facebook was aware of instagram's affect on teen girls - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/sep/14/facebook-aware-instagram-harmful-effect-teenage-girls-leak-reveals
I am so sadden and speechless but always think about the atlantic piece "Facebook is a doomsday machine" - https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2020/12/facebook-doomsday-machine/617384/
Found Cory Doctorow's piece about why he aurgues with people in the open really interesting.
I do find this piece quite interesting.
In Europe, we are looking to create alternatives rather than work within the big corps.
So glad for this... At long last Google has finally added the ability to block people via Google Drive
Got so much spam via Gdrive sharing
Nice review of Social Warming as mentioned on Twit
Matt Hancock (Health Secretary) resigns
Got to say this is pretty cool stuff from Mozilla, who are totally embracing their trusted position in the browser/data ecosystem
New Study Says AI Is Driving Your Dating App Choices Technology
Its shocking to see the reaction to the UK's ICO's cookie guidence - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOei5vMhgD0
I understand the sensitivity but we need to respect peoples personal decisions. Yes its going to be painful but for example, I accept cookies on sites which provide value to me. I reject on ones which do not. The wild west of cookies is coming to an end.
I would click accept on twit.tv and I do live in the UK.
Listening to Tech news weekly, I'm sure the story about Facebook not informing users isn't possible in the EU under GDPR? - https://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-data-leak-idUSKBN2BU2ZY
It's never too late to go back to the blogs, people.
Great to hear Leo talk about the Fediverse on All about Google - https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google/episodes/598
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