60 Minutes segment on deep fakes was cool
Will Chromebook popularity vaporize when pandemic eases?
Scientific American has an interesting piece on Facebook and misinformation- https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-facebook-hinders-misinformation-research/
Taktisch wählen? Na okay. Machen wir noch eine GroKo unmöglich, die (nicht nur) beim Klimaschutz auf der Bremse steht.
Am Sonntag können wir eine Partei wählen, die in der Regierung auch tatsächlich was ändern kann. #GrünWählen
I love traveling to camp in National parks, but the popularity has diminished the quality of the experience and resulted in a deterioration of the resource. Not fair to complain as if I should have any special privilege, but an accurate observation.
The NYTimes offers this statement from the University researchers Facebook has now blocked from researching online issues. "We collect identifying information only about Facebook’s advertisers. We believe that Facebook is using privacy as a pretext to squelch research that it considers inconvenient. "
Klobachar and colleagues want to know why Facebook dismissed privacy researchers - https://www.vice.com/en/article/n7b57w/facebook-amy-klobuchar-chris-coons-and-mark-warner-demand-answers-from-mark-zuckerberg-over-suspended-researchers
I tend to avoid political posts, but this one seems too weird and inappropriate to ignore.
This NYTimes article is more than a Facebook vs White House argument. Worth the read. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/19/technology/facebook-misinformation-blind-spot.html
Chrome vulnerability requires most recent update. https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2021/07/17/google-chome-warning-zero-day-hack-free-upgrade-chrome-users/?sh=172015004f14
Retired academic still interested in educational technology and all things tech.
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