Pro Publica: The latest move comes a few months after Facebook executives urged ProPublica to shut down its ad transparency project. In August, Facebook ads product management director Rob Leathern acknowledged ProPublica’s project “serves an important purpose.” But he said, “We’re going to start enforcing on the existing terms of service that we have.” He […]
Douglas Rushkoff, die hier ook al enkele keren voorbij kwam, stelt zijn nieuwe boek voor in deze uitstekende podcast. Een boek dat ik onmiddellijk kocht.
Interessante omschrijving van een gekend concept: When you start arguing with someone over a Scissor statement, Alexander’s narrator explains, “at first you just think they’re an imbecile. Then they call you an imbecile, and you want to defend yourself. … You notice all the little ways they’re lying to you and themselves and their audience […]
Zotjes: The idea of making it all free fascinates me. My mother grew up in the Soviet Union … So I’m very conscious of what, what it can mean to make knowledge free, to make information free.
Carolyn Kormann voor The New Yorker: Of all the plastic waste ever created, only about nine per cent has been recycled.
Douglas Rushkoff op Medium: The gap between who we are and who the platform’s algorithms say we are may just represent the tiny bit of human mystery we have left. We must cherish it and cultivate it in ourselves and everyone we meet. Then maybe we can finally log off and relearn how to be […]
Shoshana Zuboff, auteur van The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, in een interview met The Guardian: Surveillance capitalism is a human-made phenomenon and it is in the realm of politics that it must be confronted. The resources of our democratic institutions must be mobilised, including our elected officials.
Interessant dieet om het klimaat te redden. Maar vooral deze calculator over de impact van wat je nu eet, is heel interessant: Dat je niks echt goed kan doen, dat lijkt me nog wel logisch. Maar wat is het minst slechte, dat vraag ik me heel vaak af.
Pew Research Center: When directed to the “ad preferences” page, the large majority of Facebook users (88%) found that the site had generated some material for them. A majority of users (59%) say these categories reflect their real-life interests, while 27% say they are not very or not at all accurate in describing them. And […]
Ryan Christoffel op MacStories: The iPad Pro is a more attractive Mac alternative than ever before. But moving to the iPad still involves some growing pains. The longer you’ve used a traditional computer, the harder an iPad transition can be. There are a few key things, however, that can help make your iPad adoption a […]