The company has announced that the iPhone 7’s AirPods won’t have leads – but why stop there? The world needs a wireless declutter
The image of a Vietnamese girl attacked by napalm should not have been deleted from my page. We cannot let corporations control information in this way
Some newspaper and magazine websites are cutting off access to readers unless they accept being surveilled by advertisers – no thank you!
Module pushes out false story about Fox’s Megyn Kelly, offensive Ann Coulter headline and a story link about a man masturbating with a McDonald’s sandwich
A cyberpsychologist is worryingly persuasive about the potential damage to children of a life online
The Cyber Effect is really rather good and doesn’t need its prevailing tone of relentless self-promotion to achieve its desired effect, which is to make one think about what digital technology is doing to us. Read more: The Cyber Effect by Mary Aiken – review | Books | The Guardian
Google has launched its video chatting app, called Duo.
It represents Google’s response to other popular video calling options, including Apple’s FaceTime, Microsoft’s Skype and Facebook’s Messenger.
It’s not that different from the other video chatting services, except that it gives users a glimpse at who’s making the call, helping people decide whether to answer or not.
Google says it’s calling the feature, “knock, knock”.
Read more at Source: Google launches video chat app, Duo, to compete with FaceTime, Skype and Messenger
Who has your data? So much of our private details are stored in the cloud, but where is that exactly, and is it secure?
When Max Schrems, an Austrian privacy activist, requested to see his personal data that Facebook stored on its servers, he was mailed a CD-ROM containing a 1,222-page document.
Source: Read More…
I can’t put a billboard on your house without your permission, but I can put a Pokéstop there. As real and virtual worlds collide, that is causing problems
This is an interesting article which suggests that we should be able to protect a data area around our private property to prevent AR companies from exploiting it.
Facebook has stepped up its battle against much-reviled (but effective) ‘clickbait’ headlines in its newsfeed with an algorithm that weeds out the most misleading