Everyone is building a database on you. Here’s how to hack it. Your privacy is as extinct as the dodo.

building a database on you

There are two problems to discuss when it comes to hacking the databases businesses are building with your information. The first problem begins with the word “hack” which is starting to become this generation’s “it was a dark and stormy night.” It is used instead of more accurate words and phrases¬†like “work-around” or “alternative” or […]

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Stop sharing “articles from around the web” because I’m losing faith in the web. Half of these images are gross.

stories from around the web

You see them all the time at the bottom of news articles. It’s a collection of “articles from around the web” implying a super casual happenstance collection of things you might like to read, assembled in one place for your convenience. “Articles from around the web” my ass. If this were true, it would appear […]

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The nouveau riche and The New Republic. What works in tech doesn't work everywhere.

typewriter

Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com, bought The Washington Post in October, 2013. Just over a year later, that paper reported on another storied publication (The New Republic) that had been purchased by yet another tech bajillionaire, Chris Hughes (of Facebook founding fame). What was the headline of that story? Maybe that’s a bit sensationalist, but […]

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