"They found that when a user gives Facebook a phone number for two-factor authentication or in order to receive alerts about new log-ins to a user’s account, that phone number became targetable by an advertiser within a couple of weeks."Facebook Is Giving Advertisers Access to Your Shadow Contact Informationgizmodo.com
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"Social media is in a pre-Newtonian moment, where we all understand that it works, but not how it works.
There are certain rules that govern it and we have to make it our priority to understand the rules, or we cannot control it." — @kevinOpinion | A Wise Man Leaves Facebook - The New York Timesnytimes.com
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"The promise of our civilization, the point of all our labor and technological progress, is to free us from the struggle for survival and to make room for higher pursuits." — @superwusterOpinion | In Praise of Mediocrity - The New York Timesnytimes.com
"They aim to digitize everything ever published in Norway: books, newspapers, manuscripts, posters, photos, movies, broadcasts, maps, & all websites on the .no domain.
Their work has been going on for the past 12 years and will take 30 years to complete."Norway's petabyte plan: Store everything ever published in a 1,000-year archive | ZDNetzdnet.com
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"I'd rather have questions I can't answer than answers I can't question."
"It's gone Full Clippy"
"'While the bar for creativity is low, it does exist and the work cannot glide over even its low heights,' the U.S. Copyright Office said in January."Bloomberg - Are you a robot?bloomberg.com
"So now, everybody is aware when there is a demand for a story to _be_ true, and facebook responds to that — which is very different than _is_ the story true, and I don't think we know how to deal with that distortion."
— @jayrosen_nyuJay Rosen Is Pessimistic About The Media. So Am I. The Ezra Klein Show podcastplayer.fm
“You have different feelings when you’re young – everything new is good, but you start to see history develop like a story. After you’ve grown up, you see so many stories, from your family to nature: everything growing and dying...”BBC - Travel - Japan’s unusual way to view the worldbbc.com
"I think there’s a way to be an informed nonvoter. I’d rather have an informed nonvoter than an uninformed voter going in and making a choice they don’t understand."12 Young People on Why They Probably Won’t Votenymag.com
"This original acolyte of on-demand audio is increasingly frustrated by its creaky mechanics, content clutter, mixed ad experience and sometimes borderline-hegemonic style."Please Fix Podcasting Before It Jumps the Shark - Folio:foliomag.com