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"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
A for effort! Love the notion of a web site with a 'best time to visit' in the faqLOW←TECH MAGAZINEsolar.lowtechmagazine.com
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I may have just closed Chrome as my main desktop browser for the last time. [Sentimental music plays]Beta Release of Redesigned Brave Desktop Browser is Available Today for Download and Testing | Brave Browserbrave.com
"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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Someone with bandwidth to spare: point this atandroid Git repositories - Git at Googleandroid.googlesource.com right now! : )Sourcegraph on Twitter:"Sourcegraph is now open source 🚀"twitter.com
"The full story will run in (eight pages of) Wednesday’s print paper."Why The New York Times TL;DR’d its own 14,218-word Trump investigation » Nieman Journalism Labniemanlab.org
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"In Europe, no one thinks Mark Zuckerberg’s changing the world." — @AnandWritesElites like Amazon’s Jeff Bezos think they’re being philanthropic. But they could do so much more. - Recoderecode.net
"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
oh rlyGoogle may be anchor tenant in 18-story building planned for Kendall - The Boston Globebostonglobe.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."
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"Be kind to our language. Avoid pronouncing the phrases everyone else does. Think up your own way of speaking, even if only to convey that thing you think everyone else is saying." — @TimothyDSnyderOn Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder – review | Books | The Guardiantheguardian.com
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"'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
"In the 1970s, General Motors circulated a free booklet in public schools that featured cartoon characters like Harry Hydrocarbon"Google Is Teaching Children How to Act Online. Is It the Best Role Model? - The New York Timesnytimes.com
Ah, the classic cut-it-out-or-we'll-call-your-mom-irl tactic from the early online days...U.S. Begins First Cyberoperation Against Russia Aimed at Protecting Elections - The New York Timesnytimes.com
“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
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Now you can run Facebook code at the kernel level, sweet!Linux kernel: Facebook open-sources new components - Facebook Codecode.fb.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