Signal gets the message out about data usage and data privacy: https://evolve.micro.blog/2021/05/05/signal-gets-the.html
Tech trends as seen by a quanitative futurist: https://evolve.micro.blog/2021/03/17/tech-trends-as.html
Graphene “nano-origami” creates tiniest microchips yet
<< Pretty incredible stuff. Quote from article: "Using these nanomaterials will make our computer chips smaller and faster. It is absolutely critical that this happens as computer manufacturers are now at the limit of what they can do with traditional semiconducting technology. "
Moving away from Google is easy, and you can (help) plant trees in the process: https://evolve.micro.blog/2021/02/17/moving-away-from.html
With Internet being such a big part of our lives and security being so important, you'd think that password managers and their integration in mobile operating systems would be solved by now.
For the life of me, I can't seem to get one working consistently on my Samsung phone/tablet. I wonder whether I should blame Samsung, Google or the password manager... #firstworldproblem
Accessibility should be on your radar too - check this out: https://evolve.micro.blog/2021/01/26/accessibility-should-be.html
Unfortunately, there still is no viable alternative to WhatsApp: https://evolve.micro.blog/2021/01/12/unfortunately-there-still.html
[Podcast] The Tim Ferris Show - #490 Dr. Jim Loehr: https://evolve.micro.blog/2020/12/30/podcast-the-tim.html
This twitter thread from Chris Herd of First Base HQ about remote working and the possible implications on society and business is an interesting read.
Personally, I have been working from home for the last 9 months. It has been a very successful experience. I am certainly not saying t... https://evolve.micro.blog/2020/12/05/this-twitter-thread.html
The US elections are around the corner and we will, hopefully, soon know who the US President is for the next 4 years. The polls currently have Biden winning, but we all remember that Clinton was also winning 4 years ago. So, should we believe the polls this time around? Have they learn... https://evolve.micro.blog/2020/10/27/the-us-elections.html
Can we actually show that facebook influences elections?: https://evolve.micro.blog/2020/10/06/can-we-actually.html
In line with the books I mentioned yesterday about AI, the linked article from Wired discusses how Google is offering companies to help address ethical issues around AI.
The company plans to launch new AI ethics services before the end of the year. Initially, Google will offer others ... https://evolve.micro.blog/2020/08/29/in-line-with.html
Interesting backstory to a company and product I have used for some time. The Anti-Facebook: 12 Years In, Facebook Cofounder Dustin Moskovitz’s Slow-Burn Second Act Asana Finally Has Its Moment https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2020/08/26/asana-facebook-cofounder-dustin-moskovitz-slow-burn-second-act/
Privacy and Artificial Intelligence - are we supposed to be worried?: https://evolve.micro.blog/2020/08/28/privacy-and-artificial.html
As was to be expected, smartphone sales dropped significantly in Q2 2020. The question is how manufacturers react in this environment. Changes can be made in the product portfolio, pricing and promotion strategy as well as sales channel strategies.
Samsung suffered most, but I would ve... https://evolve.micro.blog/2020/08/26/as-was-to.html
Ben always writes interesting analyses and I think this article is worth reading if you want to understand what is going on between Apple and Epic Games. There is no doubt in my mind that all the pressure Apple is under will lead to some changes in their App Store policies, which is a g... https://evolve.micro.blog/2020/08/18/ben-always-writes.html
The launch of Surface Duo is a large scale public beta test, and I applaud Microsoft for it.: https://evolve.micro.blog/2020/08/13/the-launch-of.html
Samsung brought out a new set of totally wireless earbuds, the Galaxy Buds Live. The most innovative aspect of the product is its design. The look is very distinctive (they look like a bean), but from the linked review it appears that Samsung did not forget about the basics. Personally,... https://evolve.micro.blog/2020/08/12/samsung-brought-out.html
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