Humility is important. The people I want to see more of are those willing to admit they were wrong. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/01/julie-irwin-zimmerman-i-failed-covington-catholic-test/580897/
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"Your days are subtly influenced by marketers, behavioral scientists, and mathematicians armed with cloud supercomputers. All of this is done in the name of maximizing profit to influence what you’re thinking, buying, and whom you will be electing…"
World Bank blog post
According to a recent survey, 74% of Americans don’t know *that* Facebook compiles a list of their interests in order to serve ads to them https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/01/facebook-users-still-dont-know-how-facebook-works/580546/
The creator of Ruby on Rails: “We think [traditional blogs are] about to swing back in style, as we all discover the real costs and problems brought by [Medium’s] centralization.” https://m.signalvnoise.com/signal-v-noise-exits-medium/
If fake-news sharing is driven by age, as this study purports, then I would imagine the problem is one of education. How do folks know what a reputable source is when they’re not digital natives? https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/01/15/is-fake-news-sharing-driven-by-age-not-politics/
Writing a window manager seems like the perfect use case for Rust, so Way-Cooler looks pretty awesome (pun intended).
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