What Silicon Valley promised was the break-up of concentrated power.
What Silicon Valley gave us is greater concentration of power than ever.
Now five companies control America, instead of 100. And a lot of those companies are whiter and more male than the ones they disrupted. [twitter.com]
” and then I found some that actually named “FINAL”
Periodic reminder that the original Twitter for iPad was one of the best iPad app UIs ever released.
I’m so glad we let tech platforms eat the journalism industry.
Now, I can sit and watch a live stream of Notre Dame burning while YouTube’s fake news widget tells me about 9/11 for some reason.
Finally looked at why my transactional emails’ attachment icons didn’t show up on Mac. Started suspecting I was doing something wrong when I couldn’t find any complaints on Google.
Turns out Mail messes up a bit if you put your message inside a <table height=100%>.
It’s wild that Twitter is quite swift at taking down tweets that offend big media copyright holders even from verified entities but death threats to @IlhanMN sit untouched for weeks.
Never forget that addressing abuse isn’t a hard problem, it’s just one they don’t care about.
Tech enthusiasts: My entire house is smart.
Tech workers: The only piece of technology in my house is a printer and I keep a gun next to it so I can shoot it if it makes a noise I don’t recognize.
2002 🆚 2018
How watching Tiger has changed post-smartphone.