[Link] The Network Effect

This video from Vox boils down why its so hard to quit Facebook. It also highlights some of the reasons why we should care about what FB uses our data for, or who they share that data with.…

Paranoia

A week ago, when the Cambridge Analytica + Facebook story broke, my general desire for privacy made sense. Since I've joined the internet, I've always wanted to have a certain sense of control over my data. Everyone I talked to always thought my usage of aggressive adblock, not using the Facebook…

The Mayans Were Right, the Internet Will End

You may or may not know, but the ITU (an organization of the worlds countries connected to the UN) will be negotiating international telecom regulations, and possibly end Net Neutrality, which means your service provider could charge you extra to visit “premium” sites like YouTube, and Facebook, etc. or slow…

Ghost: Beginning

When I came across the Ghost while reading HN I really liked it, and have thought about making something similar, but have never gotten around to it. In the last few days though I have put it together just as John described (I don’t know if its legal or…