Why You Shouldn’t Use Facebook to Log In to Other Siteshttps://medium.com/the-new-york-times/why-you-shouldnt-use-facebook-to-log-in-to-other-sites-b6827fdb1f21Facebook offered a convenient and secure way to sign up for online services. A major hack shows it failed at its one job.
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Forget the New iPhones: Apple’s Best Product Is Now Privacyhttps://medium.com/fast-company/forget-the-new-iphones-apples-best-product-is-now-privacy-365e8111e220Under Tim Cook’s leadership, Apple saw just how critical an issue user privacy would become. Now it’s at least as important a feature as shiny industrial design or a nice camera
How to Quit Facebook for Good, From 10 People Who Havehttps://medium.com/s/story/how-to-quit-facebook-for-good-from-10-people-who-have-76658c8b6ed8Last Friday, Facebook announced its largest security breach to date, compromising the data of nearly 50 million users. The news broke less than a year after Facebook came under fire for another security scandal when it was revealed that political data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica had collected personal information from users’ profiles. (Profiles on Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, may have been compromised as well, though only if users had linked their accounts to Facebook.)
What might our 92-year old mother regret the most? – donvy – Mediumhttps://medium.com/@donvy/what-might-our-92-year-old-mother-regret-the-most-9465e99bbed0Since we all share some form of the longevity gene from our parents, we might as well prepare for the inevitable slow, painful spiral into…
Rewriting Your Autobiography – Redefining Real Love – Mediumhttps://medium.com/s/redefining-real-love/writing-your-autobiography-what-it-means-to-truly-love-yourself-fc0133036f87Because the stories that shape us don’t have to define us. As we construct our identities, we tend to reinforce certain interpretations of our experiences. These interpretations become ingrained in our minds and validated by the heated reactions of our bodies. And so they begin to define us. We forget that we’re constantly changing and that we have the power to make and remake the story of who we are.
When Empathy Leads to Burnout – Redefining Real Love – Mediumhttps://medium.com/s/redefining-real-love/the-struggle-is-real-empathy-and-self-care-2086f1e64173As humans, we’re wired to feel emotions — our own, but also those of others. But too much empathy can cause us to burn out. The mechanism of compassion is different — it often motivates us to help. The neural circuits dictating empathy and compassion are different: The former increase painful emotions, while the latter are associated with positive feelings. The key to cultivating resilience — balancing empathy and compassion — begins with awareness.
The rise of Anti-Notifications – Adrian Zumbrunnen – Mediumhttps://medium.com/@azumbrunnen/the-rise-of-anti-notifications-6c92e355612b?ref=donvy.comThe evolution of a well intentioned technology to what it is today
“There’s also a new up and comer, CQ, or curiosity quotient, which refers to one’s ability to have a powerful motivation to learn a particular subject.”
The 10 Qualities of an Emotionally Intelligent Personhttps://medium.com/personal-growth/the-10-qualities-of-an-emotionally-intelligent-person-f595440af4fbThere are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives…
“Social media has created an artificial pecking order and manufactured consent on the definition of status. The more fans, friends or followers you have the higher you are in the pecking order, and the greater your status.”
The Toxic Impact of Quantifying Every Aspect of Our Liveshttps://medium.com/@skooloflife/the-toxic-impact-of-quantifying-every-aspect-of-our-lives-92cca4e8448fWhen we start seeing people as numbers, we’ve voluntarily chosen to quantify or our humanity.
What you Create for an Audience of One is Much More Likely to Reach An Audience of Millionshttps://medium.com/@skooloflife/what-you-create-for-an-audience-of-one-is-much-more-likely-to-reach-an-audience-of-millions-9473bb2de64bOne of the great paradoxes of creative work is that what we create for an audience of one is much more likely to reach an audience of millions. When we sanitize and optimize our work in the hopes of driving eyeballs and clicks, the work loses its authenticity and potential resonance.