Nothing Can Stop Google. DuckDuckGo Is Trying Anyway.https://medium.com/s/story/nothing-can-stop-google-duckduckgo-is-trying-anyway-718eb7391423In late November, hotel conglomerate Marriott International disclosed that the personal information of some 500 million customers — including home addresses, phone numbers, and credit card numbers —…
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How to Foster Empathy in Children – The New York Times – Mediumhttps://medium.com/the-new-york-times/how-to-foster-empathy-in-children-57c72cc79af5Research shows that we are each born with a given number of neurons that participate in an empathetic response. But early life experience…
There Is Literally No Excuse to Keep Using Facebookhttps://medium.com/s/story/there-is-literally-no-excuse-to-keep-using-facebook-anymore-f76eaa5573faFacebook is harming democracies around the world, including the U.S. It supports shady advertising and fake news. There are other options more concerned with safety than revenue. Let’s #QuitFacebook.
Facebook’s Security Is so Bad It’s Surprising Zuckerberg Hasn’t Deleted His Accounthttps://medium.com/@guardian/facebooks-security-is-so-bad-it-s-surprising-zuckerberg-hasn-t-deleted-his-account-2659bbd69339Facebook missed serious holes in their security system. Their incompetence warrants outrage
Google Is Teaching Children How to Act Online. Is It the Best Role Model?https://medium.com/the-new-york-times/google-is-teaching-children-how-to-act-online-is-it-the-best-role-model-f1e96e78dcacThe tech giant is positioning itself in schools as a trusted authority on digital citizenship at a moment when the company’s data-handling practices are under growing scrutiny
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.
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.