The New iPad Pro and the fixed mindset

Much of the commentary on the new iPad coming from online publications reviews are frankly, naval-gazing — useless or excessive self-contemplation. Last year I read a book by a Stanford University psychologist called Carole Dweck, the book is entitled Mindset. It’s gained popularity with some of the most influential people in the world, like Satya … Continue reading The New iPad Pro and the fixed mindset

Mark Zuckerberg has just exposed to Apple and the Chinese Gov, the Kryptonite to its messaging services

"WhatsApp is completely end-to-end encrypted, does not store your messages and doesn't store the keys to your messages in China or anywhere else," Zuckerberg said. "And this is important because if our systems can't see your messages, then that means governments and bad actors won't be able to access them through us either." In its … Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg has just exposed to Apple and the Chinese Gov, the Kryptonite to its messaging services

Instagram Has a Massive Harassment Problem

The harassment, he said, has escalated sharply over the past year. “Instagram is the No. 1 platform that I experience hate on,” he said. It seems that a fundamental shift in thinking is needed in the design of these sharing platforms. Sharing fast and wide seems to encourage -- or at least doesn't discourage enough … Continue reading Instagram Has a Massive Harassment Problem

EU Resolution calls for full audit of Facebook’s protection and security of users’ personal data

In a resolution adopted on Thursday, MEPs urge Facebook to allow EU bodies to carry out a full audit to assess data protection and security of users’ personal data, following the scandal in which the data of 87 million Facebook users was improperly obtained, and misused. MEPs say that Facebook did not only breach the … Continue reading EU Resolution calls for full audit of Facebook’s protection and security of users’ personal data

Buzzfeed : Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Calling For Bloomberg To Retract Its Chinese Spy Chip Story

"I feel they should retract their story. There is no truth in their story about Apple. They need to do that right thing." Egg. Meet Bloomberg's Face 🤝 More seriously, this is looking like a major fail for Bloomberg, who put so much effort in promoting this peice. I think it highlights the dangers of … Continue reading Buzzfeed : Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Calling For Bloomberg To Retract Its Chinese Spy Chip Story

Advertisers allege Facebook hid the fact that no one watches video ads | Ars Technica

If no one watches Facebook video ads, then advertisers won't spend money on them. — Read on arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/10/advertisers-allege-facebook-hid-the-fact-that-no-one-watches-video-ads/ What a disaster Facebook is at the moment. Is this the beginning of the end ?