my notes from the #GDPRinnovation event at Digital Catapult today: http://
Downloading a gigabyte file from Dropbox is an exercise in frustration. I have one failure about 25% in, and another version that keeps disconnecting then I have to hit resume in the browser. Not had this with Google drive.
This essay on how reddit tries to shape discourse is well worth reading, both for the text itself and the subtext of how successful Ohanian and Huffman have been at erasing @aaronsw from the Reddit story. https://
“America understands new abstractions by financializing them. It’s how our culture absorbs information. Taxicabs, spare bedrooms, public education—we see markets everywhere.” - @ftrain https://
“the contract between a web browser and a web server, outlining how HTML would work. These standards didn’t define just software, but also culture; this was the raw material of human interaction.” - @ftrain https://
“For both YouTube and Facebook, solving this problem would actually be easy: kill Trending Topics, which has a terrible track record. But neither tech giant will do that, because that’s where the advertising money is.” https://