7 items tagged with “technology”

Facebook and Silicon Valley’s hubris

Cal Newport has published an interesting post titled "The Disturbing High Modernism of Silicon Valley". It focuses on the recently leaked Facebook memo authored by Andrew “Boz” Bosworth (on a side-note, if you want a deeper look at this “Boz” character, I recommend Antonio Garcia Martinez’s Chaos Monkeys).

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Malicious code written into DNA infects the computer that reads it

Not science-fiction.

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Don’t Connect to a Public Wi-Fi Network Anywhere You Wouldn’t Go Barefoot

I’ll be using this analogy. I spend my time warning people about public wifi networks, but it’s mostly ignored.

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The right to repair

As a kid, I used to love going to Foyle’s in Charing Cross Road with my dad. We would head for a floor full of repair and maintenance manuals and, while he searched for help on whatever project was currently occupying him, I would browse books containing fascinating and, incomprehensible to young me, diagrams of the inner workings of automobiles, planes, radios and other technological wonders.

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