A lot of other website builders present themselves as easy solutions for their users but instead offer up WYSIWYG solutions with little depth I feel. Or at least, not the depth and scope that WordPress offers, with its tens of thousands of plugins, open source nature, distributed comp
There’s a lot of talk these days about security and privacy obviously with issues such as the use of big data by the big tech companies—witness the US Congress’ grilling of the tech CEOs some weeks ago, and issues to do with the GDPR and again, fines mostly for big America
I found out about a competitor to ProtonMail a couple of days ago called Tutanota out of Germany. This really interests me as I am such a fan of ProtonMail, so thought to myself, could there be something even better out there? However, after analyzing the two side-by-side using their
I just wanted to clarify a line of thought this blog sometimes takes. I was well schooled, which I appreciate, at places like Saint George’s School of Montréal, where we read and critiqued books like George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World—Huxley bec
To protest or not to protest? That is the question on the lips of many children, millenials and workers these days as we are confronted with weather events daily: witness Cyclone Idai in Africa. I recently had a related comment in the Montreal Gazette about the environmental protests
I just finished reading Yuval Noah Harari’s second book, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, and I think it confirms many of the ideas I discuss on my blog, like the importance of understanding the biases of software from an almost non-technical perspective, e.g. the politic
The debate over communications rages on much according to Tim Wu’s argument in The Master Switch, and more narrowly made in technically oriented books like Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier and one I just recently read called Dogfight by Fred Vogelstein about the Apple
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