Cinco de Mayo on a Monday? What fresh hell is this? Just another week of links worth reading, if you care about the most muscular narrative in our beer-goggled world. Facebook (and Wired) dominated thanks to news from it F8 developer conference, but policy and politics were not far behind. To those links…
We are a long, long way past the cute Internet of the past, where each packet was as likely as the next to get to you on time. Which is sad, given we have the technology to keep it that way.
Satire? Futurism? Fun. Required given the cozy stuff found in other portions of the magazine.
Apple and Facebook really got this story right. Er, I meant to say, this story clearly got Apple and Facebook right. Wait, no, I meant to say, I don’t trust this story, but find it fascinating.
Levy has Facebook’s trust, to be sure. Mark sat with him to talk as F8 opened. Worthy read.
Not. Going. To happen. But then again, I’ve been wrong before.
Man, Wired’s got some interesting stuff this past week.
Shit, this piece is a slog. But if I understand it – and I’m not sure I do – it’s got a point – the left is letting cyberlibertarian claptrap define its agenda.
Now this I understood. Ivory Tower pronouncements abound. And they feel so good lashing our collective backs, don’t they?
Google’s unethical, tweets the man whose minions hacked phones across Britain….
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