In no particular order – links from this week
The [Peak] Attention Economy
Optimizely’s Founder Wants to Augment Your Memories
Can Anyone Moderate Podcasts? Apple, Spotify, and the impossible problem of moderating shows
A New Company Pursues Total Recall—Starting With Zoom
Jack/JAY-Z/ @S_C_ are giving 500 BTC to a new endowment named ₿trust to fund
Thread- Corey Doctorow on Adam Curtis
NYT looks at The Surprising Ascent of KAWS
Emerging Patchwork or Laboratories of Democracy? Privacy Legislation in Virginia and Other States (Future of Privacy)
New York City’s Surveillance Battle Offers National Lessons
A lack of police transparency highlights how citizens need to remain vigilant to take back control over their privacy.
In the absence of federal privacy legislation, U.S. states are weighing in. In Virginia, the “Consumer Data Protection Act” (“CDPA”) (HB 2307 / SB…
Algorithms by Jeff Erickson 1st edition, June 2019
There are 124 people in front of you Only one visitor is allowed in the exclusive website
Lack of competition in ad tech affecting publishers, advertisers and consumers
Arkadia Zoom Forever zooming visual
People-Shaped White Rocks
Silicon Valley’s Safe Space
Understanding the Capabilities, Limitations, and Societal Impact of Large Language Models
Selected Works of David Carr : 15 memorable articles, columns and video clips from Mr. Carr, a prolific media columnist for The New York Times, including his last piece that was published the day before he died.
Inside the Making of Facebook’s Supreme Court
The company has created a board that can overrule even Mark Zuckerberg. Soon, it will decide whether to allow Trump back on Facebook.