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The latest Facebook and Cambridge Analytica fiasco gave Cook the opportunity to rightly point out how much more strict Apple is about privacy and security than most other big tech companies. Swisher asked him what he would do if he was in Mark Zuckerberg’s shoes, to which he replied, “I wouldn’t be in this situation.” […]

L’alba degli RSS viventi.

Non è una novità, anzi pare essere un fenomeno ciclico, quello che auspica/prevede/constata un ritorno di fiamma per gli RSS. Ne parla anche Wired, in un articolo che parte dal livello niubbo totale appena affacciatosi al mondo, per arrivare poi ad una discreta (per essere su una testata ormai “generalista”, stante l’involuzione che ha subito […]

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The companies which are looking to sell to them should be well aware that the sub-fractionalization of attention isn’t a good thing. In reality, this is a terrible development for advertisers and even for those pinning influencer-marketing channels. The meme fatigue and phone bored might as well turn out to be ticking time-bombs of the […]

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Amazon and Google (…) say the assistants record and process audio only after users trigger them by pushing a button or uttering a phrase like “Hey, Alexa” or “O.K., Google.” But each company has filed patent applications, many of them still under consideration, that outline an array of possibilities for how devices like these could […]

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Schools, in particular, shouldn’t be relying upon technologies built by companies with a business model dependent on mass data collection. Nick Heer – Apple’s “New” Education Strategy La differenza tra “sponsor” e “sponsor per interesse esclusivo di chi sponsorizza” comincia ad emergere chiara anche in chi finora sembra essersene preoccupato poco (si parla di intere […]

Streaming Showdown

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Questo è un post lungo. Con un sacco di link, note e affini. Preparatevi qualcosa da bere. Vi ricordate di quando non c’era lo streaming? Ci lamentavamo della scarsa offerta, della necessità (autentica, non come scusa) di ricorrere al contenuto piratato, dei costi da monopolio imposti dai pochissimi operatori in campo. Adesso […]

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Outside of cloud storage management, background privileges for apps could enable a host of helpful utilities and automation. Clipboard management, for example, should be just as easy on the iPad Pro as it is on a Mac, where an app like Copied can instantly, invisibly log everything you copy across the system. Wouldn’t it be […]

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Next, what if Netflix convinces top-tier content to think outside the format? The Avengers movies are great, but given the sheer number of characters now involved, they’re getting too elaborate and convoluted for the two-hour film format. What if instead, they were five, 90 minute-long episodes? Who wouldn’t want to watch that? Who wouldn’t pay […]