Google veterans: The company has become ‘unrecognizable’
- Google employees shared why 2019 was a pivotal year for the company’s history.
- Former workers shared why they left the company, citing organizational changes and a lack of transparency from management.
- Workers said the company’s culture has turned into the opposite of what the founders said they had hoped for.
Big tech must protect customer data from unchecked access to customer data by law enforcement
What is your position on cloud extraction?
If your New Year's Resolution is to de-Google-ify your life a bit, here are some alternatives I use:
Search engine: DuckDuckGo
Privacy shouldn’t be an advanced setting. It’s should be the default setting.
It you have a google account please help with reporting this as harmful and impersonating.
*DO NOT INSTALL* (except if you are a malware researcher 😉)
Fake F-Droid app, please report:
For real like Bandcamp is exactly the kind of service we *hoped* the internet would give us: “hey, people make things, they set their own price inc. free, we provide the storefront, you buy it and the money goes to the creator, you get it in a DRM-free format and can play it however you want, we just make money to keep going & improving and aren’t a VC-funded nightmare company of rampant reckless growth that will do something nightmarish and implode.”
We need more media platforms like that.
What Constant Surveillance Does to Your Brain - Technology is getting more adept at tracking our moves and anticipating our choices, and being watched all the time can make us feel anxious https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pa5d9g/what-constant-surveillance-does-to-your-brain
overview of tools and techniques to investigate the ownership of websites and uncover hidden information online https://kit.exposingtheinvisible.org/how/web.html
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg won’t talk to the Guardian. So we fed everything he says into an algorithm, built a Zuckerbot, and interviewed it https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/dec/22/zuckerbot-mark-zuckerberg-facebook-botnik
#PokemonGo is a Google project to demonstrate large scale puppet on a string manipulation for profit.
This article is so one sided it reads as propaganda #SurveillanceCapitalism
In 2020 and beyond, the battle to save personhood and democracy requires a radical overhaul of mainstream technology
Google collects face data now. What it means and how to opt out
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Google—Competition is just one click and 27 billion US dollars away
https://www.0x65.dev/blog/2019-12-22/google-competition-is-just-one-click-and-27-billion-us-dollars-away.html #google #search
A good resolution for 2020? Switching to the Fediverse 👌
Good news, you can use all of these softwares with #Fedilab.
My good resolution, be a better CM :)
PS: don't forget to have a look to https://switching.software/
For many reasons, Amazon is a terrible business to support. My New Year resolution 2 years ago was to cut Amazon out of my life entirely. It is surprising how easy it has been to keep: How to shop without Amazon https://qz.com/quartzy/1725973/
A brutal year: how the 'techlash' caught up with Facebook, Google and Amazon
Not nearly brutal enough - are things really changing? #SurveillanceCapitalism
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