Online Privacy, the Future of Urban Commuting and More

One: Don’t Expose Yourself: A Guide to Online Privacy

"You wouldn’t walk naked through Times Square. Stop being naked online.

"Your laptop and that smartphone grafted to your hand are double agents. What you look at, where you go and even what you say can be used to paint a portrait of you leaving you as exposed as the day you were born. Much of Silicon Valley wants you to think the price of using..."

Written by Geoffrey A. Fowler, WSJ


Two: Are We Wrong about the Future of Urban Commuting?

"Over the past few months, there has been a lot of talk about the future of transportation; from the car as a service to self-driving cars. We seem to be expecting many changes that will redefine how we get from point A to point B.

"Ride-share companies Uber and Lyft have grown in popularity capturing consumer dollars and press attention, although not always for the right reasons. If making a brand a verb is a measure of success and awareness, then Uber made it as “Uber it” seats quite happily with 'Google it'."

Written by Carolina Milanesi, Techpinions


Three: Interview: Dick Costolo talks to Walt Mossberg about Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Taco Bell | Code 2017


Four: Faceless Publishers

"When I first worked for a (student) newspaper, the job of a publisher seemed odd to me; as far as I and my editorial colleagues were concerned, the publisher was the person the editor-in-chief, who we viewed as the boss, occasionally griped about after a few too many drinks, usually with the assertion that he (in that case) was a bit of a nuisance."


Five: Judging Apple's WWDC 2016 announcements one year later

"The Verge conveniently made this nice article that listed the 13 biggest announcements from last year’s WWDC and I thought it would be fun to look at what we thought was a big deal last year and see if they hold up today."

Written by Matt Birchler, Birchtree


Bonus: Click Power

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Thanks to Ethan for sharing this with me.


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