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Posting your kid's photo to Facebook? Maybe think twice.
What does it mean for your kid's present and future wellbeing when thousands of photos showing every stage of their development have been handed over to a company that brushes off an acknowledgement its service may directly contribute to literal deaths before those same kids are even old enough to have a Facebook account? 

And how does Facebook protect those children from being categorized, monetized, and exploited by the same algorithms designed to track and profile its users — the company's entire raison d'être? Is the company that, despite all the evidence to the contrary, very publicly denies knowledge of the shadow profiles it actively creates, really the right corporate entity to which you should entrust to safeguard your child's life story? 
facebook  privacy  babylon  corporate  data  security 
november 2018 by edmittance
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on Download Page
to opt out, download and install the add-on for your web browser.
gdpr  google  analytics  browser  cookies  data  privacy  security  howto  guide  tool  software 
april 2018 by edmittance
Rod McLaren — Hand & Brain — Medium
The spreadsheet’s unreality is dangerously doubled because, while their ordered data and formulae always comfort you that you have authored a controllable certainty, most spreadsheets are mere conjectures, provisional plans, ideas or hopes.

Spreadsheets are dreams.
spreadsheet  data  art  craft  colour  webb  design  dream 
november 2015 by edmittance
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