Mark Zuckerberg is a good guy. But the company I helped him build is a threat to our economy and democracy.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/05/09/opinion/sunday/chris-hughes-facebook-zuckerberg.html
Scandals. Backstabbing. Resignations. Record profits. Time Bombs. In early 2018, Mark Zuckerberg set out to fix Facebook. Here’s how that turned out.
— Read on www.wired.com/story/facebook-mark-zuckerberg-15-months-of-fresh-hell/
🙂 it’s your weekly reminder to give it up and make the world a better place.
Human-caused climate change is an existential threat to life on Earth.
If you live in the U.S., check out https://www.sunrisemovement.org/tour
And find a town hall to discuss the Green New Deal occurring near you (or sign up to host one).
If you’re in KC, here are the details:
Kansas City Green New Deal Town Hall
Start: April 24, 2019 at 6:30 PM
Unity Temple on the Plaza
707 W 47th St
Kansas City, MO, 6411
When thinking about human-caused climate change, recall Preu’s Wager.
Mark Zuckerberg admitted recently that Facebook doesn’t have a ‘strong reputation’ for privacy. An odd new request for private data probably won’t help with that rep.
— Read on www.thedailybeast.com/beyond-sketchy-facebook-demanding-some-new-users-email-passwords
Just a friendly reminder that Facebook hates you.
Maybe the web was originally created for everyone, but under capitalism it has clearly prioritized the individual star, preferring a sure thing for that one chance at one click, which necessarily means drowning out the rest.
On Flooding: Drowning the Culture in Sameness
The strikes called on Monday by Rideshare Drivers United (RDU) in Southern California and Gig Workers Rising in San Francisco are a sign of the deep frustration many ride-share drivers feel — and…
— Read on onezero.medium.com/an-open-letter-to-uber-we-need-to-do-right-by-our-drivers-81453fad41e1
Do not exploit workers.
Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/03/facebook-stored-hundreds-of-millions-of-user-passwords-in-plain-text-for-years/
It is never too late.
This has been today’s PSA. Cheers!