April 2024

Meta is so desperate for data sources to train its AI it weighed risking copyright lawsuits: report

#big tech #generative ai #law

The Incredibly Risky Scheme that Bill Gates Keeps Pushing

#big tech #climate #disaster

January 2024

Google Update Reveals AI Will Read All Your Private Messages

#big tech #privacy #disaster

November 2023

Silicon Valley’s worldview is not just an ideology; it’s a personality disorder.

#big tech #society #politics

June 2023

How to Kill a Decentralised Network (such as the Fediverse)

#big tech #media #ethics

April 2023

Scandinavian data centres: fewer jobs and less profit than forecast

#big tech #economics

Why Silicon Valley is bringing eugenics back

Elon Musk is the most prominent face of the effort to protect tech's privilege

#big tech #racism

February 2023

The Rot Economy

#big tech #economics

January 2023

"Metaverses will be the digital equivalent of huge empty cities without character or community"

#big tech #social media #ethics

October 2022

Intel Is Laying Off Workers After Billions of Dollars in Federal Subsidies

#big tech #work

Meta Could Layoff 12,000 Employees, Despite Claiming It Wouldn’t

#big tech #work

September 2022

Le correcteur orthographique de Chrome et Edge fait fuiter vos mots de passe

#big tech #security

Facebook Engineers: We Have No Idea Where We Keep All Your Personal Data

#big tech #privacy

May 2022

Why I Quit Google’s WebAssembly Team, And How It Made Me Sick

#big tech #work #health

March 2022

Why does Google get internationalization wrong?

I guess it’s “Advanced” to speak something other than English

#big tech #language #representation

January 2022

Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion

#big tech #games

September 2021

Facebook Is Censoring People For Mentioning Open-Source Social Network Mastodon

#big tech #social media #ethics

November 2020

New lawsuit: Why do Android phones mysteriously exchange 260MB a month with Google via cellular data when they're not even in use?

#big tech #privacy #law

September 2020

“I Have Blood on My Hands”: A Whistleblower Says Facebook Ignored Global Political Manipulation

#big tech #politics

December 2019

Google Loved Me, Until I Pointed Out Everything That Sucked About It

#big tech #work

September 2019

Less Human Than Human: The Design Philosophy of Steve Jobs

#big tech #design

August 2019

Apple warns its new credit card shouldn't go in your wallet — or your pocket or purse

#big tech #design

July 2019

Google employees are eavesdropping, even in Flemish living rooms, VRT NWS has discovered

#big tech #privacy

June 2019

Facebook has struggled to recruit since Cambridge Analytica scandal

#big tech #work #politics

May 2019

Les enceintes connectées font peur... à deux tiers des Français qui les utilisent

#big tech #privacy

April 2019

Does Google meet its users’ expectations around consumer privacy? This news industry research says no

#big tech #privacy

February 2019

Deconstructing Google’s excuses on tracking protection

#big tech #privacy

December 2018

Facebook doesn’t need to sell your data. It has been giving it away free for years.

Mark Zuckerberg’s idealistic Facebook vision is haunting the company.

#big tech #privacy #ethics

November 2018

Report: Microsoft’s enterprise products covertly gather personal data on users

#big tech #privacy

August 2017

So, about this Googler’s manifesto.

#big tech #gender #culture

November 2015

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

#big tech #design

April 2014

Facebook Knows Everything About You, And If You Don't Believe Us Here's Proof

#big tech #privacy

April 2013

Adam “Always Online” Orth no longer employed at Microsoft

#big tech #games #ethics