Facebook is under scrutiny for (among other things) allegedly selling political ads to the Russians, allowing people to set up fake accounts, and not properly monitoring the content posted by “fake” profiles. Wait. What?
Essays on technology, media, marketing and politics.
My monthly “new iPhone every year” payment just joined my cable bill, my water bill, and my electric bill as grudge expenses. I hate paying them because the companies charge more and more for the same stuff, and there’s nothing I can do about it. Oh, and there's just one more thing ...
Here's what Apple announced this morning from the Steve Jobs Theater.
We already live in a world where you can press a button and request a self-driving car, what will really change when fleet cars are autonomous?
An ICO is similar to an IPO (initial public offering) in that it offers a certain amount of ownership in a company to the public. In an IPO, a share of stock represents fractional ownership of a corporation. In an ICO, a crypto coin represents a percentage of ownership in pretty much any business endeavor offered by pretty much anyone. This lack of regulation and oversight allows for quick growth, pivots, and innovation but it also comes with a brand-new risk profile – which is both exciting and terrifying!