Category: Technology

WIRED: “AFTER 10 YEARS, BITCOIN HAS CHANGED EVERYTHING—AND NOTHING”

Don’t miss WIRED’s quick and handy review of Bitcoin’s impact as it turns ten years old. Some highlights:   Today Bitcoin is a global phenomenon. […]

The Reconnomics Weekend Reads

Each week, I share ten of the most interesting articles from the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Enjoy!   1. How an […]

Viz of the Week: World’s Biggest Data Breaches

Great dynamic graphic on data breaches over at informationisbeautiful.net. A sample image below:

Recent Read: “The Information War Is On. Are We Ready For It?”

Don’t miss this piece by Renee DiResta (Director of research at New Knowledge, and a Mozilla fellow on media, misinformation and trust) on Wired about the […]

Corporations Must Take a New Look at Data Privacy

Over the course of the past month or so, I have been interviewing World 50 members and expert advisors on the changing nature of the […]

Recent Read: “Code to Joy”

Don’t miss a great piece in 1843 by Andrew Smith on learning to code in middle age. Some highlights below: Like most people, I have […]

How Much Is Your Data Worth?

Someone sent me this infographic and it’s worth sharing:

Why Facebook can’t be fixed: Part 2

I recently wrote a post claiming that it’s not possible to fix Facebook’s serious, and dangerous, flaws by merely tweaking or adjusting the current business. […]

AdAge: AS FALLOUT FROM FACEBOOK AND CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA CONTINUES, MARKETERS SHRUG

I wrote last week that Facebook can’t be fixed, and though I was not alone in voicing that sentiment it looks like the brands feel […]

Why Facebook can’t be fixed: Part 1

It seems that Facebook has finally run into a scandal shocking enough to make at least some people question the point of being on their […]