From today’s Boston Globe, my lighthearted prediction for 2015: DELETE THIS Thanks to an unshakable fear that their own gossip-laden e-mails (not to mention business strategies and classified documents) will be leaked to the world, the people of 2015 will finally decide that it may not be a good idea to have a copy of […]
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Re/code recently published an article on Firechat’s use in Hong Kong, mostly just repeating one of the app’s founders speech from a recent Silicon Valley area tech event. I am really tired of beating this horse, but I really couldn’t help myself, as the attempts to use the ongoing very real-life protests in Hong Kong as […]
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One of the core problems of Twitter with regards to trolling and bullying, is that all users are created equally. While the various follow, filter and block features allow you to craft the version of the Twitter feed that you want to see, it doesn’t stop someone from spreading misinformation about you, spreading actual information […]
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I’ve posted a small manifesto on the (not) mesh experiments I have been posting here. I now call the concept Statuscasting, though I feel that this is a term with a short self life. My goal is to move away from the baggage of mesh, and be as open minded as possible on how mobile devices can communicate without internet or telecommunications infrastructure.
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Here is my first (and most likely a very rare) post on Ello in response to Clay Shirky and apparently Firechat’s Chief Marketing Officer @cshirky (Okay you got me to use ello!) There are many threats beyond sooper-seekritness, and issues beyond Mesh vs “meshy” that need to be considered. I don’t think anyone in the security/hacktivist community […]
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