The Ethics of the Data We Collect

Do you remember the uproar about cookies in the late 90s? I don’t mean the sugar-filled kind. I’m talking about web cookies – the bite-sized bits of information that your browser stores locally so that when you return to a website it already knows who you are. If you worked in tech at the time, you […]

More on the Facebook Social Contagion Study

There are thousands of news stories every day. More than any news publication or news hour could possibly cover. Car crashes, robberies, heroic feats, international skirmishes, sporting events, political battles, traffic jams, fires, weather reports, personal interest stories. The list is infinite. Every day, editors curate which stories are worthy of front-page coverage, which should […]