How to run a small social network site for your friends – Darius Kazemi

It’s easier than ever to create a small community for your friends, family, or organization that stays as private or public as you want.

Why does decentralization matter? – Official Mastodon Blog

This is a good, real-world explainer of a core philosophy behind Mastodon and the greater fediverse of connected, interoperable services, like PixelFed. I’m a big fan of this grown platform of content and social platforms, especially their underlying design and mission.

Google is losing users’ trust – Slate

Matthew Green at Slate, after Google changed a default Chrome feature to…

What if we didn’t have to grant access to *all* contacts?

Granting permission for an app or service to upload our contacts can…

Appfail Report – Threats to Consumers in Mobile Apps

I have the PDF but haven’t read it yet. I’m glad to…

Apple seems to be walking its privacy talk

I’m doing research for an upcoming MacLife column. As far as I can tell,…
Lion’s Address Book allows you to select which details to share with…