Messages in iCloud is a clever, though flawed feature. What if our devices could handle these features directly on their own?
March 26, 2021
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.
July 12, 2019
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.
January 2, 2019
Google is losing users’ trust – Slate
Matthew Green at Slate, after Google changed a default Chrome feature to…
October 6, 2018
What if we didn’t have to grant access to *all* contacts?
Granting permission for an app or service to upload our contacts can…
April 12, 2018
Appfail Report – Threats to Consumers in Mobile Apps
I have the PDF but haven’t read it yet. I’m glad to…
March 30, 2016
Apple seems to be walking its privacy talk
I’m doing research for an upcoming MacLife column. As far as I can tell,…