Yesterday, Pew Internet and American Life Project (in collaboration with Berkman) unveiled a brilliant report about “Teens, Social Media, and Privacy.” As a researcher who’s been in the trenches on these topics for a long time now, none of their find
Breaking Development Orlando 2013: Pitfalls & Triumphs of the Cross-Screen Experience by Cameron Moll. Via HTML5Weekly, which describes it thus:
A video presentation from Breaking Development Orlando 2013 where Cameron Moll walks through what’s required to present a consistent Web experience to users regardless of where the experience begins, continues, and ends.
It’s time to stop thinking of computer programming as a specialty subject. Schools should respect it as a fundamental skill.
Me and Granmama
Google chief Eric Schmidt sounds equally as open to those kind of changes himself. “I think you’re describing a world of tracking which I think is highly unlikely to occur, because people will be upset about it in the same way you are,” Schmidt said in response to a question about the scary future of data-tracking that Google will help create. He continues:
Governments won’t allow it, and it’ll be bad business. And ultimately, in a competitive market, companies want the consumers to be happy. So it’s true tracking in this context…you’re taking a much broader view of the word [‘tracking’] than any I would use. A situation where you go to people and say, ‘Oh, here’s our phone, and we’re going to track you to death,’ people are not going to buy that phone. It’s just a bad business model.
Gerd adds: this will be interesting to watch evolve;)