What I’m Sharing (weekly)

What I’m Sharing (weekly)

Hackers are making personalised ransomware to target the most profitable and vulnerable When Algorithms Are Racist: How to Protect Against Biased Algorithms Ephemeral Messaging on Facebook Could Heighten E-Discovery Stress The Middle Way – An Integrated Approach to Legal Technology Philosophy Over Practice? Perspectives on Legal Education How Will We Prevent AI-Based Forgery? Tim Berners-Lee…

Linked – Zuckerberg’s end-to-end encryption plan could put Facebook at odds with law enforcement
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Linked – Zuckerberg’s end-to-end encryption plan could put Facebook at odds with law enforcement

Try not to get whiplash, but at the same time that many public officials in the US, and all over the world, are screaming about how much information the tech companies have about us, and the violation of our privacy that is involved in that, when one of them even hints at creating a fully…

On the Internet Who Knows What Is Real?
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On the Internet Who Knows What Is Real?

Some deep thoughts based on listening to an episode of On the Media from January titled “Everything is Fake”.  The first couple of segments aren’t a big surprise. Politicians who go looking for border photo ops in Texas will visit the things that back up their story about the border, and they’ll say things about…

IFTTT No Longer An Option for Storing Photos to Google
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IFTTT No Longer An Option for Storing Photos to Google

Got this email earlier from IFTTT (If This Then That): On Friday, March 15th, Google Photos and its associated Applets will be removed from IFTTT. Originally built in-house by our team, the Google Photos service uses the Picasa Web Albums API, which is being deprecated. We support Google’s decisions, though we know it will be a disappointment to…

What I’m Sharing (weekly)

What I’m Sharing (weekly)

why cool offices do nothing to mental health “Job-induced anxiety is on the rise as technology blurs the lines between work and home life. The idea of work-life balance has all but disappeared.” eDiscovery Sanctions: Don’t Lose the War For Lack of a Nail Please Use a Password to Lock Your Phone Searching and Filtering,…

Linked – How Your Office Affects Your Mental Health and Increases Stress
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Linked – How Your Office Affects Your Mental Health and Increases Stress

This makes sense, we spend a lot of time at work, and once we add in a commute, it’s probably closer to 50% or more: ““People who are employed full-time outside the home spend approximately 33 percent of their waking hours at their workplace,” writes Jennifer Veitch, Ph.D., in a 2011 report on workplace design…