There are no easy answers here. If I had the virus and Apple could dip into the location history of my phone and see who I may have come into contact with, and get to those people for early diagnosis, I might want them to do that, right? “According to published reports, the US government…
What Sherri talks about in regards to the security industry is something I’m seeing over and over again when reading about diversity. The child care question.
Let me share another resource on the topic with you. In December, there was an episode of People I Mostly Admire with Claudia Goldin, where she talked about the concept of “Greedy work”.
The topic she was chatting about was the gender pay gap and how much child care contributes to it, and one of the reasons we have a gender pay cap, aside from the percentage that is actually discrimination, is that greedy work doesn’t account for child care, but it pays more. So in many families, they have to make a choice between less pay and the flexibility to equally share the child care. The economics of that don’t usually make sense, so one parent takes on the greedy work to maximize the family income while the other steps back to a more flexible role in order to provide the majority of child care. With social norms being what they are, and the other issues that contribute to a gender pay gap, that most often means the man in a heterosexual couple, and here we are with women being vastly underrepresented in these types of positions.
Doc is pointing to a NewsWeek piece on Internet Radio. Steven Levy is declaring Oct. 20 the day internet radio will die. (That’s the day the “retroactive payments” come due, and the day most webcasters will simply cease to exist because they can’t afford the payments.) EBay to purchase PayPal. -I’m not sure what to…
This. Just this. There are no “safe” backdoors. “Once again, this reinforces why we should not allow backdoors to encryption or any other such vulnerability. Over and over again, the proponents of backdooring encryption have insisted that it can be built in a “safe” way, where only government will get the backdoor access to encryption….