Interacting With Non-Privacy People

Interacting With Non-Privacy People

I often see people ask “how do I get my family/friends/significant other/coworkers/etc to care about privacy,” but I rarely see anyone ask “should you get them to care at all?” It’s an important question.

Privacy and Death

Privacy and Death

Honestly, it’s probably not a bad idea to give them access to your primary banking email account and your work email so they can inform the relevant people of your passing.

Going private and minimal, for our own good.

Going private and minimal, for our own good.

However, by doing this, we can cause a "virtual personality crisis" because for Twitter we are this awesome developer who just talks about tech and stuff, and for Google we are just some pervert who only want to watch naked women after 11 PM.

Political Confessional: The Man Who Thinks Mass Surveillance Can Work

Political Confessional: The Man Who Thinks Mass Surveillance Can Work

People should be able to say what they want without thinking, “The government is going to get me,” unless I’m talking seriously about committing violence.

Microsoft Contractors Listened to Xbox Owners in Their Homes

Microsoft Contractors Listened to Xbox Owners in Their Homes

Contractors working for Microsoft have listened to audio of Xbox users speaking in their homes in order to improve the console’s voice command features, Motherboard has learned.(Microsoft did not explicitly say humans may review audio recordings from its products in its privacy policy until after Motherboard's earlier reporting on Skype and Cortana).

Most popular types of cyber attacks against individual users, part II

Most popular types of cyber attacks against individual users, part II

Furthermore, good anti-viruses have online protection and will alert you if a web page or an email attachment is trying to infect your system.

Popping the Filter Bubble: My Interview with DuckDuckGo CEO, Gabriel Weinberg [The Knowledge Project Ep. #58]

Popping the Filter Bubble: My Interview with DuckDuckGo CEO, Gabriel Weinberg [The Knowledge Project Ep. #58]

DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg talks data privacy, protecting yourself online and shares his favorite mental models for clearer thinking. So that’s the model I think would be good, is giving people more choice.

Google and Privacy, a Trust Issue | One Step Closer to the Black Mirror.

Google and Privacy, a Trust Issue | One Step Closer to the Black Mirror.

Now that you can access my activity page here you can see how much Google has kept track of your data. As explained earlier the only possible answer to the question is that Google uses all this data to cater to businesses.

The most (un)realistic story about privacy

The most (un)realistic story about privacy

But after a while, this whole privacy and data related things started to seem a little bit boring to Mr. X.

The Dark Web: Here's what criminals can find out about you

The Dark Web: Here's what criminals can find out about you

1 challenge for CXOs, but only 39% have a defense strategy Why deepfakes are a real threat to elections and society 10 signs you may not be cut out for a cybersecurity job Dark Web: A cheat sheet for business professionals Dan Patterson: In this portfolio of information about you and your neighbors, give me some examples of what's in those little rows and columns inside the spreadsheet of information that we call data.

Instagram is listening to you

Instagram is listening to you

At some point I was talking with my cousin (in spanish) about a product I would like to buy: a micro projector connected in Bluetooth to share videos on a wall from my phone.

F-Droid - Free and Open Source Android App Repository

F-Droid - Free and Open Source Android App Repository

A host (list) can be configured as allow, deny, or ignore. Custom DNS Servers can be configured as well, using the same UI, but no differentiation is made between ignored and denied servers.

End of the Free World

End of the Free World

He heralded a “zero marginal cost society.” Under the new regime, the price of every incremental good and service, from search to software, from news to energy, will plunge toward “free” as every device and entity in the world is subsumed in an Internet of Things, where exponential network effects yield a new economy of leisure and abundance.

Customer experience keynote speaker; user experience keynote speaker

Customer experience keynote speaker; user experience keynote speaker

It’s just that you’re our product. What is there about you that’s worth selling if not the stuff you hold private and personal? You didn’t actually think this stuff was free, did you?

Startpage.com

Startpage.com

So why are online companies harvesting our personal data without our consent? That’s why we’re developing online tools that help you to stay in control of your personal information. Because it’s our belief that personal data should be your data, not Big Data.