Why Facebook Home bothers me: It destroys any notion of privacy
I am not particularly worried (anymore) by the stuff that Facebook, or other companies for that matter, are trying to get away with. They have done it over and over again and either pulled it off or met with (some) resistance.
No, what worries me is that apparently companies like Facebook, Google and others first have to announce this stuff or even have to implement it, before governments, lawmakers, advocacy groups, etc. seem to start thinking about what the implications of these kinds of applications and services are.
The Mouse Cleans House: Disney Shuts Down LucasArts
Now, after over five months, Disney executed Order 66 on their recently acquired videogames studio, LucasArts, and its 150 employees.
I don’t care about the games or the movies or anything, but what’s the point of acquiring a company and then kicking its employees to the curb shortly after?
I’m Cory Doctorow, and This Is How I Work
The latest story in the ‘This Is How I Work’ series on Lifehacker. I like the fact that Doctorow apparently uses text files a lot. Nice and simple.