David Banks (@da_banks) on Open Source Software

The average person doesn’t have a use for complicated backend server software. They do need a social media network that isn’t out to exploit them for profit. The failure of the F/OSS community to come out with a polished, user-friendly, and user-run social media network, while Facebook…

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Christopher Mims (@mims) on Twitter Security

I met Williams in a funny way: He texted me from my own cellphone number, something I didn’t even realize was possible. He obtained my number in the first place after I deliberately told the world my Twitter password in order to demonstrate that newer, device-based authentication methods can…

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Paul Williams on Music Licensing

Such an imbalance would not happen in a free market, where real competition exists and songwriters have more control over how our music is licensed. But under the current consent decree system, songwriter compensation reflects the true value of our work less and less, even as our music is being…

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Leslie Kaufmann on USA Today

For Social Media Tuesdays, the staff must act as if there is no other way to get their articles except through sites likes Facebook and Reddit. That means USA Today’s journalists diligently place each of their famously punchy, graphic-rich stories onto various social media platforms. The purpose is to…

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Google Account Manager

Google's new account manager is a simplified overview of your Google activity.…

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