The most controversial #nbcpolitics tweet of today’s presidential debate wasn’t particularly profound, but it will be the most talked about because of the account it came from and the 24,000 people it reached: @KitchenAidUSA: “Obamas gma even knew it was going 2 b bad! ‘She died 3 days b4 he became president’.” #nbcpolitics The tweet [...]
Category: Technology in Society
The 22 year old shooter, Jared Lee Loughner, is no exception. He had a MySpace profile and a Youtube channel, revealing both what he looks like, some biographical details, and a bizarre personal philosophy mentioning grammer, the timeline of man, and currency creation.
A video recently went up where Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the time to apologize to Facebook’s users for the multiple recent confusing and “open by default” changes to Facebook’s privacy settings.
Gal Shpantzer, friend of the blog, fellow blogger, and a writer for CSO Online asked us to bring some attention to a worthy cause. As part of his talk at Security B-Sides Boston in Cambridge, MA, he will partake in certain unabashed activities for each monetary contribution threshold reached for Hackers for Charity.
During Yahoo!’s Hack Days, developers create web applications relying on Yahoo’s APIs (application program interface) or open source libraries. Initially started as an internal Yahoo event in 2005 by the then CTO Chad Dickerson, Hack Days for the public are also scheduled with the first one appearing in 2006 at the company headquarters in Sunnyvale California. The event typically involves scheduled talks along with hacking time, demo sessions, and prizes for the top hacks. This year’s event on October 17th in Taiwan added a somewhat controversial aspect to the gathering, the objectification of women.