17th March 2017
Interesting news, articles and opinions that Doteveryone staff have discovered this week. Reading for everyone.
Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to have more power in our lives, and we should resist
Facebook seems unlikely to police itself, so it’s up to its users and other organizations to start to exert pressure for it to do so.
The great cryptocurrency heist
Blockchain enthusiasts crave a world without bankers, lawyers or fat-cat executives. There's just one problem: trust.
The Architecture of Artificial Intelligence
This vision of the future architect was imagined by engineer and inventor Douglas Engelbart during his research into emerging computer systems at Stanford in 1962.
48M Twitter accounts are actually bots
A study released by the University of Southern California reports that roughly nine to 15 percent of Twitter accounts on the microblogging website are so-called bots controlled by software instead of humans.
Tim Berners-Lee: I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it
I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, access opportunities, and collaborate across geographic and cultural boundaries.
Many smartphone owners don’t take steps to secure their devices
More than a quarter (28%) of smartphone owners say they do not use a screen lock or other security features to access their phone.
Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?
Tech companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to improve conditions for female employees. Here’s why not much has changed—and what might actually work.
Adam Curtis on the dangers of self-expression
Art is good; self-expression is great. What it isn’t is a substitute for political action to transform the world and challenge power.
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