News

23 November 2021

The METAverse or The Matrix?

The METAverse or The Matrix?

It’s time for each of us to make Neo’s choice…

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News

19 October 2021

Flat on its Facebook

The real cause of Facebook’s outage problems is centralization –  also known as The Cloud.

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News

5 October 2021

What the FLoC?

best and brightest minds in technology, would be the most vibrant and innovative companies in the world. Yet, a couple of recent reports reveal that their lead may be slipping. 

Facebook is a $100 billion/year advertising company that has no problem using AI and algorithms to create incredibly accurate profiles of every single user.  Yet, they cannot make the AI accurate enough so as not to mislabel people as primates?

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News

21 September 2021

To Compete or not to Compete

The FTC recently re-filed a lawsuit against Facebook for anti-competitive behaviour relating to its purchase of Instagram in 2012 and WhatsApp in 2014. Both transactions were approved at the time, but things have changed. Facebook has leveraged these purchases to become a monopoly in the Social Media world. Fortunately, the FTC wants to re-consider its approvals.

As early as 2008, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook famously declared that “it is better to buy than to compete.” With Zuckerberg already on record as a big fan of anti-competitive behaviour four years earlier than the Instagram purchase, why did the FTC give its blessing to the transaction?

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Social

6 September 2021

If Anti-trust Laws, Content Controls & Regulations can’t fix Facebook – What can?

The Biden administration in the US is signaling its intention to update anti-trust regulations by appointing hot shot anti-trust lawyers to run the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the National Economic Council and the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. But will it be enough?

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Social

17 August 2021

Planet Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that he wants Facebook to become an online ‘metaverse’. He literally wants you to live, work and play on Facebook. I guess owning everyone’s social life isn’t enough for Zuck, and I suppose a net worth of $128 Billion isn’t enough either.

Are you as tired as I am hearing these multi-hundred billionaires telling the world just how great they are going to make our lives?

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Technology

22 April 2021

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Data Breach Mayhem

With data breaches on the rise, it’s time to stop trusting our data with cloud providers. It’s time to Decentralize. 

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