Links of the day | 在网上找到

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. Apple iPad Pro buyer’s guide – Business Insider – or why the whole tablet versus laptop debate is a bit moot British Draft Law Threatens Data Encryption and Privacy | Grey Coder – no real surprise at the level of stupidity involved in this bill Xiaomi launches new phone to counter Huawei […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Things that made my day this week. I have been quiet on here as El Capitan has a real problem with memory leakage with regards to mail.app, this necessitated a complete rebuild of the computer (which didn’t solve anything) and an eventual pruning of the library. This is a real software quality problem for Apple. […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Things that have made my day this week. A special mention would go to the National Lottery whose website this evening showed how not to cater for peak demand as I explained to my Dad what 503 and 404  error codes were over the phone when he couldn’t purchase his Euromillions ticket for at least […]

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Cross-Device Tracking Creates New Privacy Concerns, FTC Says | Advertising Age – “They do this under the veil of anonymous identifiers and hashed P.I.I. [personally-identifiable information], but these identifiers are still persistent and can provide a strong link to the same individual online and offline,” Ms. Ramirez said, in language that challenges the typical rhetoric from companies […]

The limits of digital

A few articles that I read over the past few days highlighted the edges of digital. The FT published an analysis on the modern problems that digital has wrought on the advertising industry. Jeff Goodby, chairman of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners – a successful longtime American advertising agency said: In the past, he said, the […]