How to replace El Capitan’s missing Secure Empty Trash | Macworld – SSD as security risks. This is because they can only be read and written to a limited amount of times which poses problems when you want to do three or more overwrites on a regular basis as part of the secure empty trash process. More on SSDs here.
Fake Everything 2019 Update – 50 odd examples of how the online advertising marketplace is thoroughly corrupted. This should bring up questions around efficiency and effectiveness. Unfortunately this seems to have been surprised by the cult of disruption above everything else.
Internet advertising to grow at slowest rate since 2001 dotcom bust | Media | The Guardian – deceptive visuals, but interesting analysis. We’re now in the tyranny of high numbers. In addition, there is now data available that underlines concerns about having a balanced media mix in play. More on online advertising here.
AR/VR early stage valuations soften, leading to investment and acquisition opportunities | VentureBeat – China investing more in VR and AR than the US. These investments seem to be focused exclusively on domestic market requirements.
Hackers breach FSB contractor, expose Tor deanonymization project and more | ZDNet – interesting that Tor networks have been breached. Tor was developed by US defence department grants to provide secure internet communications for people living under repressive regimes.