I worry about things like Google Workspace sometimes. Am I paying enough for the product to cover the cost of supplying the product to me, or is Google having to raise additional revenue to cover the cost of serving me? Is Google raising additional revenue even though they don't have to in order to cover my cost?

🔖 About those kill-switched Ukrainian tractors doctorow.medium.com/about-thos 🗒 annotated via.hypothes.is/https://doctor

🔖 Google and Meta’s underwater cables up the stakes on internet control | Rest of World restofworld.org/2022/google-me

So as my pinned Mastodon posts describe, I've got some tech that automatically posts my bookmarks and annotations here in Mastodon (as well as Twitter). Since Mastodon has both a larger character limit and a delete-and-re-edit button, I find I'm deleting the automated posts and editing to add more context and shout-outs to people who point out good resources.

I think this is a good thing.

🔖 Cautionary Tales from Cryptoland (Harvard Business Review) hbr.org/2022/05/cautionary-tal 🗒 annotated via.hypothes.is/https://hbr.or

This is part of a series of articles in the Harvard Business Review about "Web3" stuff.

Originally found via @dsalo at digipres.club/@dsalo/108285250. Thanks for the link!


@dsalo I only read the abstract, but I’m hooked.

@dsalo may I presume you are introducing some non-bibliographic scheme? PBcore, FGDC, DatwinCore, or the like? Getting professionals to think outside the bibliographic universe, when appropriate, is important for a well-rounded view of metadata.

🔖 Slides from "Lessons From the Fifty-Year Quest to Turn Programmers into Software Engineers" by Adam Barr, Software Consultant, Crosslake Technologies drive.google.com/file/d/1UWNCd

@tdotrob I don’t know if it is working…it is too early for me to have noticed any change in my feed. In the annotations, though, I talk about how this is an interesting, nuanced approach to improving community engagement. Nextdoor may never tell us if it is effective, but I find the concepts useful to consider more broadly. See code4lib.social/@dltj/10827981

Found this via @dsalo, if I recall correctly. Based on a directed graph of phone and text interactions, a person’s activity can be re-identified.

🔖 How AI can identify people even in anonymized datasets sciencenews.org/article/ai-ide 🗒 annotated via.hypothes.is/https://www.sc

This is an interesting article because it ends with a quote from the chief product officer about prioritizing quality comments over engagement, and admits that recent changes have increased quality at the expense of engagement.

🔖 Nextdoor will remind users to keep conversations 'constructive' and 'empathetic' | Engadget engadget.com/nextdoor-construc 🗒 annotated via.hypothes.is/https://www.en

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