The New York Times: “Apple’s iOS 15 and Google’s Android 12 operating systems beefed up their privacy controls this year to give you more warnings — and options — when a site or service wants to use personal information like location or browser clicks. Concerned about how your data is being used by apps and websites?
Apple’s iOS 15 and Google’s Android 12 operating systems beefed up their privacy controls this year to give you more warnings — and options — when a site or service wants to use personal information like location or browser clicks. Here’s a quick guide to those settings…
CNET: “Cryptocurrency reached a peak in 2021. Bitcoin once again notched an all-time high valuation, surpassing $65,000 (earlier in the year, it had dipped below $30,000). And this year bitcoin — and cryptocurrency in general — penetrated deeply into financial services as well as the culture, gaining an expanding foothold in popular art, commerce and other corners of the mainstream. If you’re looking for a primer on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, you’re in the right place. We’ll take a look at the basics — what bitcoin is, where it comes from and how to buy it — as well as a range of other topics including valuation, legality and its practical applications…”
Fast Company: “…Now, there’s a new tool to help combat microaggressions. Micropediais an encyclopedic website that features everyday microaggressions that those from marginalized groups face. At a time when many are worried about being “cancelled” for saying something offensive, the Micropedia aims to be a nonjudgmental way for people to learn about what might make someone else feel uncomfortable…Stephanie Yung, head of design at the creative agency Zulu Alpha Kilo, led the design and creation of the Micropedia.
She, along with many on her team, had experienced microaggressions over the course of their lives but couldn’t find a reliable one-stop resource for tackling them. “You might find an academic article about the impact of microaggressions, or a media story about a particular offensive comment,” she says. “But we wanted to created a place where people could come to learn about the range and breadth of microaggressions.”..
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