Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Duck Duck Go

 Debt collectors can now text, email and DM you on social media NPR

Cybersecurity risk to NSW Electoral Commission unanswered weeks out from council elections

Auto Workers Win Direct Democracy in Referendum Labor Notes


What is ‘The Great Resignation’? An expert explains World Economic Forum


Loving Lies Air Mail

The Best History Books: The 2021 Wolfson Prize Shortlist Five Books

Hampstead’s heaven: 150 years of the Heath FT

Country diary: The underground secret by Hadrian’s Wall Guardian

The masterpieces stolen by the Nazis BBC

Surveillance, Companionship, and Entertainment: The Ancient History of Intelligent Machines MIT Press Reader

Hope ‘rabbit hotels’ can help Britain’s decimated population bounce back Guardian

Mel Brooks Writes It All Down New Yorker

Owlet Stops Selling Its Baby Monitoring Smart Socks After Receiving Warning Letter From FDAGizmodo

This quick trick deletes your embarrassing Google search history for good

CNET – Did you just search something embarrassing on Google? Whatever your reason for searching may be, Google has a quick and easy way to delete those last search queries. (You can check out how to stop Google from tracking you and how to automatically delete your location and activity history, too.) The feature, which the search giant unveiled at its Google I/Odevelopers conference in May, is among a handful of options designed to protect user privacy.  While Google didn’t get into the nitty-gritty of the various reasons why someone might want to expunge the record of their search history, the company did demonstrate how to do it, along with hiding select pictures from Google Photos.  You can watch in the video below, or scroll down for instructions on how to delete your recent search history…” [Or just use DuckDuckGo!]