You know how video ads, video interstitials in online articles, have been getting more and more popular over the last few years?
That's because Facebook told everybody that people paid a lot of attention to video ads.
Turns out, THAT's because Facebook desperately wanted advertisers to buy the more-expensive video slots (instead of plain text or images) and falsified their viewing metrics, sometimes by a factor of /nine hundred/:
The Engineer in the #Google vs. #Uber ‘Stolen Tech’ Case Really Was Terrible. Modified self driving #car software to travel in unauthorised areas. Caused major accident injuring a Google executive. Serious issues this bloke has.
"We prefer pocket servers to those in the clouds"
"Networks Of One's Own is a para-nodal periodic publication that is itself collectively written in a network. [...] The series aims to document a set of tools, experiences, ways of working that are diverse in terms of their temporality, granularity and persistence."
The incredibly well documented hybrid publication and manual and executable https://networksofonesown.constantvzw.org is released.
#etherpad #raspberrypi #etherbox
The Automation Charade
The rise of the robots has been greatly exaggerated. Whose interests does that serve?
☄️📃 Cosmic Spreadsheets now up as a PDF
The full Supra Systems book is at http://suprasystems.studio/
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