May 5th 2013
Temujin Doran has turned from delicious digital minute-long videos that meditate on life, to a video interpretation of Chris Hedges Death of the Liberal Class. Both are artistic works that remind me of the artistic values available through video and the imperative to raise our expectations of digital experiences. Come watch a film, you’ll be glad you did.
April 30th 2013
Dropbox and LinkedIn, I knew there was something I liked about you….Verizon and Amazon, shape-up! Get a look at who the EFF says is, and isn’t, standing up for your privacy.
June 6th 2012
Linked In confirms that potentially millions of its passwords have been compromised – and this comes just a day after they were discovered to be sneaking data from mobile users may fall on the wrong site of privacy rules. Here’s what you need to do right now to protect your data and perhaps your identity.
May 1st 2012
Along with a huge amount of info, photos and recordings around the “Craigslist Killer” investigation – the Boston Police’s release of its Facebook subpoena response raises a tangle of unresolved privacy issues. These include whether Facebook’s policies favor prosecutors, and the privacy of innocent friends. You can also listen in on the cat and mouse of the interrogation, which is on YouTube. Amazing.
April 29th 2012
A bill to protect privacy on social networks such as Facebook has been introduced in Congress. Here’s a serious reality check on why smart employers should keep well away from their staff’s social grid.
March 21st 2012
February 15th 2012
The gay rights protest site “Spreading Santorum” now eclipses the official Santorum campaign site on the major search engines. Its a text book case bad SEO decisions, and the power of offensive though apparently resonate free speech.
October 6th 2011
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Facebook for the use of tracking cookies that records browsing history after users have logged off the service. Imagine the Winklevoss brothers with a mob of 150 million potential litigants.
September 21st 2011
The John Barranco I knew was a scary, mean, egotistical, opportunistic, visionary but selfish man. He was insightful, manipulative, and too often stupid with range. And along the way he may have made off with 30 million dollars intended for disabled kids.
May 17th 2011
Tonight, a few of us here in Massachusetts are having a discussion about what industry and government groups can do to Fuel Massachusett’s Digital Economy. As New York kicked off their plan to be the World’s leading digital city yesterday, its time to ask what role Boston and Massachusetts aspire to in the digital economy.