Apple has a special place in my life because of my passion for the company, its history and most importantly because I share the same values.
https://twitter.com/jack/status/1189634360472829952 Please, read the thread which explains the decision I applaud this decision by Twitter's CEO. It is precisely what the doctor ordered. Look at the likes and retweets count from his followers. It is clear people are approving this move. It is not only about being able to put money behind, but it is... Continue Reading →
Stop using Google search. Start using DuckDuckGo. Just like I did. They just announced the they are now using Apple's MapKit for their mapping searches. Announcement can be found here: DuckDuckGo Taps Apple Maps to Power Private Search Results. Searching for famous bagels shops in Montreal, Canada
https://twitter.com/waltmossberg/status/1084320677321150464?s=12 Great video from Rene Ritchie for sure Time has come to have a right to remain private. My quest in 2019 is not only to focus more but also to fight for privacy and ownership of my data. This fight is being fought by carefully selecting which service I choose to use or not... Continue Reading →
In episode #3, after giving you an update on my podcasting experience, I’m talking about me and my four passions (Apple, Photography, Privacy, Climate Change). Things that I referenced during this episode:Lention USB-c hub: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B075Q722R6/ Compass arm for my Yeti microphone from Blue Designs company: https://www.bluedesigns.com/products/compass/ The Business of Internetting, with Stephen Hackett from The Stalman... Continue Reading →
Who cares about privacy and user data ? Not ATT, T-Mobile or Sprint obviously. John Gruber reacted to this. Who cares ? Well, it seems Tim Cook does. Full text of Tim Cook in the Time Magazine. Thank you for this. A thread on Twitter on this follows. https://twitter.com/reneritchie/status/1085841469175488512 Four basic principals proposed by Tim... Continue Reading →
In this episode, I’m talking about my experience of leaving Facebook. That is not an easy thing to do but the process is fully engaged. Enjoy and thanks for listening. Please feel free to visit my blog @ http://numericcitizen.me for all the news and personal comments on my experience quitting Facebook or comments about privacy... Continue Reading →
Following my reading of Wired article "WHY SHOULD ANYONE BELIEVE FACEBOOK ANYMORE?" I had even more reasons to quit Facebook. In a word, the motivation of Facebook is not what they said or what they say. They lied.
That is no surprise but Facebook collect a lot of data. Want to know what exactly? Have a look at this article. I like the last paragraph: The bottom line: Facebook's privacy policies reinforce the message that "you have control over who sees what you share on Facebook." But if you use Facebook at all, you don't have much... Continue Reading →
Facebook exposed private photos from up to 6.8 million users to apps that weren’t supposed to see them, the company said today. These apps were authorized to see a limited set of users’ photos, but a bug allowed them to see pictures they weren’t granted access to. These included photos from people’s stories as well as... Continue Reading →