youtube and extremist content
Youtube is saying that they couldn’t react fast enough to the terrorist propaganda.
So why didn’t they:
- shut down video uploads from non-vetted sources temporarily (for a few days or a week)
- hire more people
- have better tools and processes handling events like this
Very important, very insightful summary of the state of liberal democracies and authoritarianism.
WhatsApp cofounder tells students to delete Facebook https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/whatsapp-brian-acton-delete-facebook-stanford-lecture
"Why is noone signing their emails?"
I attempted a historical overview.
This Firefox Send thing is great!
Let me share with you this: https://send.firefox.com/download/d9d0fc297c/#bqWZbQ6gq1Hij_4obM02Pw
Even the House of Commons debate is pathetic.
Geoffrey Howe knew how to give a proper speech when the occasion called for it. Michael Foot knew how to give a proper speech when it was important to frame issues precisely.
These people speaking before the vote tonight sound like a local council meeting.
If there is one takeaway from this swiss voting debacle, then it's this:
Electronic voting is a fundamentally flawed concept because any election where people have to be cryptographers to audit election results lacks legitimacy, period.
Note: ability to audit is not even "verify", it's less than that. Even with a perfect cryptographic system people have to have the ability to look into the results and you can't do that if the average person has to be a cryptographer.