The week in tech, rated on a five point scale
The day the internet stopped | Bitcoin now legal tender | Health app == doctor
People are calling this a ransomware crisis | Windows 11 | Microsoft do some greenwashing
Proof of RAKE (as in raking it in) | Tinder introduce a 'please think twice' feature
Google announce new technology to scare and annoy | Tesla and Bitcoin need to take a break | Thank you for those search results... how about a chat?
Australia switching all WhatsApp users to business accounts | A crowd-sourced surveillance network
Having a .tech TLD makes you COOL, no arguments | Twitter's scroll to success | Signal's suppressed ad campaign
Please change the world, but ignore that the world even exists | Tesla's triple whammy | Now you can deepfake a great lake
A capitalist's love letter | A wilful misunderstanding of data portability | ban facial recognition
Prioritise AI, forget everything else | A responsible ML initiative | A very wealthy robot
The Augmented Army | What's the Winklecost of a Winklevoss? | an unsurprising Turing Award winner
A FLoC of disgusting low fat cookies | upload, meditate, repeat | lucrative exploits
So much hearing, yet no listening | Wrist Flex | Anything can be a toilet
Horrific/Terrific is taking leave from Substack | asset theft | a nifty alternative to sim-swapping
Google's plan to phase out cookies will only make them STRONGER, and make me SICKER | Do you need to buy/sell NFTs or are you already a massive douche?
Feeling left out? Form a tech consultancy! | Juicy delicious super Tweets | Cambridge Analytica Lite
Pixelated assets | heat your home with bitcoin | gig worker = lame. Quest taker = much better!
Cars with drivers disgust me | Self-sufficient Fire Sticks | No, you need to PAY for those links
BUY DOGECOIN | Working through your feelings with a ransomware attack | Twitter Pro
Apple VS Facebook | Google VS Microsoft | Amazon VS your face
Signal awarded with Best New App of 2021 by NASA | a forking bad time | The Big Society but for Misinformation.
Deplatform, decentralise, desocialise, denazify | I'm so done with mining Bitcoin on Earth, get me out of here
What data can they collect from your poo? | A full-stack ban | Stop complaining and just move to Signal
Don't just alphabetise, unionise | a machine imitating a human imitating an avocado imitating a chair
Misinformation, abridged | Doing more learning with less bits | year++
Christmas comes early for Google | An Elon Musk fail | Our lives are mostly online now — let's regulate!