iot owns you, no?

We need the right to fix our own property. We need the right to kick invasive advertisers out of our devices. We need the ability to shut down the information back-channels to advertisers, not merely because we don’t love being spied on, but because those back doors are security risks, as the stories of Superfish … Continue reading iot owns you, no?

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No more FB Groups App

The main reason they are removing it is because no ads run on groups and they need us to be on the main feed. “I really want to be able to just have this app to keep up with friends and not have to actually go on Facebook. But the app is currently pretty terrible … Continue reading No more FB Groups App

Making mistakes at work

These developers were human. They made a mistake. And so did the reviewers who audited this code. I’ve read some comments on Reddit and HackerNews along the lines of: “What an obvious mistake! How was it even possible they missed this?” (Ignoring that the “obvious” vulnerability was introduced in January and only now discovered.) When … Continue reading Making mistakes at work

No more Lush

Lush 99.5FM, known for its focus on indie and local music, announced on Monday (17 July) that it would be ceasing transmission on 31 August, 11.59pm. via Local radio station Lush 99.5FM to close after 13 years This is really sad. Beside KISS, this is other channel that I frequently listen to. It would be … Continue reading No more Lush

Chromebook or Windows

I originally switched to Mac because I loved the idea of a Unix terminal being right there, and it was clearly the best for web development, but the sheer simplicity of Bash on Windows throws that into question for me. via How to set up the perfect modern dev environment on Windows - Charged I’m … Continue reading Chromebook or Windows

Less data

I never thought I would do this especially from someone who lives in the tech scene. I just reduced my data plan. (Nothing great but I like you to take a moment and hear out my story) There was a period of time where I keep wanting more. More data = more freedom = able … Continue reading Less data

No ads, Gmail

Ads will continue to appear inside the free version of Gmail, as promoted messages. But instead of scanning a user’s email, the ads will now be targeted with other personal information Google already pulls from sources such as search and YouTube. Ads based on scanned email messages drew lawsuits and some of the most strident … Continue reading No ads, Gmail

Yahoo! looking cool again!

Yahoo! looking cool again! Earlier this year, we announced an ongoing effort to sharpen our focus and deliver experiences that enhance your daily lives. As part of that, today we’re shutting down a few products so we can continue to focus on creating beautiful products that are essential to you every day. via - Keeping our Focus on … Continue reading Yahoo! looking cool again!

Launchbyte: It’s hazy in here

Launchbyte - 02: It’s hazy in here. Yes, our 2nd episode. We talked about haze monitoring apps, 3D printing and project management tools (trello & asana) love to hear your feedbacks here.

It’s time to start again.

It's time to start again. Launchbyte is a side project with Chris Cai. It's a podcast about startup environment and the tech scene locally. Launchbyte actually started many months ago, but due to our busy schedule it got put away. Thank you everyone who gave us your time. this time we will not failed you We here at … Continue reading It’s time to start again.