Advertising Isn’t What It Used To Be


In the beginning, there was a big of advertising.  I think that most of us who are connected to the web remember back to when you’d see these little unobtrusive adverts appearing as you worked the web. They took up a little real estate on your screen but, in your heart of hearts, you knewContinue reading “Advertising Isn’t What It Used To Be”

How Much Paranoia…


…should a person have when configuring a web browser? I had a good back and forth with @pbeens about this today.  A fresh installation of any web browser comes with certain settings.  With a good browser, you can add extensions to do various things to try to maintain your privacy.  But how much is tooContinue reading “How Much Paranoia…”

Thinking About Privacy


I think that the quality of a keynote address, at least for me, is the ability for it to make me think.  Driving home from ECOO, I’m still mulling around Nora Young’s talk about Big Data.  You can watch it, or rewatch it here. She gave lots of great suggestions about the types of dataContinue reading “Thinking About Privacy”