Data, while often useful for tracking our personal goals, is often also a double edged sword when third parties use the data in ways that we cannot control. You may have nothing to hide, but that doesn’t mean that companies should be allowed to track your personal data.
Curiously, I asked my cousin a question over lunch in Taipei, wrestling with pieces of my identity as an American-born Taiwanese. “Is it obvious to people that I’m not from here?”
Little was reported in western media a few weeks ago as Lee Ming-Che (李明哲), “pled guilty” in a Chinese trial in which allegations were that he had written articles “intended to subvert the state’s power.”
The foundation of modern day product development process known as design thinking starts with a question: “What is the problem that users are trying to solve, and how can my product be useful and meaningful to users in solving that particular challenge?”
I’ve always interpreted the Second Amendment very literally: a provision that allows citizens of the United States the right to own firearms. But in a recent conversation with a startup founder, he suggested that it could also be interpreted to include digital encryption as a kind of modern weapon for self defense.
WordPress is used by 27% of all the websites on the internet. Despite this, WordPress has some security considerations and does not scale well out of the box.