🤖 In Case You Missed It In May
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🔫 Newsletter #79: Guns, Lobbying and Social Media | Zuckerberg Sued | TikTok | Snap | Crypto and Metaverse
For 2 years, 50 senators have held up new background laws for buying guns. And the killing continues, decade after decade. Also, in this issue; Snap's stock price collapse, Mark Zuckerberg just can not get away from Cambridge Analytica and someone stole Seth Green's Bored Ape!
🙊 Newsletter #78: State of Crypto | Social Media Censorship | TikTok
Bitcoin is down 60% in 6 months and the sceptics are out. But what really is the the state of the crypto economy. Plus; new research shows the extent that Americans believe social media censors political POVs. And TikTok addiction keeps on growing!
🎙Newsletter #77: Stocks and Bitcoin Collapse | EU's BigTech Regs | iPod RIP | Elon's Twitter Soap Opera
Bitcoin and tech stocks are having a shocker, wiping out the pandemic gains of the last 2 years. Meanwhile, the EU agree firm rules on content moderation. And Elon Musk's Twitter soap opera continue. Plus, the end of the iPod, but the start of my new Podcast!
🏡 Newsletter #76: AirBnB's New Way of Working | The Internet Computer | India's Super App Tata Neu
AirBnB has used the pandemic well. They've got their own house in order and just reported good numbers. Now they've gone one step further and changed the way they work. Plus, The Internet Computer wants to democratise the internet. And Tata's new super app raised privacy concerns.
🧮 Newsletter #75: BigTech's BigNumbers | Elon's BigDebt | Twitter Rumbles On | DALL-E 2 AI Art
Elon Musk is borrowing big time against his Tesla stock to buy Twitter. He's skating on thin ice with that one and many doubt he'll still go through with it. Also, it's earnings week as the big tech stocks report for the quarter.
Big Tech Little Tech
The podcast that even your mum can understand.
🎙Episode #2: Crypto | Bitcoin | TikTok | Deepfakes | AI Surveillance | RIP iPod | Google AR
Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston talk about crypto and the status of Bitcoin, what’s good and bad about facial recognition, and who does the best deepfakes? Plus, Google AR glasses, TikTok, Burt Reynolds as James Bond, the iPod (RIP), and what pixel pressure means
🎙Episode #1: Elon & Twitter | Free Speech | AirBnB | Remote Working | WeCrashed
Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston discuss what motivates Elon Musk, and what he wants to do with Twitter. Also, Airbnb is letting its workforce work from anywhere. Do others follow suit? Do they care? Plus, the Ionic 5 EV, Breaking Dad, WeCrashed, cookies, and Ron Shevlin.
Wiser! Insights And Analysis
Tech Industry Groups Are Watering Down Attempts at Privacy Regulation, One State at a Time
Divide and conquer. That's the strategy when it comes to fending off BigTech in the USA. With individual states going their own way, disconnected from any Federal efforts, BigTech's considerable spending on lobbying is overwhelming lawmakers one state at a time.
Social media has not done enough to stop hate. Now Texas wants to make it even harder!
There's a worrying connection between Social Media, the rise in hate crime, and the battle for free speech. The mass killing of Black people in Buffalo by a young white male is yet another example of the toxic mix of freely available guns and the wide spread dissemination of conspiracy theories.
BigTech Face Huge Fines In New EU Crackdown On Illegal Content
The EU's crackdown on BigTech takes another step forward with the Digital Services Act. This is all about content moderation with clear obligations, and penalties, on BigTech to protect users and keep their houses in order. Expect global ramifications!
Elon Puts Twitter Deal On Hold: A Negotiation Or 2nd Thoughts?
Elon Musk has apparently discovered that there may be more bots and fake accounts on Twitter than Twitter had led us all to believe. No sh$t Sherlock! This is turning into a proper soap opera that Succession is going to find to beat!
Elon's Twitter Soap Opera Rumbles On: it's the show that everyone is watching!
It's 6 weeks since Elon Musk disclosed his intentions to buy Twitter. A controversial move for many reasons: free speech, breaking the SEC rules, upsetting shareholders, Donald Trump. It's a soap opera with Musk playing J R Ewing in his Texan ranch. The show that everyone is watching!
Elon Musk Skating On Thin Ice...If He Goes Ahead And Buys Twitter
Elon Musk's Twitter soap opera is compelling viewing. It's like Season 4 of Succession has come a year earlier than expected....assuming it goes ahead. Right now, you'd have to think that Elon Musk is not feeling very comfortable carrying the single largest leveraged buyout in US corp history.
A Rough Week for Bitcoin As Prices Crash Below $30k
Is now the time to buy, sell or hodl your Bitcoin? The price has been on a downward trajectory since late November, then it hit its all time high. Now it has less than half the value. What to do? That is the question.
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My Tech Stack of Gadgets and Gizmos
When you're a creator, time is precious and you don't want to waste any of it faffing around with substandard tools and technology. Investing in the right equipment is the best investment you can make as a creator. Here's a breakdown of some of the things I use.
Speed Write Posts for Linkedin Using Genei AI Writing Tool
An easy way to produce Linkedin Posts using Genei's AI writing tool. Plus GPT3 explained.
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