A Eulogy for Twitter — The Atlantic
We've been trying to figure out the moment Twitter turned, retracing tweets to see whether there was something specific that soured the platform. Something is wrong on Twitter. And people are noticing. Or, at least, the kind of people we hang around with on Twitter are noticing. And it's maybe not a very important demographic, this very weird and specific kind of user: audience-obsessed, curious, newsy. Twitter's earnings last quarter, after all, were an improvement on the period before, and it added 14 million new users for a total of 255 million. The thing is: Its users are less active than they once were. Twitter says these changes reflect a more streamlined experience, but we have a different theory: Twitter is entering its twilight.
An update on Microsoft’s approach to Do Not Track – Microsoft on the Issues
As industry standards evolve, how we implement those standards evolve as well. So to reflect the current requirements of the privacy standard for tracking preferences, Microsoft is changing how Do Not Track (DNT) is implemented in future versions of our browsers: We will no longer enable it as the default state in Windows Express Settings.
Are Paleo Diets More Natural Than GMOs? – Scientific American
Stick that in you Origó and eat it.
Begrotingscontrole: diamantsector krijgt fiscaal cadeautje – DeWereldMorgen.be
Begrotingscontroles zitten vol verrassingen. Premier Charles Michel verkondigde op de persconferentie vrolijk dat er deze keer vooral meevallers waren. De federale regering moet 750 miljoen euro minder besparen. De regionale regeringen zullen dat gat moeten vullen. De diamantsector krijgt een fiscaal gunstige regeling. Een eerlijke taksshift is dus nog niet in zicht.
Meerkat Vs Periscope: Tech journalist is a sickly mess | BGR
Meerkat’s “success” was the creation of a handful of West Coast tech bloggers who managed to lure major newspapers into covering a phenomenon that did not exist.