Tend | Blog – Facebook lied about their ad analytics and it’s not the biggest problem
A new class-action lawsuit claims that the video analytics numbers were actually inflated by 150% – 900%. Worse yet, Facebook didn't disclose the "miscalculation" for over a year after they found out about it.
This Hilarious Optical Illusion for Birds Could Save Your Life
Birds and planes are a bad combination, but it’s not so easy to shoo our avian friends away from airport runways. Thankfully, scientists from France have stumbled upon an ingenious solution to the problem—an optical illusion that appears to scare the crap out of large predatory birds.
D3 is not a Data Visualization Library – Elijah Meeks – Medium
People have a hard time learning D3. If you’re expected to learn the DOM manipulation part first it can be a barrier especially when you’re working on a project where that’s already being handled. The point of learning D3 is to learn how to create data visualization products, and that’s really just part of the library that you can focus on instead of the supplemental functionality.
Study: Google is the biggest beneficiary of the GDPR
Thanks to its dominant market position, the industry leader benefits from a stronger concentration in the online advertising market. Although the number of trackers is decreasing overall, a few large tracking operators such as Google receive even more user data.
Cardinal Pens Scathing Letter to Archbishop Who Accused Pope of Cover-Up – The New York Times
The Vatican has decided to fight fire and brimstone with fire and brimstone. Six weeks after Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the former Vatican ambassador in the United States, shook the church by accusing Pope Francis of covering up sexual abuse, the Vatican broke its public silence on Sunday with a scathing public retort from a powerful prefect for the Congregation for Bishops.