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Trolled Online, Women In Politics Fight To Hold Big Tech Accountable In The U.K.

August 19, 2019 at 10:04AM The move in Europe to get tough on tech is partly thanks to an awakening that began with the experiences of women in politics. Trolled Online, Women In Politics Fight To Hold Big Tech Accountable In The U.K….

Time: The U.K.’s Version of the NSA Wants Access to Encrypted Chats. Here’s How it Would Work

July 12, 2019 at 08:26PM The term “ghost protocol” might remind you of a famous blockbuster starring Tom Cruise, but here it applies to a new proposal by the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in the United Kingdom. The GCHQ is the British equivalent of the United States National Security Agency, and the proposal’s function isContinue reading “Time: The U.K.’s Version of the NSA Wants Access to Encrypted Chats. Here’s How it Would Work”

U.K. Regulators Propose Broad Social Media Regulations To Counter ‘Online Harms’

April 9, 2019 at 01:18AM Under the proposed rules, Internet companies will face penalties if they don’t actively monitor and combat harmful speech online. Companies say the proposal is vague. U.K. Regulators Propose Broad Social Media Regulations To Counter ‘Online Harms’…

‘It’s genuine, you know?’: why the online influencer industry is going ‘authentic’

April 05, 2019 at 06:00AM Calamities such as Fyre Festival have tarnished the booming business of YouTube and Instagram stars. Now the industry’s top tastemakers have a new plan: keeping it real. By Sophie Elmhirst In a central London hair salon last December, the fashion influencer Victoria Magrath (@inthefrow) mingled among a few of herContinue reading “‘It’s genuine, you know?’: why the online influencer industry is going ‘authentic’”

Threads emerges from stealth with $10.5M from Sequoia for a new take on enabaling work conversations

February 27, 2019 at 02:05PM The rapid rise of Slack has ushered in a new wave of apps, all aiming to solve one challenge: creating a user-friendly platform where coworkers can have productive conversations. Many of these are based around real-time notifications and “instant” messaging, but today a new startup called Threads coming out ofContinue reading “Threads emerges from stealth with $10.5M from Sequoia for a new take on enabaling work conversations”

Digital minimalism: how do you KonMari a 10-year text message history?

February 26, 2019 at 05:00PM Our hard drives are full of all kinds of clutter, but you can’t hold those files in your hands to see if they spark joy Leaving a long-term relationship, you find yourself standing on the precipice of a life yet unlived; all of a sudden the accumulated trinkets and tchotchkesContinue reading “Digital minimalism: how do you KonMari a 10-year text message history?”

Facebook Has Been Behaving Like ‘Digital Gangsters,’ U.K. Parliament Report Says

February 18, 2019 at 09:41PM “The age of inadequate self-regulation must come to an end,” says Damian Collins, chair of the committee behind the report, which is often scathing on Facebook’s practices and corporate conduct. Facebook Has Been Behaving Like ‘Digital Gangsters,’ U.K. Parliament Report Says…

Softeng Women Dec ’18

Women in Tech Scholarships Code First Girls Rails Girls London – workshop Girls Who Code Women Who Code Women Who Code London Women in Technology London 2019 If you are a “city girl” work in an office who cares about her Fitness and Wellbeing (who doesn’t!), we are sure you are going to enjoy readingContinue reading “Softeng Women Dec ’18”

Topuniversities 2015

QS Topuniversities 2015 Ranking for Computer Science & Information Systems Country/Region 1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) … United States 2 Stanford University … United States 3 University of Oxford … United Kingdom =4 Carnegie Mellon University … United States =4 Harvard University … United States 6 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) … United StatesContinue reading “Topuniversities 2015”

Topuniversities 2016

QS Topuniversities 2016 Ranking for Computer Science & Information Systems Region/Country 1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) … United States 2 Stanford University … United States 3 University of Oxford … United Kingdom 4 Harvard University … United States 5 Carnegie Mellon University … United States 6 University of Cambridge … United Kingdom 7 UniversityContinue reading “Topuniversities 2016”

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