May 2020

Facebook’s Hidden Likes
Posted May 27, 2020 Written by admin

Both social scientists and media bigwigs are beginning to explore the influence of social media on human behavior. Starting with the whispers of Instagram’s hidden follower and like-count experimentation, Facebook has now thrown its digital hat into the ring – they, too, are prototyping hidden likes privately.

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Google’s “City-Within-A-City”
Posted May 18, 2020 Written by admin

Last week, Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. released a statement announcing that they were discontinuing plans to transform an area of Toronto’s waterfront called Quayside into a “high-tech utopia.”

The Terrorist Threat of Dark Data
Posted May 12, 2020 Written by admin

Media have largely ignored an incredibly important issue – dark data. Dark data is not, by its nature, as ominous as the title implies. “Dark” or “dusty” data is simply a byproduct of the mass quantities companies collect from users over the web.

DARK DATA: Control, Alt, Delete – Independent Press Award Winner in Political Thriller
Posted May 6, 2020 Written by admin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Douglas J. Wood receives national recognition through the  INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD®! (NEW YORK, NEW YORK) — The INDEPENDENT PRESS […]