Happy Western Australia Day. What a week for social media, and not in a good way. Let's recap: 26 May: Twitter added a fact-check link below two of Donald Trump's tweets about mail-in voting.27 May: Donald Trump tweets that… Read on →
Delivered on 01 June 2020. About a 6 min read.
Masayoshi Son's Vision Fund released its earnings results last week, which contained a few odd graphics on horses and unicorns, such as this one: Son wants us to believe that despite some of his investments falling into the 'valley of… Read on →
Delivered on 25 May 2020. About a 5 min read.
Australia's coronavirus tracing app, COVIDSafe - which has also become the political buzzword of choice being dribbled ad nauseam in every.single.speech - passed three milestones this week: Nearly 6 million people have downloaded the app.The COVIDSafe legislation… Read on →
Delivered on 18 May 2020. About a 6 min read.
Regular readers should be well aware of the privacy and security revelations that plagued videoconferencing platform Zoom last month. It was a long list: What wasn't clear was whether or not Zoom would be able to recover from the public… Read on →
Delivered on 11 May 2020. About a 3 min read.
Eleven years ago programmers at Google thought they had solved a long-running problem: early detection of disease activity. As they wrote in a 2009 Nature journal article, such an innovation could save millions of lives: In addition to seasonal influenza,… Read on →
Delivered on 04 May 2020. About a 6 min read.