Selling Software That Kills | TechCrunch

Imagine an authoritarian nation where everyone has a phone running a government-customized version of Android — indeed, is required to have one, because every phone is an eye and ear of the national surveillance network. … Right now, carrier bloatware and device control is just an irritation, but look just a little ways into the future, and it’s worryingly easy to envision it actually becoming a serious human rights problem … especially if Western companies keep on selling their oppression technology to all comers.

Source: Selling Software That Kills | TechCrunch

New Normal: Majority Of Unemployed Attended College | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD

For the first time in history, the number of jobless workers age 25 and up who have attended some college now exceeds the ranks of those who settled for a high school diploma or less.

Source: New Normal: Majority Of Unemployed Attended College | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD

 

How much of this is simply because of the rising percentage of college-educated US adults?

Forget About It: Making the Internet More Like Our Brains – The Atlantic

The next wave of digital products won’t just be about archiving the web; they’ll be about destroying that archive.

Source: Forget About It: Making the Internet More Like Our Brains – The Atlantic

 

How much should people be allowed to clean up the evidence of mistakes, real and perceived, in their past? If 2 people are involved in an event and one wants to memorialize it and the other to forget and erase it, whose will/choice will be/live on on the Internet?