Fight Over Yahoo’s Use of Flickr Photos – WSJ
« A spokesman for Creative Commons, a nonprofit group formed in 2001, confirmed Yahoo is in accord with its licenses. Legally, “it doesn’t appear that Flickr is doing anything wrong,” said Corynne McSherry, intellectual-property director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation ».
How Facebook Could End Up Controlling Everything You Watch and Read Online | WIRED
« Instead of going to all this trouble to get people to click a link on Facebook that takes them somewhere else, the future of Internet content may be a world in which no video, article, or cat GIF gallery lives outside of Facebook at all ».
« By publishing a clip that could appear to be authentic we hoped to take advantage of a tool that’s often used in war; make a video that claims to be real. We wanted to see if the film would get attention and spur debate, first and foremost about children and war. We also wanted to see how the media would respond to such a video ». (via BBC News – #BBCTrending: Syrian ‘hero boy’ video faked by Norwegian director)
Urban Cartography — Medium
« Maps have always been essential. And contested. Today, they shape decisions both serious and trivial, from mapping gene activity, crime risks and rising housing prices, to directing a pedestrian towards the most exotic cup of coffee or the most pleasant route to work ».
This is Uber’s playbook for sabotaging Lyft | The Verge
“‘Brand ambassadors’ with burner phones and credit cards attempt to #shavethestache”
Twitter Now Lets You Search for Any Tweet Ever Sent | WIRED
« I would frequently come into the office and say: ‘can we really do this? »
La logique d’escalade de la modernité – Libération
« Si quelque chose est susceptible de mettre fin à ce régime moderne de mobilisation toujours plus forte, c’est sans doute davantage l’épuisement de l’énergie psychique que celui de l’énergie fossile ».