Password managers can help you identify when you’re on the site you want, or might be somewhere you do not intend. By comparing the url of the site you’re on, to the urls saved in the password manager, the password manager can indirectly alert you to a suspicious situation. Here’s an example. In the Robinhood […]
The New York Times released a report (with some fancy graphics) detailing location data use by apps for advertising, outside the main purpose of the app. Only 10 apps were covered in depth, but the findings reveal how some advertising companies aggregate location data from apps.
Readings Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Thich Nhat Hanh via Lion’s Roar Teach tech with cartoons by Julia Evans Why We Contradict Ourselves and Confound Each Other with Daniel Kahneman via On Being (listen) On Overuse of Technology Follow Cal Newport. He lead me to Jony Ive’s talk at the New Yorker Tech fest. Here’s the […]
By including content blockers in iOS, Apple now allows developers to build ad blocking apps for mobile Safari. But more importantly, Apple has started a conversation about the ethics of ad blocking on the web. After only a few days Apple has (inadvertently?) pushed the topic into the limelight. With the advent of content blocking apps, people […]
I recently submitted my first iOS app to the App Store and spent quite a bit of time searching ways to navigate some of the less intuitive parts of Apple’s submission process. Tons of guides walk through step by step, this is meant to help fill in the gaps. For those looking for a overview, […]