In Court, Facebook Blames Users for Destroying Their Own Right to Privacy

In April 2018, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat before members of both houses of Congress and told them his company respected the privacy of the roughly two billion people who use it. “Privacy” remained largely undefined throughout Zuckerberg’s televised flagellations, but he mentioned the concept more than two dozen times, including when he told the … Continue reading In Court, Facebook Blames Users for Destroying Their Own Right to Privacy

US attorney says ‘we are not done’ charging individuals for FTX collapse

Multiple U.S. government agencies held a press conference Tuesday afternoon regarding the indictment of FTX’s former CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried. When asked whether the entities will bring charges against other individuals allegedly involved in the FTX collapse, Damian Williams, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, said during the event, “I can only … Continue reading US attorney says ‘we are not done’ charging individuals for FTX collapse

Senate Democrats call for criminal investigation of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) Wednesday calling for a criminal investigation of what they called the “fraudulent tactics” of Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and CEO of FTX Trading Ltd., which filed for bankruptcy this month.   “Given the department’s commitment to holding perpetrators … Continue reading Senate Democrats call for criminal investigation of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

10 tips for addressing problems with your child’s teacher

A good article worth reading... Over the course of a child’s school years, parents will almost certainly disagree with, or have concerns about, something a teacher does. It’s inevitable, given a parent’s natural concern for their child, the subjective nature of human interactions and the number of decisions teachers make each day. Because teachers are … Continue reading 10 tips for addressing problems with your child’s teacher

Coinbase reports $1.1 billion in net loss, revenue drops 60% in Q2

Largest cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reported a massive loss in both revenue and profit in the June quarter -- logging $1.1 billion in net loss as revenue declined from $2.033 billion to $803 million from a year-ago quarter which is a sharp drop of nearly 60 per cent. In quarterly terms, net revenue of Coinbase … Continue reading Coinbase reports $1.1 billion in net loss, revenue drops 60% in Q2

The Age of the Influencer Has Peaked. It’s Time For the Slacker to Rise Again

There are signs that our individualist culture of achievement and brand alignment has jumped the shark. It’s hard to remember a time when scrolling through Instagram was anything but a thoroughly exhausting experience. Where once the social network was basically lunch and sunsets, it’s now a parade of strategically-crafted life updates, career achievements, and public … Continue reading The Age of the Influencer Has Peaked. It’s Time For the Slacker to Rise Again