When I saw Traffic in 2000 I felt the effects of the “War on Drugs” had finally arrived in popular media. But the discussion was not picked up, no visible policy changes came, especially in the US. This seems to have changed in the last years, at least according to my filter bubble. Mexico and the United [...]
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I’ve come to like the Android after my early heavy frustrations (there’s a post coming up on what’s fundamentally right (read: compared to iOS)), but I can’t shut up on some very fundamental, conceptual issues that will (for now) make some people less happy than they should be with their Androids: Customers have to specifically [...]
I’m under the impression that everybody who reviewed the Samsung Galaxy S I9000 and gave it big praise (even as an iPhone contender) has not really used the device for more than two minutes. There are so many annoyances and glitches that must not happen to well-designed user-friendly devices. The Samsung mail client Samsung has [...]
Real issues of Google Public DNS or Thinking about technology in terms of motivations and possibilitiesFriday, den 4. December 2009
Critics immediately voice privacy concerns when Google launches a new service. This time, PC World comments on Google’s announcement of their own DNS service, declaring it safe because “it’s in their privacy statement”. But this completely misses the point. Privacy statements can change and the availability of data may arouse new interests… In order to [...]