Apple and Google want you to use your phone less. Here is the real reason why writes Quartz

This goes nicely with my recent post about ‘6 Steps to a better digital lifestyle external link ‘ and I suggest the authors book about how companies design products and services exploit human psychology for profit.  external link As cultural theorist Paul Virilio said, “When you invent the ship, you also invent the shipwreck.” Source: Apple and Google want you to use your phone less. Here’s the real reason why — Quartz external link

June 25, 2018 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

Link: Why Privacy Is Under Attack – ProtonMail Blog

Most of us at ProtonMail are part of the last generation born before the World Wide Web was created in 1989 at CERN in Switzerland. In the last 25 years, the web has transformed our world and we now spend more and more of our lives online. Source: Why Privacy Is Under Attack – ProtonMail Blog external link

January 28, 2018 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

Link: How to Live Without Google

Google tracking is more pervasive than most people realize. We show you some alternatives to Google services to limit your exposure. Source: How to Live Without Google external link

January 28, 2018 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

Google began selling its Clips camera today

I have no words right now. This is madness. (the clip is a) small device that uses artificial intelligence to take the right picture when it sees something interesting ? Source: Google began selling its Clips camera today | The Verge external link There is a shimmer of light in all this of course: Not everyone is onboard with the idea of a Google camera that’s always watching them, but the company has pointed out that the device does all of its work with its own hardware, and doesn’t send anything out to external servers....

January 27, 2018 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht