Why Snow Isn’t Always White: Over at JS

Why Snow Isn’t Always White: Over at JSTOR Daily, Matthew Wills has an interesting read on all the different ways snow can be…


Uber Wants To Replace India’s Iconic Auto Rickshaws With Chauffeured Hatchbacks

Taxi business a booming !!!

How baby boomers ruined parenting forever

Helicopter Parenting and us !!

Apple Cauterizing HealthKit At Launch Shows How High The Stakes Are 

Online Shopping Isn’t as Profitable as You Think

online and off – sometimes maybe you need offline too ?!

The Cost of Continuously Checking Email

Multi tasking is a myth !

A Tale Of Two Patents: Why Facebook Can’t Clone Snapchat

Patents again but playing out interestingly with no one saying anything !!

How to Negotiate with Someone More Powerful than You

negotiate with power !

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Solar panels on the tarmac ….

Facebook Gets it. Google Doesn’t.

Facebook is addressing a strong desire for privacy by its users. This needs be known and understood!


Facebook announced a new way for people to log in to apps “anonymously” today. You still log into the (third party) app using your Facebook credentials, but Facebook sends absolutely no information about you at all to the app.

Read all the coverage about it on TechMeme. The tech press is impressed, even to to point of wondering if there’s a catch.

I don’t know the details, such as if this is something all apps have to implement if they want Facebook login, or if developers can opt not to offer it while still using the “normal” FB login.

But it doesn’t really matter. Facebook is addressing a strong desire for privacy by its users.

Distill that even further and it comes down to this – Facebook is treating its users, at least in this case, like its customers.

Then there’s Google. Today I read that they’re going to…

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