"OpenSource has failed"

In a 2016 survey from Blackduck, 96% of software products developed that year used open source software. That number is likely higher now. In the software world, particularly software that runs the computing infrastructure of the internet, open source is ubiquitous. One could claim, without any exaggeration, that our current world runs on open source software … Continue reading "OpenSource has failed"

Google to launch 3 new Stadia Pro games on April 1

US-based search engine giant Google has revealed that its subscription-based game service "Stadia" will add three more games for free next month."All three new Stadia Pro games are available for subscribers to claim April 1, no joke. Also, a friendly reminder that March 31 is the last day that the atmospheric first-person shooter Metro Exodus … Continue reading Google to launch 3 new Stadia Pro games on April 1

Google and Facebook are very dangerous to human rights

International Amnesty has expressed concern over the watchdog activity of tech companies like Google and Facebook. The platform was claimed to be a major human rights abuser.International Amnesty has urged governments of different countries to take different steps, from enacting laws to protecting user data, and not just examining surveillance-based business models and reforming them. … Continue reading Google and Facebook are very dangerous to human rights

Jimmy Wales goes with .social for new social network

We’ve seen previously that both Wikipedia co-founders Larry Sanger and Jimmy Wales despise how popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have turned into platforms for spreading fake news.While Larry Sanger launched a social media strike in protest against the malpractices adopted by social media networks, Jimmy Wales launched WikiTribune, an online publication to … Continue reading Jimmy Wales goes with .social for new social network

Youtube updated TOS can potentially ban people with adblock

YouTube has recently changed its terms of service. The key section that has got people up in arms is as follows:YouTube may terminate your access, or your Google account’s access to all or part of the Service if YouTube believes, in its sole discretion, that provision of the Service to you is no longer commercially … Continue reading Youtube updated TOS can potentially ban people with adblock

Tumblr sold to Automattic – Company behind WordPress

As many know, since Verizon acquired Yahoo in 2017 the telecomm giant has been looking for a buyer for Yahoo's former subsidiary Tumblr - and for most of this year the only company expressing interest was the odious Pornhub. But the Pornhub purchase fortunately fell through. Last month, Tumblr was acquired by Automattic.Automattic is run … Continue reading Tumblr sold to Automattic – Company behind WordPress

Elon Musk: Computers will surpass us ‘in every single way’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday said that computers are getting smarter than humans in more and more spheres and that the trend will continue.Musk pointed to advances in chess and the Chinese board game of Go as evidence of progress in AI. "Your cell phone could crush the world champion of chess, literally," Musk … Continue reading Elon Musk: Computers will surpass us ‘in every single way’