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

Youtube is Under Fire from its Users

A fellow YouTuber named GradeAUnderA has made several videos on this topic. He specifically targets "reaction channels" (Jinx, TheFineBros, etc.) which put their entire videos on the corner and the "reactor" adding no content whatsoever and they are getting paid by stealing other people's content.This is against YouTube's fair use rule and YouTube is paying … Continue reading Youtube is Under Fire from its Users

Sunder Pichai Welcomes Indian PM to Silicon Valley

Sundar Pichai, CEO of technology giant Google, today said India has long been an exporter of talent to technology companies, but is now undergoing its own revolution that will have great benefits for the 1.2 billion people in the country.Welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Silicon Valley, the India-born CEO said there is tremendous … Continue reading Sunder Pichai Welcomes Indian PM to Silicon Valley

Anonymity Theory

Something I've commonly seen mentioned in online conversations is the "Greater Internet Anonymity Theory" which suggests that"Normal Person + Anonymity + Audience = Total Assholes."I think the whole "anonymity" part is overrated. I've seen people defend asshole-ish behavior by stating something like "oh, it's just the Internet" like people suddenly turn into assholes when they're … Continue reading Anonymity Theory

Smartphone User Interfaces Are Getting Bad.

Ever thought like the older versions of apps seemed much more simpler & clutter free than the present day User Interfaces that are coming in market !Youtube for Instance has changed it's layout to try and reserve horizontal space so it's "compatible with mobiles". But the thing is, there's a Youtube app for phones and … Continue reading Smartphone User Interfaces Are Getting Bad.

Internet’s Own Boy taken down from Youtube based on bogus DMCA Claims

When the DMCA laws were first proposed, there was supposed to be a penalty for making a false claim. Obviously this needs to be re-visited.Automated or not, someone set up the system. "Oh. I'm sorry. My Automated script did it". Make them pay a fine. One which increases for each false claim. Another problem is … Continue reading Internet’s Own Boy taken down from Youtube based on bogus DMCA Claims

Zeitgeist: Moving Forward Documentary

Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (Photo credit: Wikipedia)A Futurist engineer, Jacque Fresco, inspires a global grassroots movement (currently in 140+ countries, chapters everywhere) to effectively shift our social paradigm from today's to an actual post-scarcity economy by educating people in science, technology, and the latest sciences in helping individuals flourish.We already have the technology to end hunger, … Continue reading Zeitgeist: Moving Forward Documentary