California’s Landmark Bill Could Mark the End of the World’s Gig Economy

The California Senate just approved a bill requiring contractors to be considered as employees, extending them the same rights and benefits that on-demand services like ride-hailing and restaurant delivery services had skipped over in favor of trying to tap into cheaper labor.

Would You Use Facebook For Dating?

There are three areas where this feature could be a disaster for society in general. First, we're giving even more personal information to Facebook, not exactly the most trustworthy actor out there. Second, the dating feature could just as easily tear people apart as bring them together. And finally it could create the conditions for a large amount of harassment by bringing sex into a platform that has tried to stay as family friendly as possible. 

Pay Attention: Shallowfakes Are Coming

We all take for granted what Photoshop can do: transform people and scenes into impossible beauty. We have even become skeptical about perfection, discarding images as being Photoshopped. Some Photoshop use is blatant, and we can afford to roll our eyes. Marketing has always been a bit fake anyways. But a new generation of reality … Continue reading Pay Attention: Shallowfakes Are Coming