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

This goes nicely with my recent post about ‘6 Steps to a better digital lifestyle’ and I suggest the authors book about how companies design products and services exploit human psychology for profit.

Brandyourself.com review

Reading Oliver’sadvertorial(?) review of Brandyourself.com’s online reputation service, I could’t help but wonder how my score would turn out. I refrain from swearing and am somewhat conscious of what I put in the public view. Let’s see what their algorithms and machine learning tool makes of my behaviour. Brand yourself happy Brandyourself.com connects to your […]

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 […]

Link: Why I told my friends to stop using WhatsApp and Telegram

Good post if you are looking for what encrypted messenger to use. Read it all the way to the end to find some links if you are still wondering about why privacy matters: Even with end-to-end encryption Big Brother is still in your phone: metadata Source: Why I told my friends to stop using WhatsApp […]