I am not here to take up your time (yes I am). But since reading the internet is part of my writing process (which can be both inspiring and daunting in this day and age), I figured I could at least make that time I’m perusing through my feeds productive by picking out the bits that resonated the most.
So that’s what this is! Just midweek things.
Google Sidewalk Labs plans to package and sell location data from millions of phones
How do you feel about Google helping city planners construct cities around advertising to you? (Do you even notice it, anymore?)
As a supplement to the article above, a weeks-long experiment over at Gizmodo explores life without Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Apple. This week it’s about Google. Grab the popcorn, then grab your life support because you’re in for a rude awakening about how much the company has embedded its products and services in every tech-thing you use.
Kashmir Hill, Gizmodo
Comments are open. Share something interesting you read this week. And be kind.