It's 2023. "Gosh, we didn't realize how people would misuse this" just isn't believable anymore.
Bare minimum, with any new tech:
1) How would a stalker use this?
2) What will 4chan do with this?
And don't release, not even as alpha or beta, before mitigating those risks.
Facebook/Meta laid off 11,000 people and now is doing 40 BILLION in stock buybacks. None of these companies care about cost cutting, they saw an opportunity to suppress wages without any criticism and they took it. https://www.cnbc.com/2023/02/01/facebook-parent-meta-announces-40-billion-stock-buyback.html
Imagine if 2 people borrowed library books and didn’t return them. 1 forgot about the book, finds it a couple years later, and then immediately gives it back.
The other person knowingly takes the books & refuses to give it back when the library sends request after request for it
🙌 I'm so excited to add this staff position at HighEdWeb!
The assistant executive director will lead and help implement sponsorship, membership and marketing/communications efforts.
Come work for HighEdWeb. (No, seriously.) Work with @clarksara and the HighEdWeb Board to help us move the association forward. $75-90k salary, 100% remote.
Catching up on the latest #GOPInDisarray drama. I see they still haven’t managed to count their way to a majority.
Only took… 12 rounds of voting for the presumptive House majority leader to get more votes than *checks notes* the House minority leader.
No matter the outcome, Clown McCarthy is proven pretty damned weak by this. #GOPInDisarray
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