Poignant Ted talk on the power of virtual spaces: “What obligations to social media platforms have to the greater good?” by Eli Pariser. My take: I hear you, Eli, but it’s not so easy to do the right thing when the competition is infinitely more resources. These “virtuous” spaces still require resources, and there isn’t […]
Just a quick PSA for Buy Me Coffee members! Buy Me Coffee now works with www.buymetea.com and www.mydeal.page. That means BMC users can alternatively use buymetea.com or mydeal.page for their public profile links. Case in point: buymetea.com/spiritoftonystark and mydeal.page/spiritoftonystark. We figured buymetea.com might be more appropriate if you are sensitive to caffeine/don’t drink coffee. 😉 […]
CCPA which mimics some of the consumer protections of the EU’s GDPR, though not as broad, has passed in California. You can see more details here: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/californias-landmark-privacy-law-what-it-does-what-has-changed-and-what-it-means-for-investors-2019-10-02 It’s a move in the right direction, we think!
Buy Me Coffee TM is a blogging and podcasting platform helping regular people share their experiences more openly to their most devoted friends and supporters. We do this through a “personal paywall” and a pledge to not sell advertising or our users’ data, and that’s where the confusion begins… When we describe the concept of […]