Stephen E. Arnold: Facebook Circles of Hell Tipping Point

According to Information (no, that’s the name of an online publication), quite a bit. “Facebook Secret Research Warned of ‘Tipping Point’ Threat to Core App” discloses allegedly confidential information that doom approaches with a Like icon. (We will take a look at secrets let loose in our August 6, 2019, “DarkCyber” video program.) To simplify, …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Update

Amazon Update List Only Amazon: Disinformation or Dissing the Competition? Employment Developments: Efficiency and Beyond Build a Serverless Architecture with AWS Amazon QLDB Amazon Offers Centralized and Decentralized Blockchain Services Amazon Emotion Detection DeepLens Now Available in Europe Amazon Neighborhood Watch Amazon Brands Amazon Acquisitions Amazon’s Impact on Truck Drivers How to Put Amazon in …

Stephen E. Arnold: Librarians Protest Against CIA

Librarians Take a Stand At the recent American Library Association’s annual conference in D.C., the CIA had a booth set up to entice librarians into a new role as intelligence analysts. Pretty smart, I’ll admit, but many ALA members were very unhappy with the agency’s presence. Raw Story reports, “Citing CIA’s Dark History, Librarians Protest …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Update

Amazon Update List  Only (Click Above for Text) A Glimpse of the Future of Government IT Procurement Amazon’s Delete Does Not Delete What Happens When an Amazon Third Party Seller Fools You? Amazon’s Approach to Smarter Work Cat Flap with DeepLens Amazon Facial Analysis: Some Blind Spots? Amazon and Automation: Job Losses? Yep. Amazon to …