Podcast Recommendation: What’s Your Poison?

Unless you live under a rock (I’m sure it’s nice under there), you’ve heard a podcast and are probably subscribed to at least one if not millions. How many of those podcasts challenge your sense of comfort and/or educate you on topics you may be less than willing to research on your own?

Quote below from What’s Your Poison?

“Feeling uncomfortable just means there is something more to learn. Learning more about a subject means there is less room for misinterpretation and mystery. We fear what we do not understand and the oldest and most trusted way of teaching is by talking.”

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Article: Is Facebook’s ’10 Year Challenge’ just harmless nostalgia, or have we all been fooled?

 

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of Facebook’s and Instagram’s “Ten Year Challenge”. The purpose is to see your progression from 10 years ago to today. Simple as pie. Very innocent…right? I took a look at this article from MamaMia.

“Me 10 years ago: probably would have played along with the profile picture ageing meme going around on Facebook and Instagram,” she tweeted.

“Me now: ponders how all this data could be mined to train facial recognition algorithms on age progression and age recognition.” -Kate O’Neill, tech journalist

Yet again, social media trends are bad for you. Like smoking. Or watching Fox News. Continue reading “Article: Is Facebook’s ’10 Year Challenge’ just harmless nostalgia, or have we all been fooled?”