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Leaked Equifax documents provided to US Senate reveal that they dumped all our drivers' licenses, too, but Equifax says it's OK, so…

A leaked set of disclosures made by Equifax to the US Senate have revealed that the breach of 145.5 million Americans’ sensitive financial data was even worse than suspected to date: in addition to data like full legal names, dates … Continue reading

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Your LinkedIn Profile: Resume or Your Professional Reputation?

Many people join LinkedIn to get a job or to change jobs. They upload their resume or CV proudly boasting about their professional accomplishments in an attempt to appeal to recruiters and hiring managers. Others join, then do little more, … Continue reading

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Creating A Personalized – Not Personified – Customer Experience

Nietjuh / Pixabay Emily is 32 years old. She is a white female with a college degree and works in a law firm, making approximately $90,000 a year. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two kids, where they … Continue reading

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Your smart TV is trivial to hack and leaks your personal information like crazy unless you disable all its useful features

Consumer Reports dragged a bunch of its top-rated smart TVs back into its labs to re-evaluate them, this time checking them for hard-to-evaluate information security risks and defects, which are not normally factored into its ratings. (more…)

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Topman plagiarizes designer, promises to stop, doesn't stop

Stefan Lawrence is a much-loved designer whose work graces such Maximum Fun podcasts as Judge John Hodgman and Bullseye, noticed that the “fast-fashion” brand Topman (a division of the notorious slavers Topshop) had ripped off one of his designs and … Continue reading

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Facebook hired a pollster to track Zuck's public image, but he quit because working for Facebook filled him with shame

Tavis McGinn came to a job interview at Facebook to do the kind of work he’d done at Google, using analytics to help advertisers refine their campaigns; instead he was offered a job as Zuck’s personal pollster, tracking the CEO’s … Continue reading

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How Share of Voice Measures the Effectiveness of Public Relations

Share of voice reigns as a popular and valuable metric for measuring the effectiveness of an organization’s public relations. Share of voice can provide quantifiable data that illustrates how its PR fares against competitors and helps determine PR’s contribution to … Continue reading

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Cloudflare terminate Sci-Hub domains, declining to challenge court order

Cloudflare has terminated service to Sci-Hub, the site that provides paywall-free access to virtually all scholarly work, citing Aaron Swartz as inspiration — Cloudflare previously serviced the sci-hub.la, sci-hub.tv, and sci-hub.tw domains, but in response to an injunction obtained by … Continue reading