As we like & use free media tools for our ease & convenience, we leave behind our electronic foot prints. Google develops lot of free media tools. There is a report Google now knows when its users go to the store and buy stuff, but is it surprising? The tech companies who offer free tools are not charities and they have to pay their bills too. We should know better!
Very interesting post by David Streitfeld in the The New York Times titled ‘The Internet Is Broken’: @ev Is Trying to Salvage It . In the post, Mr Streitfeld discusses idea behind creating Twitter & Medium by Eve Williams and problems it has generated in on-line community. It looks like that there are some efforts going on to rectify some of these problems.
The New York Times Education Life section has a very useful & timely article titled ” Where Non-Techies Can Get With the Programming“. The article emphasizes the fact that coding/programming skill is essential not only in computer science but for all types of other professions like physicians, marketing or manufacturing.