I am happy to see Facebook solidify and tighten their advertiser vetting process. The lack of anonymity and identity verification makes it harder to spread fake news and propaganda with impunity.
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Since Trump’s Twitter account is such a great source of his stream of consciousness, his sentences so grammatically incorrect, and his speeches are so incoherent that it is very simple to write a program that will talk, write, and speak exactly like Donald Trump.
2019 may be the year when my iPad Pro finally replaced my MacBook Pro.
By sending me unsolicited emails and by cold calling me using robotic software you are indicating to me that you feel my time is not valuable. You are saying that interrupting me all day with unsolicited emails and cold calls costs you nothing but a small chance of you winning a gig is worth it to you.
Avoiding managed services, using Docker and running eight Mongo and twelve Kafka nodes does not make an application cloud neutral — it makes it costly to develop, Kafkaesque to architect, and impossible to maintain in production. You end up losing your weekends and quality time with family to DR exercises and production support.
It is worth reiterating that none of the big tech companies owe anybody anything with regards to the type of content they are willing to host.