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Ian Slinger

ianjs@outside.ofa.dog

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Science geek, technology geek, software geek.

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The Internet Con (Hardcover, 2023, Verso) 4 stars

When the tech platforms promised a future of "connection," they were lying. They said their …

The Internet Con

4 stars

Cory's blog has been a source of unease for me for some time as he's reminded us what the internet used to be like before it was dominated by the monster siloes like Facebook and Google.

This book is a call to arms with some real strategies to seize back what we've lost.

finished reading Sinkable by Daniel Stone

Sinkable (2022, Penguin Publishing Group) 4 stars

I'm on holidays so I was up for a good read, and this book supplied it - consumed this book in the same day I downloaded it from Libby.

You'd think there wouldn't be much else to say about the Titanic, but this a broader read on shipwrecks, salvage, and the obsessions they invoke.