Journal

  • How To Take Back Facebook & Defeat Trolls
    by Lilian Nattel on April 23, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    I just read an interview with tech people who founded the internet & social media. They were appalled at how their idealism and naivite has shaped up into a nightmare. But one thing stood out for me: how algorithms have changed. Timelines used to to emphasize likes (remember the days of mostly cat videos?). Now […]

  • What Mark Zuckerberg Didn’t Tell You
    by Lilian Nattel on April 13, 2018 at 1:36 pm

    FaceBook tracks you across the internet on any website that has a FB button, whether or not you are signed into FaceBook and even if you don’t have an account. Is that creepy or what? There is a solution, and at the end of the post I’ll provide it, so scoot down if you’re in […]

  • On Embarrassment
    by Lilian Nattel on October 17, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    I had a housemate, once, with a mean cat. At the start of every summer, she’d have her cat shaved so he wouldn’t overheat. I always had to watch out for Rocky, her cat. He had a habit of leaping up to bite my legs. He also used to torment my cat, growling and swatting […]