Logic goes a long way

...if the mission of these aliens calls for stealth, they seem surprisingly incompetent. You would think that creatures technologically capable of traversing the mind-boggling distances between the stars would also know how to turn off their high beams at night and to elude our primitive infrared cameras.Astrophysicist Adam Frank, "I'm a Physicist Who Searches for… Continue reading Logic goes a long way

RIP display ads biz model

Google can own over half of the digital advertising market, cut its direct rival off at the knees, and receive widespread praise for having done so, even as users give out less personally identifiable information in exchange for being more easily profiled. Yay?"Google’s Ad Announcement, The Privacy Sandbox, Google’s Advantage", Stratechery ($$$) The display ad… Continue reading RIP display ads biz model