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Jeremy Cherfas

Ok. I will boycott twitter today. As I post less than once a day on average, I'm not sure anyone will notice.

Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

"Love” is not a common or usual name of an ingredient" I just love how the took Nashoba Brook Bakery to task. Because, truly, it is important to make sure that labels always tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth, right? https://www.foodpolitics.com/2017/10/fda-says-love-is-not-a-food-ingredient/

Jeremy Cherfas

One of these geniuses fell down on the job: Parts 1 and 2 link to the same post. https://source.opennews.org/articles/what-do-you-do-3

13 October; now fixed.

Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

Why Facebook is in a hole over data mining | John Naughton

One could, for example, imagine an honest business model – in which people paid an annual subscription for a service that did not rely on targeting people on the basis of the 98 data-points that the company holds on every user. All it would need is for Facebook users to fork out $20 a year for the pleasure of sharing LOLcats with one another.

What’s the likelihood of that happening? You know the answer. Which is why Zuck will continue to keep mum about the sordid reality underpinning his money machine.

Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

YouTube Demonetization: The Great Platform Problem

Interesting piece on "owning" your distribution channels. .

Now, here’s the thing I’ll tell you—if I was running this site on, say, Medium or Tumblr, it would not have buckled. But to me, I think that independence from platforms is a hugely important thing to have in 2017. If you can spin up the server yourself and figure out a way to cobble together funding, you may miss out on some of the perks of larger sites, but you call the shots.