Facebook employees, with a few individual exceptions, don’t believe their company has crossed a line yet. Twitter employees, again with a few individual exceptions, don’t believe their company has crossed a line yet. We know this because they haven’t put down the tools. And by continuing to aid the companies making those decisions by selling them their labor, they’ve become complicit in their actions. They haven’t organized. They haven’t made a stand.
And they won’t.
An eBook by Addy Osmani on everything you could want to know, and then some, about the most efficient ways to serve images in browsers.
It serves to Google’s credit that existing goo.gl redirects will remain (for the time being…), but this is just another in a seemingly list of tales that all boil down to: You can’t trust Google with this sort of thing.
While I applaud treating Facebook as a virus to be contained, I somehow doubt a similar version for Google is right around the corner.
(Via John Gruber)
Brutally honest discussion of the hypocrisy displayed by people romanticising “fighting for democracy” without ever having been in the front line.