Nicole Wong, who was the closest person the Obama Administration had to a Privacy Officer, just left the job, setting off a debate about sort of person should replace her.
Digg is trying to make a comeback of sorts – one that involves marrying social signals with high-quality and calm reading experience. And while it is still early days, the new Digg plan seems to be working. Up next – an Android app that can turbocharge its efforts.
Digg isn’t a newcomer to the social news scene — in fact, it helped pioneer the concept. But the folks at Betaworks are re-imaginging social news for 2013, and the RSS reader they plan to launch in late June will play an integral role.
Journalists and organizations now have the ability to use sensors to collect their own real-time data and report on it. The practice raises both practical and ethical questions, Columbia’s Emily Bell said Thursday.