M.E.D. 6.23.18 Weekend Edition
CRISPR editing kids at the-odin.com for 80 dollars you can Genetically Engineer Any Brewing or Baking Yeast to Fluoresce
Amazon, the Brand Buster [NYT]
Techniques for vertical storytelling [Webtoons]
Science + tools
PeerTube: A ‘Censorship’ Resistant YouTube Alternative, decentralized video hosting network, based on free/libre software
Youtube copyright policing software Content ID has been aggressive lately (likely cranky over Article 13 in the eu) which has led to increased popularity for distributed services like PeerTube. Inverting YouTube’s centrally hosted servers by creating a “network of multiple small interconnected video hosting providers.”
In Ruling on Cellphone Location Data, Supreme Court Makes Statement on Digital Privacy
Key: ‘Third Party’ “We hold only that a warrant is required in the rare case where the suspect has a legitimate privacy interest in records held by a third party,” Yesterdays ruling held some promise, we still have to deal with several other practices that are analog to this and not being culled Same for commercial application of the same data.
The risks associated with enabling the “creator” community are worth the reward as major platforms continue to roll out programs that both enable and reward this segment of their customer base.
YouTube introduces channel memberships, merchandise and premieres, VidCon 2018: Helping creators earn more money and build stronger communities