Whistleblower Christopher Wylie is appearing before the digital, culture, media, and sport committee in the House of Commons today. Check out the live updates here. It’s fascinating.
Top trending tech news:
😬 Facebook faces FTC privacy inquiry (BBC)
🚗 Arizona blocked Uber’s self-driving car tests (TNW)
😮 26 popular VPNs are keeping tabs on you (TNW)
What we’re talking about:
More than one month ago, we reported hobbyist rocketeer “Mad” Mike Hughes again failed to launch himself into space in order to prove the Earth flat. On Sunday, the AP reported the rocketman finally got it up.
Rant of the day: It’s 2018, and most conferencing tech is still crap.
We love the Twitter account @smolrobots. It’s just drawings of smol robots.
380) Phonecheckbot. Brings you your phone to check very early in the morning, but doesn't let you touch it so you can't sleepily turn off your alarm or delete all your photos or follow back that porn account. (Requestbot from @emmaloupitviper) pic.twitter.com/0rPUGfRz4q
— small robots (@smolrobots) March 26, 2018
Hate sleeping well at night? Check out this scary thread explaining how much of your info Google and Facebook have:
Want to freak yourself out? I'm gonna show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it
— Dylan Curran (@iamdylancurran) March 24, 2018
An Uber driver decided to take on a flight of stairs. He lost.
Tweet of the day:
Facebook is a dark place pic.twitter.com/5cIv71m4GP
— Fraser #i62 (@iNabberTV) March 24, 2018
Love you, mean it!