Let’s go for my web review for the week 2021-33.

Spotify Has Changed Music Libraries Forever - The Atlantic

Tags: spotify, culture

Ever worried our culture is more and more built on sand? :-)

All the Ways Spotify Tracks You—and How to Stop It | WIRED

Tags: spotify, surveillance

One of the reasons why I’m not into streaming music or movies. Way too much data collection again…

How LGBTQ+ Content is Censored Under the Guise of “Sexually Explicit” | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Tags: apple, surveillance, machine-learning

When machine learning biases collides with ill-placed puritan attempt… what could possibly go wrong?

Secret terrorist watchlist with 2 million records exposed online

Tags: surveillance, security

Now this is a really bad leak… of a really bad list…

Asking nicely for root command execution (and getting it)

Tags: tech, security

Pile up enough complexity and it’ll quickly become insecure.

Command-line Tools can be 235x Faster than your Hadoop Cluster - Adam Drake

Tags: tech, data-science, databases, command-line

A good reminder to use the right tool for the task. Sometimes all you need is really a POSIX shell with a couple of well optimized tools.

Adactio: Journal—Foundations

Tags: tech, web, standard

A good reminder of what the Web really is. Yes, it’s hard to add features to it, but look at the amazing backward compatibility! Everyone can write web pages and that’s what matters.

Bye for now!