Let’s go for my web review for the week 2021-40. I got to admit it’s heavily loaded in Facebook related content this time… It is kind of unsurprising though with the “terrific” week they had.

Understanding How Facebook Disappeared from the Internet

Tags: tech, networking, facebook, internet

Interesting explanation of a major BGP mistake.

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen details company’s misleading efforts on 60 Minutes - CBS News

Tags: tech, facebook, social-media, surveillance, misinformation

Toxic architecture illustrated… It’s very brave for such a whistleblower to come forward with that much insider information.

Why you shouldn’t buy Facebook Ray-Ban smart glasses - European Digital Rights (EDRi)

Tags: tech, facebook, surveillance

I just hope they will have the same fate than the Google Glass (as in: not become a mass consumer product with a regular spectacles design)… Otherwise if they sell well, it’ll be tough to not be impacted by them. Even if you don’t own any.

Facebook banned me for life because I created the tool Unfollow Everything.

Tags: tech, facebook, social-media

It’s really a stream of bad news for that social network this week… I can’t help but wonder if a turning point is coming for them.

New study reveals iPhones aren’t as private as you think | Tom’s Guide

Tags: tech, privacy, surveillance, apple, google

The “Apple is better at privacy” argument was looking really like a fallacy to me. And indeed, it’s getting clearer that it was greatly exaggerated…

I’m sorry · Discussion #39 · dotnet-foundation/Home · GitHub

Tags: tech, dotnet, microsoft, governance, free-software

It looks like the .NET Foundation in in some turmoil at the moment. From the look of that discussion it seems that there are a few major governance issue. Also it looks like not everyone looked into the small prints when they joined.

Gentle introduction to GPUs inner workings | vkSegfault

Tags: tech, gpu, hardware, 3d

Somewhat in-depth introduction to how GPUs work internally.

My Logging Best Practices – Thomas Uhrig

Tags: tech, logging

Nice set of simple rules to improve the quality of your logs.

Understanding AWK

Tags: tech, command-line, awk

This is a good primer of an essential tool in our box.

How to Delegate Meeting Attendance - Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tags: management, delegation

Good wrap-up with a practical example.

Bye for now!