Facebook Patent Application Describes Receiving Data from Logged-Out Users to Target Ads

Is Facebook targeting conventional and social ads to the social network’s users and their connections, based upon visits to pages outside of Facebook that show Facebook widgets or use Facebook tracking pixels, while the Facebook users are logged out of Facebook? On Sunday, Australian tech developer Nik Cubrilovic wrote a post titled, Logging Out of … Read more

Search Engine Archeology

I read a novel not long ago, Rainbow’s End by Vernor Vinge, that suggested that in the future, one of the most popular technology positions would be that of software archeologist, with development and programming skills capable of digging through many lines of code to decipher where they originated and how they might work with … Read more