I recently wrote about Kickstarter, my once beloved crowdfunding platform, which previously seemed like the future of collaborative creativity. It has now become an engine of disappointment, mostly because it didn’t do enough to maintain trust in its platform. It is a story that has repeated across the technology landscape, where in the pursuit of … Continue reading If we can’t trust Apple, who can we trust?
A few months ago when Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler wrote a much talked about essay — The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet — I couldn’t stop nodding my head in agreement. After all, his comments about Big Tech domination of the Internet, and its abuse of privacy and personal data in the name of … Continue reading Kickshitter