Ryan Mac ?

Ryan Mac ?


tech reporter @NYTimes. ryan.mac@nytimes.com & rmac18@protonmail.com. DMs open. On Signal: +1-949-315-9364

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ADSB Exchange, the flight tracking service using open source data, has now been suspended.

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(this is objectively very funny tho)

This shows doxxing is now just an empty word, devoid of its original meaning. Also I’m interested what “legal action” would look like against a college student who published public information. What did he do that was unlawful?

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if i don't get tickets to this postal service/death cab show I'm going to join the sw*fties and take ticketmaster to the supreme court

More than two years after BuzzFeed News revealed to LAPD leaders that their own officers were secretly using facial recognition software Clearview AI, the department still has not set up ways to adequately track the use of facial recognition by staff.

This was Nov. 2020, when LAPD leaders said they would institute new policies on the use of facial recognition. Based on the inspector general's report mentioned in the LAT story, the department is still unprepared for how to deal with the technology.

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me setting up my mastodon account

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Elon once tried to get me to write a story that a Thai-based British man, who had criticized him, was a “child rapist” and took a 12 year old bride based on information someone sent him. That someone ended up being a conman pretending to be a private investigator.

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Elon Musk has said he's about context on tweets, so here's context for these shirts: They came from Twitter's Black employee resource group and were popularized by @jack , who wore a version around to conferences to support the group (and was sometimes ridiculed for it).

Google cofounder Sergey Brin at SFO protest: "I'm here because I'm a refugee." (Photo from Matt Kang/Forbes)

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The Onion went on a tear in the last 12 hours and then this happened

This is Grimes' mom. Thanksgiving is going to be fun.

As protestors stormed the Capitol, Facebook employees took to their internal workplace message board to express their fears and ask that Trump be removed from the platform. In response, management shut down threads and prevented them from commenting.

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