How much Data?

In 2018, American companies spent $19 billion collecting or purchasing customer data. Your data is valuable, and the average person in 2020 produces 1.7 Megabytes of new data each second. For comparison, that equates to roughly 850 pages of double spaced text. So every minute of the day, you are generating 12 copies of the entire Harry Potter series.

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Dammit, Apple has me wondering

Apple makes great products. They just haven’t been products I was particularly drawn to in the past. The restrictions Apple makes in the name of user privacy and making things “just work” always seemed to be too harsh for a nerd who wanted to tinker with his devices. So what happened to make me start questioning my aversion to expensive aluminum chassis and the letter “i” in front of everything?

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