Data Mine

You Just Don’t Understand

Speech recognition needs to get a lot better before it’s really useful.

Oct. 25 2013 6:50 PMThe Acela SpyThe shocking things I’ve learned by eavesdropping on Amtrak.
Sept. 4 2013 5:30 AMWe Post Nothing About Our Daughter OnlineNothing. It’s the only way to defend her against facial recognition, Facebook profiling, and corporate data mining. 
June 12 2013 5:08 PMSend Letters, Not EmailsWhy it’s so much harder for the government to spy on your snail mail than your email.
Sept. 12 2013 5:38 PMCongratulations, You Found a Photo of My Daughter OnlineAfter I wrote that I never posted anything about my daughter online, I discovered—much to my surprise——that I actually had.
July 9 2013 11:38 AMI Measure Every Single Thing My Child DoesAnd I track it on spreadsheets. Really—every single thing. Even every poop. And it makes me a better parent.