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Source: Gizmodo (http://gizmodo.com/nothing-fascinating-about-a-money-grab-i-dont-use-uber-1675091330)

I read this today, and when I turned on my Uber app, there it was: a prompt asking me to turn on its access to my location data “Always”.

Whatever the discourse around it, it’s an awfully steep upgrade in our “relationship,” from the previous “of course, when I’m using the app it totally makes sense to let it know where I am, FOR MY CONVENIENCE,” to let them track me as they please.

Troubling if you remember that one of their executives BOASTED about their access to account data and trip history just to hook up with someone at a dinner. Twice if you think about the make of the higher rungs of Silicon Valley startups: sociopathic fratbros with the sense of responsibility of a three year old. …


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Alguien hizo el cálculo: tener un hijo con discapacidad es más o menos equivalente a tener trillizos, en términos del costo y esfuerzo asociado al día a día. Lucca en la foto es nuestro “trillizo” que cumplió 5 años y tiene PCI.

Ayer domingo, mi esposa Bárbara llevó a Lucca y su hermano al área infantil (Recórcholis) de una plaza comercial, y se encontró con una colección de amargas sorpresas: Lucca puede disfrutar de varias atracciones si cuenta con compañía, así que Bárbara pidió que le permitieran ingresar para poder estar en algún rincón del pelotero y lugares similares. …

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