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Joseph Mayton

Joseph Mayton is a long-time journalist, having covered Middle East conflicts for a decade. He now lives in San Francisco and focuses on the intersection of technology and society.

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Europe Continues to Challenge Google on Privacy

by | Jan 8, 2015 | Uncategorized

The Netherland’s data protection agency said Google is facing a massive fine of up to 15…

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Are We Really Ready for Wearable Tech?

by | Jan 6, 2015 | Technology

From Google Glass to Apple Health, wearable technology jumped into the mainstream this past year. The…

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Why Are America’s Mobile Data Plans So Expensive?

by | Dec 2, 2014 | Technology

The United States is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, yet for Americans, using…

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How the Internet Changed Social Activism

by | Nov 18, 2014 | Technology

Few discount the Internet’s role in changing traditional roles, both public and private. Activism has also…

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Changing the White Male Face of the Tech Industry

by | Nov 14, 2014 | Technology

On San Francisco’s Valencia Street, in the early morning, a group of people stand near a…

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Can You Truly Hide from Online Monitoring?

by | Nov 6, 2014 | Brand Guides

When journalist Glenn Greenwald first met National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden in a Hong…

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Has Search Outgrown Itself?

by | Oct 31, 2014 | Uncategorized

In the late 1990s, my local school district’s Internet “expert” was extolling both the grandness and…

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Are We in a Tech Bubble? All Signs Point to Yes

by | Oct 29, 2014 | Technology

Soaring rental prices, capital in abundance and new startup after startup being gobbled up by larger…

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Could Elon Musk Build a New ISP?

by | Oct 24, 2014 | Uncategorized

Entrepreneur Elon Musk understands the Internet. He helped found PayPal, the electronic payment platform that has…

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