May 16, 2022

⏏️ If Tech Fails to Design for the Most Vulnerable, It Fails Us All

Plus: JetBlue to Launch Tender Offer for Spirit, You can now ask Google to remove your personal data from its search results, and more…

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Jose Montes de Oca
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If Tech Fails to Design for the Most Vulnerable, It Fails Us All. What do Russian protesters have in common with Twitter users freaked out about Elon Musk reading their DMs and people worried about the criminalization of abortion? It would serve them all to be protected by a more robust set of design practices… (Afsaneh Rigot / WIRED)

JetBlue to Launch Tender Offer for Spirit, Urge Shareholders to Vote Against Frontier Deal, Sources Say. JetBlue Airways Corp. plans to launch a hostile takeover attempt for discount carrier Spirit Airlines Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, after Spirit rejected JetBlue's $3.6 billion offer in favor of an existing deal with Frontier… (Alison Sider / Wall Street Journal)

You can now ask Google to remove your personal data from its search results-here's how. Google is finally making it easier for you to make sure your personal information doesn't show up in online search results – and all it took was hundreds of thousands of requests over nearly a decade. (Tom Huddleston / CNBC)

Super Flower Blood Moon of 2022, longest total lunar eclipse in 33 years, wows stargazers. The moon turned an eerie blood-red color in a total lunar eclipse overnight Sunday (May 15) that was visible to potentially millions of stargazers across four continents. The lunar eclipse, celebrated as the Super Flower Blood Moon, was the longest… (Elizabeth Howell / Space)

Francis Suarez backed MiamiCoin-and then it lost nearly all of its value. On Feb. 2, the city of Miami cashed out its cryptocurrency MiamiCoin for the first time, depositing $5.25 million into city coffers. Miami mayor Francis Suarez hailed it as a “historic moment” and predicted the cryptocurrency could… (Scott Nover / Quartz)

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