(Season 2) Episode 1 – (App)le’s Walled Garden

How do you get apps on your iPhone? Well… the App Store, of course! Absolutely nowhere else, unless of course you have the money to start publishing your own apps, listen to all of Apple’s rules, and let them make money off of it even if it doesn’t make a lot of sense.


EPISODE NOTES: Jade mentioned that the unix kernel is why Linux and MacOS (and iOS and iPhone) are ‘safe’ from tampering. Not exactly! It was more about the implementation of sandboxing for both.


Sources:

Cost of publishing an app:

Apple’s NFC Chip & Germany Requiring it to be Public:

On why the app store is locked down/NFC lockdown is due to security and privacy:

Apple vs. WordPress:

Apple vs. Epic:

Sandboxing on iOS & macOS:



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Bonus Episode 1 – (Part 2/2) Social Media II: Electric Boogaloo

Now that you know about the complicated reality of designing social media websites, let’s get into those gritty details. Does blocking work the same on every website? Are your profile’s privacy settings safe by default? Will you shout your thoughts into the endless expanse that is the World Wide Web? (hint: no, no, and m̸̧͓͙̘̳̝̞̉͌͑̄́̽́̅̄̈́́͊̒̇̃͑ą̵̜̱̬̣̮͔̄͑͒̌͆͜͝ͅỵ̸̢͓̘̑̏̌̊͝b̴͍̟̗̟̯̻͎̌͒̐̆͗̓͒͗̌͑̒̕̚͜͝͠͝ë̵̛͕͇͙̝͍̙̪̥̫̰͖̹̜͕́͗͑̓̓͒̈́̿̑́͠)

Guest: Lexi Galantino (@_gallexi on Twitter)
(Mentioned): Ben Balter

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Bonus Episode 1 – (Part 1/2) Social Media II: Electric Boogaloo

Season 1, finished? Well… certainly! But well, a person much more qualified than us is here to share the methods that social media platforms use to develop their Terms of Service and Community Guidelines. So come on in and find out what exactly makes your (least) favorite website a Hellsite!

EPISODE NOTES: A study on fact-checking was conducted by MIT. Jade’s opinion on the study mentioned by Lexi was due to the misunderstanding that Facebook had ran the study.

Mentioned Articles:

Guest: Lexi Galantino (@_gallexi on Twitter)
(Mentioned): Ben Balter


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