Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

Mueller report details the evolution of Russia’s troll farm as it began targeting US politics – TechCrunch

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images On Thursday, Attorney General William Barr released the long-anticipated Mueller report. With it comes a useful overview of how Russia leveraged U.S.-based social media platforms to achieve its political ends. While we’ve yet to find too much in the heavily redacted text that we didn’t already know, Mueller does recap efforts undertaken… Continue reading

Google’s anti-trans controversy is the latest case of big tech overcorrecting to the right – TechCrunch

Google just smoothed over one spat with the LGBT community, but it’s already well into the next one. Last week, in an effort to monitor the ethical development of artificial intelligence and presumably to assuage public concern, Google launched an eight-person advisory group dedicated to the task. Controversially, Google included Heritage Foundation President Kay Cole… Continue reading

Mark Zuckerberg discovers privacy – TechCrunch

With the swelling confidence of a colonial power happening upon a long-settled distant land, today Mark Zuckerberg discovered the concept of privacy. In a ballooning 3,225 words — a roughly average word count for the terminally verbose Facebook founder — Zuckerberg informed his miserably loyal 2.3 billion plus subjects that his company has happened upon… Continue reading

Sheryl Sandberg knew more of Facebook’s work with Definers than she let on – TechCrunch

Two weeks after the New York Times revealed Facebook’s controversial work with Republican opposition research firm Definers Public Affairs, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has changed her story in significant ways. The latest revelation: Sandberg herself directed Facebook’s communications team to probe the financial ties of George Soros, left-leaning billionaire and frequent political target of the… Continue reading

Should you upgrade? – TechCrunch

If you’re considering making the jump to Google’s newly announced Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, you’re in the right place. Whether you’re a Pixel 2 owner eyeing greener pastures or a bargain type hunting for a last-gen smartphone that’s still top of the line, comparing new and old is often useful. On specs alone,… Continue reading