Recommended Reading May19

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Of course I tweet a bunch of great links, but only a few articles make my greatest hits list for each month. Here’s some recommended reading from May 2019.

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  1. Robocalls are Getting Worse
  2. The Productivity Pit: How Slack is Ruining Work They moved to Slack because email was too noisy. The noise followed.
  3. Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Selling Customers’ Location Data
  4. Google’s New Privacy Pivot Puts The Responsibility on Users Privacy is the new mantra, if you can figure it out.
  5. A Little Less Conversation Ramblings on the importance of conversation.
  6. How effective is basic account hygiene at preventing hijacking
  7. 5 Important Takeaways From Google’s Two Year Study Of Remote Work Tech is great, but we have to change our behaviors.
  8. Google’s Duplex Uses A.I. to Mimic Humans (Sometimes) If that bot sounds realistically human, it just might be. Reminds me of Kramer and MoviePhone.
  9. If Facebook’s Privacy Practices Anger You, AT&T Shouldn’t Get A Free Pass Privacy is the new mantra, but only for certain companies.
  10. Gogo plans in-flight 5G for U.S. and Canadian aircraft in 2021
  11. How we scaled our startup by being remote first
  12. Nancy Pelosi and Fakebook’s Dirty Tricks Kara Swisher attacks Facebook’s incoherent policies. The issue she misses is there’s money (eyeballs) in controversy. On a related note, see this tweetstorm regarding online bullying within YouTube. FWIW TalkingPointz uses Vimeo.

This list (and more content) originally appeared in the Quipz Insider Report on enterprise communications published on June 3. You can subscribe to the Insider Reports here.

Dave Michels