Another month, another set of posts…this time about surveillance, chocolate pudding, travel hacking, bitcoin, and localizing national business stories. As always, I hope you get something out of one of these posts or that it expands your understanding of a topic or helps you see something differently.
IRL Ads are Taking Scary Inspiration From Social Media (Medium) The billboards are watching you
Iris Recognition (EFF) Learn how law enforcement is capturing biometric data from our eyes in the iris recognition explainer to EFF’s Street-Level Surveillance project.
How I Tracked Down the Delicious Israeli Pudding of My Childhood (Munchies) Milky is iconic for those who grew up in Israel in the 80s, but proved to be a feat to find stateside.
4 Things the Spirit Airline’s Frequent Flyer Program Gets Right (NerdWallet) Spirit Airlines might have a reputation for add-on fees that offset its low base rate, but with a little bit of travel savviness, you can get low flight prices and great rewards.
I Spent All My Bitcoin on Cookies (SABEW) I wrote about the CyberTwee Bake Sale for the Society for Advancing Business Editors and Writers’ College Connect 2018
Reynolds Business Weekly: November 5, 2018 (Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism) How to localize the Google walk-out, increased demand for tiny houses, and the financial effects of the mid-term election.
Reynolds Business Weekly: November 19, 2018 (Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism) Jennie-O Turkey is recalling more than 90,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak. Find out how to localize this and other stories in this week’s Reynolds Weekly