Happy 20th Birthday Windows 95


Twenty years ago today Microsoft unleashed the Windows 95 operating system on the world. Complete with a start menu, minimizable windows and Internet Explorer, Techno’s childhood would have been very different without it. But perhaps Windows 95’s greatest gift to the world was this hour long “cyber sitcom”  starring Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry that exaplined how the operating system worked:

Looks like they had the right Outlook…

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Dr Alexander Kogan, the app developer who originally harvested the Facebook data, said…

“I think what Cambridge Analytica has tried to sell is magic and made claims this is incredibly accurate and it tells you everything there is to tell about you. But I think the reality is it’s not that. If you sit down and you really work through the statistics and you think what does a correlation of point three means, those claims quickly fall apart. And that’s something any person with a statistical background can go and do.”


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