Posts tagged 'Food'

Deliveroo watches you while you eat

tl;dr Deliveroo sends your browser movie titles with food puns as it tracks your activity.

The online food ordering platform Deliveroo, like many (most?) online platforms, monitors you as you interact with their website. It’s not really a secret that behavioural analytics (or “big data analytics”) get gathered from our time online, but is rather what we’ve come to expect of online companies who seek to extract, leverage and monetise the data generated from our interactions with their services.

It won’t surprise anyone to know that Amazon actively uses customer behaviours in real-time to affect the …

Good Morning World Plone Day!

Good morning from the land down under and welcome to World Plone Day 2010! It’s right on the hour (well, just after now) and 28 April 2010 — and yes, that’s World Plone Day to the uninitiated. To celebrate and to mark the occasion, I’ll be holding a bit of a discussion today about what Plone is, why it’s so useful, and what we, as users, are hanging out for in Plone 4 and above. But, what fun is that without sweets to eat?  And what’s potentially tastier than Plone?  Plone cupcakes!

Thanks to some great …