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The Long Night Ahead

September 23, 2017 - 05:23 -- Admin

Facebook just declared war against "disruptive" information.  In addition to hundreds of new human censors, they are training AI censors capable of identifying and deleting 'unacceptable' information found in the discussions of all two billion members in real time. This development highlights what the real danger posed by a socially networked world actually is.

American Politics: Bad Boys vs. Mean Girls

August 24, 2017 - 10:15 -- Admin

Here's a framework for understanding how social networking is changing US politics.  It's raw, simple and (hopefully) useful.  

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The political parties and the media aren't the primary actors in the US political system anymore.  Increasingly, politics is being waged online by networks.  A fight between two powerful and very different online social networks (I gave them names that are both descriptive of how they operate and easy to remember):  

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