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What else has Cambridge Analytica been up to? Paranoid thoughts on psyops and culture wars.

So, now we know. We’ve all been giving away valuable data about our most personal thoughts and habits to GoogleBook, all for the right to share cat videos.   We used to talk about selling our souls to the devil, but now we give them away, for nothing. Data mining began harmlessly enough,  developing those … Continue reading

Advertising is the original sin of the web. If they make money from content they publish, Facebook et al can’t avoid being responsible.

The internet is a huge achievement and an immense force for good. It allows free access to information at the click of a mouse. It is transforming African countries through innovations such as mobile banking. However, there has been a confusion between the internet itself, or strictly speaking the world wide web, created by scientists … Continue reading

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