Monitoring the Internet used to be one of the guarantors of public space. With all APIs closed, we are now literally blind to what is going on around us.
Bluesky arrival is great following Twitter’s erratic management, but its growth is severely limited by how crowded the market already is.
The multitude of realities, invisible to many, underlies the environment where people open themselves to embrace deceptive fabrications of the truth. Have we turned into a mass of psychopaths as the aftermath of our unfulfilled desires?
If we treat information as a market like any other, some basics from solid arenas like financial services could come handy.
The raging disinformation that creates a battleground around the world would be irrelevant if the economic gains brought by productivity didn’t foment inequality so much.
In an increasingly complex world, the fabric of society is unraveling, and you and your online persona are the ones to blame.
If we can determine the crucial nodes that spread disinformation more accurately, we gain a weapon that we can effectively use whenever necessary.
A tweet that carries no lies can be more false than a dystopic sci-fi novel, so disinformation doesn’t need to be false to contaminate society.
If the Internet is far from the same from the democratic place we have in mind, then what is it?
Echoes of history reverberate the stress, disinformation, and the rise of populist leaders mirror pre-WWI tensions. Today's technological advancements and capitalism's unchecked pursuit unravel eerie parallels, urging introspection for a more equitable future.