Russia’s invasion of Ukraine feels like an altogether new phase of social media in warfare. Maybe it’s the verbs which adorn those buttons: Like. Share. Donate. Block. They invite us in, and whisper: “Decide.”
Author: Steve Murch
Have the past few years of tech news gotten you down? Here are four recent advancements in tech you may have missed.
The department of Health and Human Services is dropping the requirement that hospitals report daily COVID deaths, yet adding a bunch of pediatric metrics which will make pediatric problem look much larger.
Being willing to update one’s prior assumptions in the face of new evidence is the essence of learning. If you haven’t changed your mind on something important in the past five years, check your filter bubble.
The conviction of Elizabeth Holmes should cause any founder to take stock of their claims: hopes, exaggeration, or fraud?
The time has come to de-prioritize Facebook in my life. Here are some of the steps I’m taking if you too are considering it.
The council is trying to place unprecedented restrictions on the City Attorney’s office, without even knowing what the most important outcome metrics are of the approach it is demanding.
This is new for a whole lot of Americans. The last time inflation was this high, you hadn’t ever heard of the term “e-mail.”
What does the changing of the guard at Twitter suggest about free speech online?
A new study from the UK suggests that children are not, in fact, significant vectors of COVID risk.