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The majority illusion.

A quick puzzle to tell whether you know what people are thinking. I seriously overthought this one before getting it wrong.
Linked on the 11th of June, 2019 Details

Facebook's role in brexit

British journalist Carole Cadwalladr gave an impassioned speech at the TED conference where she took on the silicon valley big guys for their role in the brexit mess. Predictably, their reactions weren't very warm.

Published on the 1st of May, 2019 Read full post

Barcelona is leading the fightback against smart city surveillance

Reversing the smart city paradigm. Barcelona is moving from the surveillance capitalism model, where data is opaque and owned by subcontractors and third parties, to a model where citizens own their data.
Linked on the 28th of May, 2018 Details

The war against cars will ultimately be won — and that’s good for everyone

Nice rundown on the multiple advantages of discouraging city car use.
Linked on the 6th of May, 2018 Details

How Trump Conquered Facebook—Without Russian Ads

Trump got a better deal because his team went for click-bait and the facebook algorithms love that.
Linked on the 25th of February, 2018 Details

Social Media Is Making Us Dumber. Here’s Exhibit A.

How outrage culture, dogmatism and lack of context are killing discourse.
Linked on the 24th of January, 2018 Details