Results for tag: politics

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

The web we may have lost…

Christian Heilmann on the net neutrality ruling and the importance of free access to read and publish information.
Linked on the 18th of December, 2017 Details

Live Aid: The Terrible Truth

I didn’t know this. Live Aid’s real effect on the ground was far from positive.
Linked on the 19th of November, 2017 Details

The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

This sounds like something out of a tin foil hat conspiracy but seems, sadly, to be all too real.

Published on the 7th of May, 2017 Read full post

Belgium and The Netherlands swap land over a headless corpse

The Netherlands and Belgium managed to settle a festering territorial problem, without firing a single bullet and with an unlikely spur: a headless corpse.

Published on the 30th of November, 2016 Read full post