7 items tagged with “facebook”

The medium is the message

It’s common knowledge today that social media has a tendency to amplify negative emotions, often based on falsehoods.

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Jaron Lanier: How we need to remake the internet

“We cannot have a society in which, if two people wish to communicate, the only way that can happen is through a third person who wishes to manipulate them” – Jaron Lanier

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Facebook and Silicon Valley’s hubris

Cal Newport has published an interesting post titled "The Disturbing High Modernism of Silicon Valley". It focuses on the recently leaked Facebook memo authored by Andrew “Boz” Bosworth (on a side-note, if you want a deeper look at this “Boz” character, I recommend Antonio Garcia Martinez’s Chaos Monkeys).

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