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Bruno Latour, the Post-Truth Philosopher 0 (0)

2018-11-06T16:46:40-05:00

He spent decades deconstructing the ways that scientists claim their authority. Can his ideas help them regain that authority today? — Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/10/25/magazine/bruno-latour-post-truth-philosopher-science.html

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How Online Trolls Divide Americans IRL – Video – NYTimes.com 0 (0)

2018-09-24T04:54:28-04:00

We know that trolls on social media are trying to sow discord on contentious subjects like race, guns and abortion, but how do they do it? Here is a visual guide to their strategy. — Read on www.nytimes.com/video/us/elections/100000006035155/trolls-facebook-elections.html

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Falsehood consistently dominates the truth on Twitter 0 (0)

2018-09-06T15:15:47-04:00

By every common metric, falsehood consistently dominates the truth on Twitter, a study finds: Fake news and false rumors reach more people, penetrate deeper into the social network, and spread much faster than accurate stories. https://t.co/OC1MUhismB — The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic) September 5, 2018

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Mindfulness vs mindlessness 0 (0)

2018-08-22T13:43:48-04:00

An attempt to rise above Truth:  Digitalization and Uploading of Mind and similarities to Mindlessness... UG and more recently mentions in NYTimes article. ... a tendency to confuse Mindlessness with mindlessness

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The Fight Against Russian Disinformation 0 (0)

2018-07-28T06:26:06-04:00

The future of our democratic societies will depend on how well we navigate Russian disinformation and future threats of disinformation on the internet. via The Fight Against Russian Disinformation — Forbes Real Time

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FEED THE MACHINE 0 (0)

2018-06-17T17:06:54-04:00

Newsweek and the race to fill Google with suicide news www.theverge.com/2018/6/12/17448816/newsweek-anthony-bourdain-seo-headlines-suicide-contagion

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Distinguishing Reality from Vacuum 1 (1)

2020-06-10T01:15:28-04:00

Throughout the twentieth century, writers and thinkers who faced reality-destroying regimes kept producing similar recipes. “Live not by lies,” the Russian dissident novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wrote. The Czech dissident playwright and future President Václav Havel pondered the predicament of living, unquestioningly, “inside the lie”—and the uncanny power of stepping outside of it. In our case, stepping

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History does not consist of a single grand narrative 0 (0)

2018-06-18T04:07:07-04:00

The notion that history consists of a single grand narrative is almost universally regarded as a comforting myth. But not to Marcel Gauchet Source: The notion that history consists of a single grand narrative is almost universally regarded as a comforting myth. But not to Marcel Gauchet

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