This month, I started sharing lots of OLD (5 or more years old) web pages. Yesterday, I discovered why.
I have been saying for at least twelve years that your civil rights and the quality of your life depend on how software is used AROUND you. In July 2018, I found the same concept expressed very well by somebody else.
I found a paper about concentration of certain human activities in large cities that… maybe does not give enough coverage to some among the most important of those activities.
Fake news, echo chambers, filter bubbles: how much do they REALLY create or influence people’s opinions on politics, or anything else?
Please have a look at this scary title, just appeared on the Web:
(this is a guest post by Emanuel Pastreich, director of The Asia Institute, and Professor at Kyung Hee University. The post, originally published at Truthout, in April 2014, is now reposted here on invitation of the author, to whom I am grateful. My own proposal for a better alternative to Facebook and similar services is here)