Google is so dominant, and sufficiently customized, that search results can be censored without a trace.
Is Facebook a structural threat to free society? I make the argument.
America’s Overton window has been blown wide open. What does this mean?
The mechanics of social media and the broader internet favor the political right. Progressivism, in its current form, is not built for memetic success.
Social media censorship is increasing, and will have the effect of radicalizing fringe thinkers.
You should always hope you’re wrong. This will strengthen your thought and knowledge over time.
“I read it online” is one of the weakest things you can say. It makes you look dumb and doesn’t help anybody. Learn to avoid it.
Be on the lookout for second-order opinions – viral information repeated without actual understanding.
There is a skill that is absolutely necessary to survive and success in the information society. The ability to find information – “Google-Fu” – is essential.
Every day, you meet people who have information that could enrich your life. But you need to engage them in the right way. Talk to strangers.