Memes live in the mind like plants in a garden. Be a careful steward of what’s growing in yours.
Whenever we signal something – and we all do – it must be costly. Cheap signaling is worth nothing.
Encryption is here to stay. Policy debates about backdooring encryption are a waste of our time and resources.
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?
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.