Yet another black eye for the social media company?
The Algorithms Between Us It was the summer of 1998, and I was interning at a radio news bureau in Washington, D.C. The Lewinsky Scandal broke that year, which eventually led to Bill Clinton’s impeachment. The 24-hour television news cycle was in its infancy, and media was a bit more healthy back then with newspapers…
Creative destruction is increasingly real and accelerating faster than ever. A new company comes, an old company goes. Brands emerge and evaporate before our eyes. Look forward with alacrity or don’t bother looking up from abandonment.
Lessons to take you through the new year ahead.
Hysterical narratives promoting fear among some Americans may be more effective at sparking violence than hate speech is. Social media companies are expected to guard against both.
Let’s talk about unintended consequences of a company that grows faster than its vision.
“Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.”
After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress earlier this month, there’s no doubt that many netizens are thinking twice before accepting app user agreements.
Mark Zuckerberg isn’t the most beloved person on social media these days, and two days of grilling by members of Congress didn’t win him much sympathy from those tending the online fires of outrage over Facebook failures.
if ever there was a wake-up call to Mark Zuckerberg this bell is tolling awfully loudly.
And should we all deactivate it?
Embed from Getty Images — Technology is changing the face of work. For millions, since the economic collapse of 2008, their definition of work has changed from an office job to working one or more jobs in retail or the service industry. Tens of thousands of people have been driven into the “algorithmic economy” working…
Yashar Ali broke with his family’s tradition, and made his way in the world without a college degree.
Smile and take the savings.
Whether it’s taro roots or cold hard cash, the patriarchs cling to pointless amounts of wealth.
While the media glamorizes famous college dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, the reality is that most successful people in the U.S. went to – and finished – college.