Sunday, July 22, 2018

Jon Snow’s Real Beef With Facebook

From our special correspondent, Wessex Man: Cambridge Analytica’s activities have exposed the threat to democracy that Facebook’s omissions have facilitated. Zuckerberg owes us more than...

What A Stunner – Steam’s Games Sales Subject To Power Law

Given how common a power law is in the real world out here it's not all that much of a surprise that Steam's games...

That Mainstream Media Isn’t Understanding Facebook

From our special correspondent, Wessex Man: The New York Times tells us: Debates over privacy have plagued Facebook for years. But the news that Cambridge Analytica,...

Sad Ignorance About The Value Of Facebook And Google

It's entirely true that Facebook and Google are worth large amounts of money. It's also true that some goodly portion of this comes from...

The European Union’s GDPR Data Rules Only Increase The Amount Of...

We are all, of course, looking forward to getting out of that acranian organisation, the European Union. The latest example of the uselessness of...

Racism’s Just Fine On Reddit Says Site’s CEO

There will be two reactions to this statement from the CEO of Reddit that open racism and slurs are just fine on the site....

What A Shocking Finding About Rural Broadband! Shame!

This is just such a shame, such a one that we should all hang our heads in it. Rural broadband is slower than urban! Broadband...

Elon Musk’s Pravda And Why It Won’t Work

An alternative title to this could be my, how quickly the blogs became absorbed into the establishment. Elon Musk is getting tired of people doubting...

WhatsApp Is In GDP As A Reduction In Productivity

AEI is asking where's the next productivity revolution going to come from? The answer being that it's already here. So when will the next productivity...

Nationalise Facebook To Get China’s Social Credit System

People who violate social norms should indeed be cut off from the bounty of civilisation that government provides us with, shouldn't they? We have,...