21. Century Zeitgeist

I SOLD MY DATA FOR CRYPTO. HERE'S HOW MUCH I MADE

“This article was written by Gregory Barber and originally published on com , on 12/17/2018.” ON A RECENT Tuesday night, during a session of rash bedtime scrolling, I sold my Facebook data to a stranger in Buenos Aires. Reckless, maybe, but such was my newfound life as a digital vigilante. My tipping point was the Facebook hack, exposed in September, in which I—along with some 90 million…
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21. Century Zeitgeist

The Center Left and Globalization

“This article was written by Kemal Derviş and Caroline Conroy and originally published on project-syndicate.org, on 12/28/2018.” After promising to reform both France and the European Union, President Emmanuel Macron is now struggling to reclaim the public’s…
21. Century Zeitgeist

The Facebook Dilemma

“This article originally published on pbs.org.” The promise of Facebook was to create a more open and connected world. But from the company’s failure to protect millions of users’ data, to the proliferation of “fake news” and disinformation, mounting crises…
21. Century Zeitgeist

35 years ago, Isaac Asimov was asked by the Star to predict the world of 2019. Here is what he wrote

“This article was written by Isaac Asimov and originally published on thestar.com , on 12/27/2018.” Originally published Dec. 31, 1983 lf we look into the world as it may be at the end of another generation, let’s say 2019 — that’s 35 years from now, the same number of years since 1949 when George Orwell’s 1984was first published — three considerations must dominate our…
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