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Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

“This book argues in ten ways that what has become suddenly normal — pervasive surveillance and constant, subtle manipulation — is unethical, cruel, dangerous, and inhumane. 1,212 more words

Books

Jaron Lanier Is Done With Social Media

Comments on Waking Up to Social Engineering by Mitch Santell

Happy Saturday dear readers and followers and thank you for being here. Pour yourself a fresh hot or ice tea or a cup of coffee and listen as Jaron Lanier shares how he is building his career without being on social media. 233 more words

Commentary

Bad behaviour?

Has the backlash against social media begun? That might be wishful thinking for those concerned with the negative effects on human consciousness. Then again the fact that this health concern is now being regularly expressed may itself be part of a turning tide. 1,654 more words

Writing

Is Social Media Good or Bad?

I’ve grown more concerned about the adverse effects of social media over the past year, resulting in my disengagement from Facebook and LinkedIn. And I’m flirting with the idea of disengaging from Twitter, too. 215 more words

Lessons Learned

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now | Book Review

Like many others, I find it difficult to imagine life without social media. I use Facebook and Twitter at work to share articles fromInfluence… 1,033 more words

Book Reviews

Remake The Decision.

It’s July 15, 2018 today, and I stumbled upon a great TED talk from last April. I can hear you think it: “Old News!” and you’re right. 496 more words

Computer Philosophy