Caliphate is bogus, just like 1619

For anyone who’s paid attention, that the New York Times is having credibility issues is no surprise whatsoever. After the Pulitzer Prize-winning(!) 1619 series turned out to be fanciful fiction, who can believe anything that The Times puts out?  An Arrest...

Facebook’s declining value

http://arstechnica.com/staff/2016/11/its-time-to-get-rid-of-the-facebook-news-feed-because-its-not-news/Fundamentally, the Facebook News Feed has two problems: It’s frequently made up of fake news, and the user doesn’t control the feed.

Which they very clearly do

http://gizmodo.com/facebooks-fight-against-fake-news-was-undercut-by-fear-1788808204″…it’s now clear that democracy suffers if our news feeds incentivize bullshit.” The first obligation of the Fourth Estate is truth, and the problem is the Facebook seems...