Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

The author of Fantasyland and co-founder of Spy magazine, Kurt has spent many decades separating fact and fiction and in this essay he explores the historical roots of America’s weakness for alternative realities.

2018 219

Cambridge Analytica vs Beacon – Facebook Australia Quantium

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Magazines – Health. But it is very much like 2018. Ancient history? From Beacon to Cambridge Analytica, and Quantium. How Facebook and Twitter work with big data companies in Australia and beyond.

2018 201

From Out-Hustle to Out-Look

Michael Sampson - Currents

Fortune Magazine interviewed Dennis Lynch in early 2014 about his investment philosophy at Morgan Stanley. Key ideas: Take a long-term view in a world that thinks short-term. Markets with high growth rates offer good investment possibilities.

2018 116

Embrace the Stupid First Draft

Michael Sampson - Currents

Puck Magazine , 1903]. All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer]. People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

2018 116

Study Beyond Your Industry

Michael Sampson - Currents

Methods of becoming a student beyond your own work are: Subscribe to a magazine or series of blogs written by people in a very different field.

2018 116

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Another stunner from Quanta Magazine. Maria Popova’s favourite books of 2018. I’ll be away for a couple of weeks, so here is the last set of links for the year. Happy New Year. Saving Democracy. I am worried about democracy these days.

2018 50

My Best Stuff

How to Save the World

Complexity and Collapse (updated Jun 2016) (Long) (originally published in SHIFT magazine). Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care (Jul 2018). On the Shoulders of Giants (Feb 2018) (Short Story)*. Interview with Dean Walker (Jun 2018) (Video)*. T he inimitable Rev.

2018 61

Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

Facebook in engaged in undermining democracy and articles I was reading in 2018 pointed to their intentional and unintentional aiding and abetting behaviour with respect to the elections and democratic engagement.

2019 93