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Social Media Is Terrible For Mental Health

2018-12-14T05:13:47-04:00

Last year, Facebook created an algorithm to monitor teenagers’ moods for signs of insecurity and worthlessness (both risk factors for suicidal thoughts) for the purpose of serving them ads for mental health services. Other offerings like Betterhelp, an online counseling service, have zeroed in on influencer marketing as a way to draw in patients. Health care companies have

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Rudy Giuliani Says Twitter Sabotaged His Tweet. Actually, He Did It Himself.

2018-12-05T05:22:44-04:00

Rudy Giuliani Says Twitter Sabotaged His Tweet. Actually, He Did It Himself. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/05/us/politics/rudy-giuliani-twitter-links.html?partner=rss&emc=rss — Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/12/05/us/politics/rudy-giuliani-twitter-links.html

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How Personalization Leads to Homogeneity

2018-11-27T12:57:26-04:00

How Personalization Leads to Homogeneity https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/how-personalization-leads-to-homogeneity/ — Read on blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/how-personalization-leads-to-homogeneity/

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The Prophets of Cryptocurrency Survey the Boom and Bust

2018-11-07T20:22:09-04:00

Inside the ongoing argument over whether Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the blockchain are transforming the world. www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/10/22/the-prophets-of-cryptocurrency-survey-the-boom-and-bust

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Panels from Hacking Arts 2018 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab | HowlRound Theatre Commons

2018-10-18T09:54:55-04:00

|Hacking Arts presented the Hacking Arts 2018 Festival at the MIT Media Lab livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday and Sunday 13-14 October 2018. — Read on howlround.com/happenings/panels-hacking-arts-2018-massachusetts-institute-technology-media-lab

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The Cybersecurity 202: Leak charges against Treasury official show encrypted apps only as secure as you make them – The Washington Post

2018-10-18T09:38:16-04:00

Using an encrypted app isn't enough. — Read on www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-cybersecurity-202/2018/10/18/the-cybersecurity-202-leak-charges-against-treasury-official-show-encrypted-apps-only-as-secure-as-you-make-them/5bc74eaa1b326b7c8a8d1a3a/

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