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What should we do about Facebook? I have a plan*

(*Thanks, Elizabeth Warren, for this catch phrase.) Boy, is everyone going crazy over Facebook! It is evil, it has to be censored. It allows politicians to sell ads with ugly and discredited smears. It was and will be again the … Continue reading

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Want to see the political ads targeting people who are not us?

ProPublica has set up a data base through which you can read political advertising on Facebook, advertising not directed to you and me in our secure blue states, but to your, oh, say, Trump-voting cousins. ProPublica allows you to ID … Continue reading

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I got issues: why did people vote for Trump? Their attention was fully engaged

A company called SPARK Neuro┬ásays it “employs the most cutting edge neuroscience tools to create more engaging storytelling in advertising, entertainment, and other sectors.” That is, it attaches you, a viewer, to a device that measures your brain activity while … Continue reading

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