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

A company called SPARK Neuro says 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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“In Italian Schools, Reading, Writing and Recognizing Fake News”

Source: In Italian Schools, Reading, Writing and Recognizing Fake News – The New York Times Maybe the Italians can send teachers here to show our students how to do it. ROME — After reading the horrors in Dante’s “Inferno,” Italian … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life: how to investigate online political ads

Source: Help Us Monitor Political Ads Online — ProPublica A terrific plan from ProPublica. A central excerpt that’ll tell us what they’re doing and how we can (and must) participate: The nature of online advertising is such that ads appear … Continue reading

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