Tag: Social Media

2018, Books, Non-Fiction

LikeWar (2018) by PW Singer and Emerson T. Brooking

This is a terrifying and depressing book about the weaponization of the internet, and social media in particular, by countries and other actors, in order to alter what the average person thinks is “true” or “factual”. The good news is that this isn’t necessarily the most rigorous analysis, meaning that some of their most dire …

2012, Sports

Rogers Telecommunications

Rogers wants me to like them on facebook because I am a fan of the Blue Jays… Why would I do that? They keep people from expressing themselves (no swearing at the Dome, as kids’ ears might explode). They kick fans out for getting a little too drunk. They told some guy to take off …