Remember Google’s slogan in their early days? It was “Don’t Be Evil.” Yes, really. Ok, now that you’ve stopped laughing, you should know that some former employees of both Google and Facebook have started an organization called the Center for Human Technology. Their website states the problem clearly: What began as a race to monetize […]
I have been aware for at least three decades how the music industry targets and hooks into young people for the rest of their lives. For teens (and pre-teens) music is not only formative but also defines a kid’s identity and groups of friends. At that age, a 4/4 beat at 140 bps with frequencies […]
I recently discovered that the people at Facebook, Google, Bing (Microsoft), and Santa Clara University have partnered to create something called The Trust Project. It is an effort to weed out fake news and opinion pieces on the web from factual and credible stories. Learn more.