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The ‘Scientists Say’ Trap

Have you noticed Google’s latest feature: answering search queries with a single result shown above all others? While some questions do have definitive answers, most don’t. Life isn’t usually that black and white. That hasn’t stopped the search giant from acting as the definitive authority on, well, pretty much everything.[…] Read On

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How Facebook Exploited a ‘Vulnerability in Human Psychology’ to Addict Billions

Finally, a social media pioneer fesses up to the truth in a startling revelation: that Facebook’s founders weren’t just consciously aware of their product’s addictive potential; it was the goal of Mark Zuckerberg and company to “consume as much of your time and conscious attention as possible.” And they succeeded[…] Read On

In a World Full of ‘Experts,’ Here’s Where Real Wisdom Comes From

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” – Steve Jobs When we’re young, we look to more experienced mentors for advice. Later on, we become the advisors. At least, that’s how it[…] Read On

NFL and Trump Have Free Speech — We Have Free Remote Control

Big news day: The loony tunes in North Korea think we’ve declared war on them. There’s something seriously wrong with those people. Just saying. Former congressman and serial sexter Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl. What a creep. What an[…] Read On