The Silent Miners

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The splinternet — mankind’s fight over the internet

The splinternet is the idea that the internet “splinters” into several different internets that aren’t connected to each other in any meaningful way.

The internet of brains — time to join the hivemind

Scientists have now demonstrated an "internet of brains" — in rats. This is a huge step towards direct brain-to-brain contact and swarm technologies.

My notes on Mark Zuckerberg’s speech at Harvard University

When the world's most powerful person speaks, it makes sense to listen carefully.

The tycoons of mass reach and the silent miners

Power has shifted to "Tycoons of Mass Reach" alongside "Silent Miners", multinational corporations mining for data and tweaking algorithms.

How ghost followers are destroying your social accounts

How do you beat social media algorithms? A small, but highly engaged, community is way better than attracting huge bulks of ghost followers.