Links to Interesting News: Technology and Society


#1

https://www.newsweek.com/trump-twitter-followers-real-obama-clinton-1160344?utm_source=Facebook&utm_campaign=NewsweekFacebookSF&utm_medium=Social

And 40% of Obama’s are not real.


#2

The darker side of Apple:

http://digg.com/video/apple-rips-off-customers


#3

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/opinion/facebook-twitter-journalism-misinformation.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage


#4

https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/22/18009908/youtube-learning-educational-investment-john-green-asapscience?utm_campaign=theverge&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter


#5

Long article, good prose style so pretty easy to follow considering the complexity of the subject matter. Well worth the time…

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/10/22/the-prophets-of-cryptocurrency-survey-the-boom-and-bust


#6

https://www.ksl.com/article/46431985/40m-people-with-diabetes-will-be-left-without-insulin-by-2030-study-predicts


#7

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/12/how-much-of-the-internet-is-fake.html?fbclid=IwAR3OiTLTPyR9tw3TtudoGFld16wjVU8hl45kjS7zZXJPeac_GYLa5__M67k


#8

https://www.axios.com/facebook-personal-data-scope-suer-privacy-de15c860-9153-45b6-95e8-ddac8cd47c34.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=fbsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic&fbclid=IwAR0Ba1ps4fFz0z4nZb8nuAoCEOc3q3Q1W5i46v2ArAx-RwMogJqQ38UwM_E


#9

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/09/russia-putin-revolutionizing-information-warfare/379880/?fbclid=IwAR2JCqIN6mU53zmqzBNzcNSVEl749MM26h-CtmovUzOLQViupCo5EW4Q590


#10

Son can’t afford insulin and dies


#11

It can be cured it seems. Koreans have a natural remedy.


#12

You sure about that?


#13

I heard a South Korean, talking about it. He said he was sick and was cured he no more needs insulin. He had to loose weight and watch his diet.
http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/mini-review-natural-ingredients-for-diabetes-which-are-approved-by-korean-fda.html
https://www.diabetes.co.uk/Diabetes-herbal.html
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/2013/343594/
@Gammarra do you have any information about this?


#14

Not much they seem to be doing reporting all over the place and hindawi is not the most trustable academic source. as they are a for profit.

as a rule of thumb, curing chronical diseases shoudl always be taken witha grain of salt.


#15

Insects dying off


#16

Smaller is better in public transportation


#17

Don’t get your valentime an internet connected sex toy


#18

Amazon tribe creates 500-page traditional medicine encyclopedia

https://news.mongabay.com/2015/06/amazon-tribe-creates-500-page-traditional-medicine-encyclopedia/?fbclid=IwAR03ghqt0aQQxUdqhUp9V2VQZfjvvvkGQ7Af3EKYpMJ7O2MEGmK-Awe-hAA


#19

A fascinating and weird article about “The secret lives of Facebook moderators in America.” Not a pretty picture.


#20

This is a link to an article in TechDirt about the impossibility of content moderation at scale.