Art+Culture

FAKE BOY

It’s been a tough year for Facebook. The social networking juggernaut found itself engulfed by controversies over fake news, electoral interference, privacy violations, and a broad backlash to smartphone addiction. Wall Street has noticed: The company has lost almost $100 billionin market value in recent weeks.

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Economy, Science & Tech

FACEBOOK, SNAPCHAT AND THE DAWN OF THE POST-TRUTH ERA

MANY, INCLUDING ME, have cited parallels between Gutenberg’s invention of the printing press and the internet. As with blogs and Facebook posts, the printing press meant written thought and communication, and its wide distribution, was no longer the exclusive province of an anointed clergy. The voiceless gained a voice, sparking the violent and centuries-long turmoil of […]

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Economy, Politic

Promouvoir la créativité humaine

FacebookTwitterGoogleMailLe terme de labeur nous vient de l’époque médiévale et a coïncidé – ou est issu ? – du déclin de l’esclavage en Europe et de l’adoption généralisée de l’argent comme moyen de paiement. Le travail fut en effet une manière de monétiser l’effort et le talent humains. Quant à la productivité, sa perception est […]

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