We hear it all the time: break up Facebook, Google, Twitter, et al. because they have an information “monopoly”. Add the manipulation of their algorithms to serve the ideological agenda of their management, shadowbanning and censoring search results for example, the more reason to break them up for abusing their “monopoly”.
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It’s time to brace for another hit to my search engine rankings, as I write yet another blog post on Silicon Valley’s brutal discrimination and identitarianism.
Wall Street Journal, famous for its misleading journalism to suit its own agenda, had the temerity to betray its own ideologues by pointing out the discriminatory hiring practice… Read more
If you are old enough to remember the days of print media, newspapers had the reputation of leaning politically in one direction and it was considered unwise to isolate yourself to a single paper and one point of view. You were encouraged to read several papers to get a well-rounded picture of current events.
In the Toronto region, that would mean reading the S… Read more
In the wake of the demonetization fiasco on YouTube and the erosion of due process due to unrestrained “wrong-think” detection algorithms, one has to wonder whether these algorithms are being exploited by malicious users intent on destroying their competition.
Google supposedly is credited with effective algorithms preventing click fr… Read more
Thursday Thoughts are a series of recent observations too short to merit their own article, but still important when analyzing today’s technological, economic and psychological trends.
Shadowbanning is not just a Twitter Thing — Google does it too
- Ever since I posted the article about the Damore vs. Google lawsuit, I noticed a downtrend in the nu
One James confirms the suspicion of another James.
James O’Keefe III and his team at Project Veritas has verified what many other rational thinkers, including James Damore, have long theorized about big tech companies. Companies such as Alphabet (YouTube, Google) and Facebook have had their internal offices infiltrated with postmodernist zeal… Read more
Yahoo! recently revealed that all of its 3 billion accounts were compromised, up from its initial estimate of 1 billion.
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“Whether it’s 1 billion or 3 billion is largely immaterial. Assume it affects you,” Curry said. “Privacy is really the victim here.”
Yahoo first disclosed the breach in December . The stolen informat
“Big data” is a relatively new domain in software. Programming languages such as Python and R have sharply risen in popularity as they specialize in statistical analysis of large data sets. Fluency in these languages is a requirement for aspiring employees of Alphabet (YouTube/Google) and Facebook.
“Big data” only exist… Read more
James Damore is a former Google (parent company Alphabet) software engineer that was fired for sharing his thoughts on discriminatory hiring practices within the company and his suggestions on how to better attract diverse talent.
To prepare for a series of upcoming blog posts on how big tech and social media firms are becoming increasingly detrimental t… Read more
In yesterday’s post about the Equifax hack, I referenced a video by Computing Forever that describes the technocratic dystopia where the information users voluntarily put in to “free” online services like Facebook is nefariously being used against the users.
Facebook and Google own a large market share of the Internet user base beca… Read more