I’ve long been critical of weak predictions for the upcoming year. I mean, how often can you get to the point where we say that it’s not a prediction to say that there’s going to be “more data than ever before?” I love bold predictions. I actually especially love the predictions that were hilariously, objectively wrong. Just 3 years ago the predictions …
The specter of secret recordings of university professors once again opens the door to the loss of individual rights and freedoms.
Disney will not release Song of the South on Disney+, no matter what. This is a shame.
A Quora answer worth repeating here.
Quora has decided to delete one of my answers, but even they don’t know why.
Beware the “we will safeguard your privacy” when the company doesn’t actually see they’re doing anything wrong.
Yet another article that threatens alarmist consequences of Global Warming with pseudo-scientific mumbo-jumbo.
In 1993, I began a short story that told of a dystopian future where the world was mandated by what you could and couldn’t say, and the reality that emerged from it.
Some recent popular or interesting Quora answers I’ve written.
Simon Sinek explains how Millennials got this way, and proposes a course of action to fix it. Unfortunately, Sinek fails to follow his own advice, and gives the wrong conclusion.
Justin Trudeau’s recent grilling in the Canadian Parliament provides a brilliant example of metacommunication
Diogenes discusses the notion that data protection schemes can be extended to a social commentary. Heavy centralization of businesses lead to economic instability and social unrest. Instead, Diogenes makes the case for a redundant array of independent duties, in that it is more resilient socially and economically to have many smaller to mid sized businesses in industries and cities than a few large ones.
If you are trying to make sense of what’s going on in the world today, this is probably the most important, and horribly misunderstood, concept in Communication.
In a world of personal brands and reputations, plagiarism is more than just wrong – it’s damaging.
A guest author provides insight into the millennial “snowflake” anger.