Too much has been lost already. The glue that holds humanity’s knowledge together is coming undone.
The complexity and arbitrariness of non-fungible tokens are a big part of their appeal.
Every plausible configuration of social media in 2020 is unpalatable.
As the growing scale of facial recognition shows, more data can always be extracted.
No one, including the social-media giant itself, trusts the company to decide which ads are false. But somebody has to render judgment.
Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft must recognize a special responsibility for the parts of their services that host or inform public discourse.
Doctors and lawyers are prohibited from using clients’ information for their own interests, so why aren’t Google and Facebook?