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Only Fools Rush in to Build on Top of Closed (Secret, Proprietary) Platforms

Last week Amnesty International published a report about the online platforms of the leading surveillance giants – see my brief post about it @ Find News. What I find particularly signficant about the news is not the recommendations for public … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Rationality of Algorithms: Facebook Algorithm, Google Algorithms or No Algorithm at All?

If you could choose any of the following three options, which one would you pick? Facebook Algorithm Google Algorithms No Algorithm whatsoever Granted: You probably have more choices than that – I’m just trying to keep it simple (stupid 😉 … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Big Data Rationality of Large Numbers: Quantitative Statistics + Fanatical Delusions

There are virtually innumerable fans of so-called „big data“. Countless fanatics of this quasi-scientific method will swear on a stack of bibles that if you count anything – it really doesn’t matter what, as that minute detail will certainly „emerge“ … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Rationality of Large Numbers

This is a huge topic – I will not be able to cover it in a single post, not even in just a few posts. What I want to do here and now is to introduce the topic, and to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Limitations in the WordPress Notifications algorithm

Ted and Brandon’s most recent episode of the „Concerning AI“ podcast is a very rewarding listen… – mainly because of their thinking with respect to compassion towards (or against) algorithms. Having compassion towards or against an algorithm seems like a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Propaganda + Subjectivity in Retard Media

I was recently discussing a radio program with a friend who understands media quite well – but who seemed to be „playing dumb“ during the discussion. The radio program in question was a German one – BR’s Radiosalon had broadcast … Continue reading Continue reading

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Why Retard Media Don’t Scale

Recently, I started a new blogging network (using WordPress) and a friend reminded me that WordPress has scaling issues. I acknowledge that — from a retard media perspective. In retard media, the aim is to create one publication that thousands … Continue reading Continue reading

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How to create your future

Today, when people use retard media to search for what was created in the past — whether that be 5 minutes ago or 5 years ago — many will sub-consciously realize that search engines like Google have no interest in … Continue reading
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Even Pierre Omidyar’s blogs get censored by Google (and probably by Facebook, too)

I heard via the “No Agenda” podcast (#557, 1 hr 29 min 45 sec) that Pierre Omidyar is planning to invest $250 MM in a new media venture: Right now, I’m in the very early stages of creating a new … Continue reading
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Don’t Listen to Me!

Listen to the words you use! Oh, and for those of you “on” Facebook, “on” Google, “on” whatever, here’s a friendly reminder about the pill you just swallowed: Continue reading

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