I failed to recognize BigTech’s Trojan Horse as it ambled through the gates of our information ecosystem in the days after September 11, 2001. But I strongly believe we can fix things now, if we work together.
This week, we want to draw your attention to a remarkably insightful series on social media manipulation from Destin Sandlin at his YouTube channel "Smarter Every Day".
In the media and other industries, automation is presented as a neutral process, the straightforward consequence of technological progress. It is not.
The pendulum has swung from the ‘all human’ traditional media platforms of the past,t to ‘all algorithm’ platforms of the present. The future is where technology dovetails with humanity.