Andrey (azangru) wrote,

After numerous talks about the evils of social media sowing discord and radicalizing people, it was refreshing to hear a much more skeptical (and, it sounds like, more realistic) take on it on BBC no less.

"The idea that this'd sway the election is almost social science nonsense".

(It also reminded me of the "third person effect", or "third person bias", where I believe I am not influenced by the media; I believe you are not influenced by the media; and at the same time I believe that others are.)

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    Tweeted and retweeted by developers. Dunno. Been working for me. Can't speak to excellence, but certainly lots of stimulating humiliation:

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    Don't know if this is real or not, but if it is, it's really strange that Canadian bureaucrats should be specifically instructed not to use the…

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    This was a good talk. Interesting to see that SvelteKit is taking the same direction as, by using html forms to submit data without the…

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