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Facebook Vice President Tells Us “Technology Is Dumb Until A Human Touches It”

Posted by on June 2, 2018 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Facebook Vice President Tells Us “Technology Is Dumb Until A Human Touches It”

Facebook has lost a bit of trust with the public surrounding the Cambridge Analytica debate. See this interview with VP Ime Archibong who talks about the value of groups and communities on Facebook and the need for leadership circles.

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Mainstream Media Vs. The Age Of Information

Mainstream Media Vs. The Age Of Information

Indeed, there are so many ways that the information age could completely shift the oligarchical collectivism of the power structures of the world in favor of individuals instead of institutions. So, instead of expanding our reach of information – instead of inspiring individuals to dig for truth and research for realness – the institutional powers-that-be are constricting the field of information. This is particularly obvious with recent challenges to net neutrality — a neutrality that 87% of average Americans support, but which institutions are nonetheless seeking to destroy.

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As New Privacy Rules Hit Europe, Google and Facebook Hit With $8.8 Billion in Lawsuits

Posted by on May 28, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
As New Privacy Rules Hit Europe, Google and Facebook Hit With $8.8 Billion in Lawsuits

Accusing Facebook, Google, WhatsApp, and Instagram of “intentionally” violating Europe’s strict new privacy rules that officially went into effect on Friday, Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems filed four lawsuits against the tech companies arguing they are still “coercing users into sharing personal data” despite rolling out new policies ostensibly aimed at complying with the new regulations.

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What is Deja Vu?

Posted by on May 26, 2018 in Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
What is Deja Vu?

Every felt like a current situation had happened before? This may be the result of the process of deja vu.

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Harvey Weinstein Arraigned on Rape, Criminal Sex Act Charges

Posted by on May 26, 2018 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Harvey Weinstein Arraigned on Rape, Criminal Sex Act Charges

Harvey Weinstein has been arraigned and charged with rape and criminal sex act charges.

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Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 Canceled Amid Sex Abuse Scandal

Posted by on May 26, 2018 in Books, Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 Canceled Amid Sex Abuse Scandal

Amidst Sex Abuse Scandals, Swedish Academy has decided to cancel this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature.

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The Warning Signs to Look for When a Potential Shooter Has No Criminal History

Posted by on May 26, 2018 in Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Warning Signs to Look for When a Potential Shooter Has No Criminal History

Santa Fe, Texas had a school shooting recently to add to the incredible number of violent attacks in schools. Here we look at the warning signs of a potential shooter.

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Royal Family Expresses Thanks After Harry and Meghan’s Radical Day

Posted by on May 26, 2018 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Royal Family Expresses Thanks After Harry and Meghan’s Radical Day

A friend of Prince Harry told The Sunday Times that Prince Charles “gave the most lovely, moving speech welcoming Meghan to the family,” during the wedding reception.

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Are You Addicted to Trump News? You’re Not Alone

Are You Addicted to Trump News? You’re Not Alone

Admitting your addiction to today’s weaponized media is half the cure, so I’ve complied the following handy questionnaire of Trumpaholic symptoms, from both a liberal and conservative POV. May it shine a humorous light on our new national pass time: Trump.

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5th Annual ILLUMINATE Film Festival Offers Movies That Stir Your Soul: Michael Franti, Mooji and More

5th Annual ILLUMINATE Film Festival Offers Movies That Stir Your Soul: Michael Franti, Mooji and More

Film has the power to illuminate, to make us feel deeply, essentially taking us to a place beyond ourselves. As a medium, it opens hearts and minds, and our response to it is both visceral and personal. Underneath this response lies the unspoken connection between us all, and nowhere is this more evident than at the ILLUMINATE Film Festival. Renowned for their groundbreaking immersive approach to the film festival experience, the 5th annual ILLUMINATE Film Festival returns May 30th-June 3rd. The premier conscious film festival, which some have referred to as the Sundance of the conscious film industry, ILLUMINATE is dedicated to elevating awareness and inspiring lasting transformation through cinema.

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50 Years Later, America Is Still Divided

Posted by on May 19, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
50 Years Later, America Is Still Divided

The Kerner Report from 1968 created under instructions from President Lyndon Johnson spoke about recommendations for a better America. The only remaining member of that Commission, Fred Harris, and Alan Curtis from the Eisenhower Foundation speak on how 50 years later America is still divided.

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New Social Network Challenges Facebook by Paying You for Posts

Posted by on May 18, 2018 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
New Social Network Challenges Facebook by Paying You for Posts

The TopTopic platform provides a new way to financially benefit from what you do online. Anybody can earn. TopTopic members can financially reward others for their activity online, and unlike Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, and other social media sites that solely profit from your content and personal information by running ads, we shift the traditional monetary dynamics from companies to those investing their time to share and engage with content. We are advertisement-free and create an opportunity for writers, artists, commenters, curators, and others to create and share content that can be financially rewarded.

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‘Historic Win’ for the Open Internet as Senate Votes to Restore Net Neutrality

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
‘Historic Win’ for the Open Internet as Senate Votes to Restore Net Neutrality

Thanks to weeks of sustained grassroots pressure in the form of 16 million emails, over a million phone calls, and nationwide demonstrations both online and off, three Republicans voted with the Senate Democratic caucus on Wednesday to block the GOP-controlled FCC’s net neutrality repeal, clearing a crucial hurdle on the path to saving the web from the greed of the telecom industry.

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Christina Grimmie’s Mother Posthumously Releases Christina’s Song ‘Little Girl’ in Honor of Mother’s Day

Posted by on May 13, 2018 in Conscious Art, Films and Music, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Christina Grimmie’s Mother Posthumously Releases Christina’s Song ‘Little Girl’ in Honor of Mother’s Day

Little Girl is an original, never released song by Christina Grimmie that shares a moving story about the profound level of love and support that exists between mother and daughter. Christina wrote when she was 12 years old to comfort her mother, who was battling breast cancer at the time.

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Angelina Jolie and Bill Gates are the World’s Most Admired People, Survey Finds

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Entertainment, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Angelina Jolie and Bill Gates are the World’s Most Admired People, Survey Finds

Bill Gates and Angelina Jolie have been named the most admired man and woman in the world.

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