Monthly Archives: October 2018

15 posts

Anonymous Microsoft and Amazon employees speak out on Medium

When Jeff Bezos took the stage at a Wired conference this week, he told the audience that it was part of a business leader’s job to make potentially unpopular decisions, like working with the military. One day later, on Tuesday, an Amazon employee explained exactly why those decisions might be unpopular. In a public letter posted […]

Social Media Bots Draw Public’s Attention and Concern

Since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, many Americans have expressed concern about the presence of misinformation online, particularly on social media. Recent Congressional hearings and investigations by social media sites and academic researchers have suggested that one factor in the spread of misinformation is social media bots – accounts that operate on their own, without human involvement, to […]