Employee Uprisings Sweep Many Tech Companies. Not Twitter.

Employee Uprisings Sweep Many Tech Companies. Not Twitter.

Perhaps. But at what price to the world? “You have a platform that’s damaging people on a regular basis, and it’s being used to target groups of people on a regular basis,” stated Leslie Miley, an engineer who left Twitter in 2015 after he stated he became disillusioned with what he noticed as the corporate’s […]

Flying Saucer Toy Recalled For Teaching Kids That Nazis Achieved Space Travel

Flying Saucer Toy Recalled For Teaching Kids That Nazis Achieved Space Travel

Image: Revell If you’ve ever watched the History Channel at 3AM, that the Nazis had a secret program throughout World War II to develop alien craft. The Nazi’s UFO experiments by no means truly flew, however the mannequin toy firm Revell not too long ago launched a set in Germany that makes it seem like […]

‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Branded Gay Propaganda in Hungary; Cancellations Follow

‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Branded Gay Propaganda in Hungary; Cancellations Follow

The Hungarian State Opera on Thursday canceled over a dozen performances of the musical “Billy Elliot,” after a newspaper columnist accused the manufacturing of being “gay propaganda.” The award-winning musical about an English coal miner’s son who discovers a style for ballet opened on the opera firm in 2016 to vital acclaim, and was even […]

The Biology of Disinformation: Interview with Rushkoff, Pescovitz, and Dunagan

The Biology of Disinformation: Interview with Rushkoff, Pescovitz, and Dunagan

Over at Mondo 2000, our outdated pal RU Sirius interviewed Douglas Rushkoff, Jake Dunagan, and I in regards to the “The Biology of Disinformation,” a brand new analysis paper we wrote for Institute for the Future about how media viruses, bots and computational propaganda have redefined how data is weaponized for propaganda campaigns. While technological […]

Disney, Do You Really Want to Give Rupert Murdoch More Money Right Now?

Disney, Do You Really Want to Give Rupert Murdoch More Money Right Now?

Image: Getty/Gizmodo At a time once we’re seeing increasingly more firms trying to keep away from soiling themselves with the stench of the belching Trump machine, Disney is actively making an attempt to present Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch more billions. It’s a gutsy transfer within the age of boycotts, and it exhibits how shallow […]

As Kim Ends Beijing Visit, China and North Korea Craft New Messages

As Kim Ends Beijing Visit, China and North Korea Craft New Messages

The agriculture academy makes a speciality of equipment, animal illness prevention and seed manufacturing for hybrid rice and corn, in line with its web site. These are all issues that North Korea badly wants. The infrastructure firm, a state-owned enterprise specializing in tunnel building and actual property improvement, just lately gained a contract underneath the […]

American PR Professionals Helped Sell the Nazi Regime to the United States

American PR Professionals Helped Sell the Nazi Regime to the United States

Two American Nazis in uniform stand within the doorway of their newly opened headquarters within the Yorkville part of New York City on April 1, 1932.Photo: AP Rome wasn’t inbuilt a day. And the Nazis didn’t exterminate 10 million folks in a single day. When we search for historic parallels to the present rise of […]

The scary truths about Trump’s nuclear summit

The summit got here after a year-and-a-half of each males terrorizing the world with open threats of thermonuclear annihilation and infantile public insults. Trump derisively nicknamed the North Korean dictator “Rocket Man” and referred to as him “fat and short,” whereas Kim called Trump “a mentally deranged U.S. dotard.” This week’s historic assembly was almost […]

North Korea Film Glorifies Kim’s World Debut, With Trump in Starring Role

North Korea Film Glorifies Kim’s World Debut, With Trump in Starring Role

SEOUL, South Korea — Ever since Kim Jong-un, the North Korean chief, started his diplomatic outreach this spring, assembly the presidents of China and South Korea, North Korea has used it to glorify him as a pioneering peacemaker. But for propaganda functions, nothing beats a gathering with the president of the United States. A documentary […]

This is the "movie trailer" that Trump played for Kim Jong-Un

This is the "movie trailer" that Trump performed for Kim Jong-Un

At yesterday’s Trump-Kim summit, the White House performed this pretend film trailer. I want it started with “Imagine a world..” however the precise narration is sort of pretty much as good: “Destiny Pictures presents a narrative of alternative, a brand new story, a brand new starting, one among peace, two males, two […]