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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Thu July 18, 2019 12:28 pm 
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BurtReynolds wrote:
not social media, but whatever

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DoD: We spend billions on computers and expensive contractors who manage them
Social Media: This is an outrage!
Amazon/Oracle/IBM/Microsoft: We can save you billions if you close datacenters, fire the cable monkeys, and migrate to a common cloud platform like the commercial world has done
DoD: We want to save billions going to the cloud
Social Media: This is an outrage!

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Thu July 18, 2019 12:30 pm 
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Meanwhile Boeing outsources coding to India.


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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Thu July 18, 2019 12:49 pm 
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Bi_3 wrote:
BurtReynolds wrote:
not social media, but whatever

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DoD: We spend billions on computers and expensive contractors who manage them
Social Media: This is an outrage!
Amazon/Oracle/IBM/Microsoft: We can save you billions if you close datacenters, fire the cable monkeys, and migrate to a common cloud platform like the commercial world has done
DoD: We want to save billions going to the cloud
Social Media: This is an outrage!


Oh don't kid yourself. They'll just spend the money elsewhere.


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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Fri July 19, 2019 4:35 am 
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This whole Area 51 thing is so ... no word can really justify it. It’s stupid.

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Fri July 19, 2019 4:58 am 
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Bammer wrote:
This whole Area 51 thing is so ... no word can really justify it. It’s stupid.

You're just jealous that I'll be seeing alien tiddies while you sit at home.

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Fri July 19, 2019 5:15 am 
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BurtReynolds wrote:
Bammer wrote:
This whole Area 51 thing is so ... no word can really justify it. It’s stupid.

You're just jealous that I'll be seeing alien tiddies while you sit at home.

See you in another life, brotha.

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Fri July 19, 2019 3:23 pm 
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Bammer wrote:
This whole Area 51 thing is so ... no word can really justify it. It’s stupid.

You do realize they started it as a joke, right? They aren't serious and nothing is going to happen. I wish it would, though. Let the government take out a bunch of dummies

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Sat July 20, 2019 7:30 pm 
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They are on to our tactics.

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Sun July 21, 2019 5:54 am 
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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
Bammer wrote:
This whole Area 51 thing is so ... no word can really justify it. It’s stupid.

You do realize they started it as a joke, right? They aren't serious and nothing is going to happen. I wish it would, though. Let the government take out a bunch of dummies

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Mon July 22, 2019 3:42 pm 
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It’s like every living thread in N&D formed a gestalt headline

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Tue July 30, 2019 9:04 pm 
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Social media is cancer but let's not lose our minds:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/beta.washi ... utType=amp

Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act

A lawmaker wants to end ‘social media addiction’ by killing features that enable mindless scrolling

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Tue August 13, 2019 2:45 pm 
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https://tom.eastman.nz/2019/01/levers/

"...And the ‘variable ratio’ rats? The ones who’s lever worked like a roll of the dice? They will never stop. Your two-and-a-half-hour undergraduate psychology class will not be long enough for you to wait around to see them give up pulling that lever. Desperately trying, again and again, for a food pellet that isn’t coming. Even though they’re not hungry.

This probably sounds familiar to you. You’ve seen this before. You’ve seen the ranks of slot machines at casinos. The relationship of operant conditioning and intermittent reinforcement to human behaviour is pretty well known. It’s not just the rats that fall for this, and you know it.

Have you ever found yourself wondering why Facebook sucks now?"

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Wed August 14, 2019 4:24 pm 
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I've been reading Shoshana Zuboff's The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, and having read only about 200 pages of the 700 pages I am already convinced that Google is pure evil. That's right GoogleBot, you heard me! I sent these to a friend of mine who's writing a masters thesis about digital techonology in education and thought some of you might be interested to read these random excerps too (or maybe not). Here they are anyways:

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The last one is bad quality, but it has some really interesting information about the central role Google had in Obama's presidential campaigns, basically doing pretty much the same thing as Cambridge Analytica for Trump.
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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
PostPosted: Wed August 14, 2019 5:12 pm 
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I've been meaning to read that one. I'll probably read it next week.

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
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I was listening to a podcast yesterday and there was a slight discussion about this generation of kids being born and where social media is at right now. One of the guests hypothesized that the pendulum would swing the other way for those raised by millennial parents. He was guessing that this coming generation will pretty much be "over" social media and handheld devices, and he was pretty much basing this all on the idea that in the last few years, the negative consequences of a life lived online are starting to be more and more exposed. But then again, the matrix already has us all.


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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
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CEO of Twitter's account was hacked

https://news.sky.com/story/twitter-foun ... m=referral

If Trump's account were to be hacked like this, would anyone even notice?

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
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BurtReynolds wrote:
CEO of Twitter's account was hacked

https://news.sky.com/story/twitter-foun ... m=referral

If Trump's account were to be hacked like this, would anyone even notice?


What is its actually been hacked the entire time.

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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
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 Post subject: Re: Social Media: The God That Failed
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https://katu.com/news/nation-world/eu-c ... -worldwide

EU court: Facebook can be forced to remove content worldwide

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