18-month investigation into disinformation and fake news calls Facebook “digital gangsters”

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/feb/18/facebook-fake-news-investigation-report-regulation-privacy-law-dcms?CMP=share_btn_tw

Trainers, Explainers, and Sustainers – the jobs AI will create

Summer Exhibition 2012 Private View. Photo (c) Darren Gerrish, (c) Royal Academy of Arts

https://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/will-ai-create-as-many-jobs-as-it-eliminates/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sm-direct

The neurologist, Oliver Sacks on steam engines, smartphones, and fearing the future.

“They have given up, to a great extent, the amenities and achievements of civilization: solitude and leisure, the sanction to be oneself, truly absorbed, whether in contemplating a work of art, a scientific theory, a sunset, or the face of one’s beloved.”

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/02/11/the-machine-stops