Social media is a civilization-level problem

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How to stop the violence


Trolling is the new punk

A crowd of black-clad protestors wearing masks carry signs that say “We don’t want Biden, we want revenge, for police murders, imperialist wars, and fascist massacres.” “We are ungovernable.”
A crowd of black-clad protestors wearing masks carry signs that say “We don’t want Biden, we want revenge, for police murders, imperialist wars, and fascist massacres.” “We are ungovernable.”

They’re not being generous, they’re being coldly strategic.

American currency
American currency

Why deplatforming is never okay


Slate Star Codex isn’t the first or last media usurper to be publicly shamed.

The entrance to the New York times headquarters
The entrance to the New York times headquarters


The search for balance in design.


An Addendum to: “User Engagement” Is Code For “Addiction”

Craig the Computer Guy

A web developer writing on society, media, technology, UI, social media, digital manipulation, and the web. Published by The Startup and UX Collective.

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