The Guardian’s Cambridge Analytica & Facebook data story


All Writings, Government, Individual, Press This, Psychology, Society

The algorithm used in the Facebook data breach trawled though personal data for information on sexual orientation, race, gender – and even intelligence and childhood trauma Source: How Cambridge Analytica turned Facebook ‘likes’ into a lucrative political tool | Technology | The Guardian Public data has become a means of dispassionately looking at humanity for […]

March 18, 2018

Man-made labels for social convenience and simplification


All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Individual, Society

It is amazing to consider, that a human being would willingly accept a label to define his entire existence.  There are many labels in existence.  People label themselves based on education, profession, family, country, or religion.  With an expanding knowledge, each of those labels proves insufficient and incomprehensive.  So, in order to identify oneself, an […]

December 4, 2017

How attitude towards information affects individuals?


All Writings, Individual, Observations, Psychology

The individual is the focus of global changes.  It seems so very easy to take for granted what mankind has achieved.  We have achieved the possibility of limitless information.  We have achieved the possibility of international communication.  This is extremely specific to an individual, yet comprehensive for entire societies.  The thought is overwhelming.  Among billions […]

November 23, 2017