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VIRTUALLY YOU The Dangerous Powers of the E-Personality (Book review, in NYT)

“Humanity is migrating to cyberspace. […] Elias Aboujaoude, a Silicon Valley psychiatrist, finds this alarming. In “Virtually You,” he argues that the Internet is unleashing our worst instincts. It connects you to whatever you want: gambling, overspending, sex with strangers. … Continue reading

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Robots to get their own internet (BBC News)

“Robots could soon have an equivalent of the internet and Wikipedia. European scientists have embarked on a project to let robots share and store what they discover about the world. Called RoboEarth it will be a place that robots can … Continue reading

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‘Authoritarian Governments Have Immensely Benefited From The Web’ (Interview)

An interesting (and not too long) interview with Morozov about the internet and its role/function in forming political social groupings/identifiying social sentiment/political trends/upheavals etc. in autoritarian countries (but also “in general”). Interviewer: “One of your chapters is called “Why The … Continue reading

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