Social Media Looks to ‘Waiting for Godot’ to Perfect Its Equation of Desiring Meaning and Truth While Being Kept Forever In Its Waiting Room: Why the ‘Lucky’ Algorithm is the Future of Big Tech

VLADIMIRTell him . . . (he hesitates) . . . tell him you saw us. (Pause.) You did see us, didn't you?BOYYes Sir. (1.817-8) Every day Vladimir and Estragon wait for Godot. It's their thing. Much like social media addicts, they show up every day to wait for him, and Samuel Beckett's existential play 'Waiting for Godot' never … Continue reading Social Media Looks to ‘Waiting for Godot’ to Perfect Its Equation of Desiring Meaning and Truth While Being Kept Forever In Its Waiting Room: Why the ‘Lucky’ Algorithm is the Future of Big Tech

NEVER TALK TO THE COPS – ‘LA Police Are Collecting Detainees’ Social Media Information’ – Reblog from Wired Magazine

According to new documents, officers ask people they stop for their Facebook and Twitter account details, and then feed the data into Palantir.  THE LOS ANGELES Police Department (LAPD) instructs officers to collect social media account information and email addresses when they interview people they have detained, according to documents obtained by the Brennan Center for Justice at … Continue reading NEVER TALK TO THE COPS – ‘LA Police Are Collecting Detainees’ Social Media Information’ – Reblog from Wired Magazine