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  • How the Internet Ruined the Act of Shaming

    How the Internet Ruined the Act of Shaming

    In The Shame Machine, mathematician Cathy O’Neil provides an anecdote about George Wallace, the racist governor of Alabama shot down by a would-be assassin, then frequented in the hospital by Rep. Shirley Chisholm, a Black congresswoman. They ended up the two operating for president in 1972. Chisholm is a towering ethical figure. Wallace is not.…

  • How Pinterest utterly ruined photo search on the internet

    How Pinterest utterly ruined photo search on the internet

    Previous thirty day period, there had been rumors of a deal that would have valued Pinterest at $75 billion — a mega-merger among a social media titan and a single of the major digital payments solutions. But it in no way happened. PayPal was in the running to get Pinterest for $70 a share —…