Stephen E. Arnold: Is Social Media Bad for Mental Health?

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Stephen E. Arnold

Social Media and Young People — Mental Health Issues

Some of us elders have been saying it for years, but now research seems to confirm it—social media can be bad for mental health.  The Next Web reports, “Study: Snapchat and Instagram Are the Worst for Young People.” The study is from the UK’s Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), and the “young people” sampled are 1,479 Brits aged 14-24. An explanatory three-minute video from the RSPH accompanies the article. Writer Rachel Kaser reports:  read full post.

Stephen E. Arnold: The Dark Web Notebook

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Berto Jongman: Artificial Intelligence Arms Race — Harsh Comment by Robert Steele

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Berto Jongman

AI could Kickstart a New Global Arms Race – we need Better Ways to Govern it before it’s too Late

There is a lot of money to be made from Artificial Intelligence. By one estimate, the market is projected to hit US$36.8 billion by 2025. Some of this money will undoubtedly go to social good, like curing illness, disease and infirmity. Some will also go to better understanding intractable social problems like wealth distribution, urban planning, smart cities, and more “efficient” ways to do just about everything. But the key word here is “some”

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