Eagle: Living in a World of Lies, Liars, and Fake News…

We are not living in a ‘post-truth’ world, we are living the lies of others Nigel Farage is not a Nazi and nor is Donald Trump. But what is terrifying – and deeply akin to fascism – is our ability to ‘think’ our way from truth into lies We handed journalism to social media – and the armed men who …

Eagle: Fearful Americans Stockpiling Facts

Fearful Americans Stockpiling Facts Before Federal Government Comes To Take Them Away WASHINGTON—Alarmed at the prospect of unconstitutional overreach by the Trump administration, millions of fearful Americans have already begun stockpiling facts before the federal government comes to take them away, sources confirmed Friday. “I know my rights as an American, so you’d better believe …

Eagle: Joichi Ito Principles for the Age of Acceleration (US Intelligence Has Not Gotten the Memo…Nor Has the US Army)

Principles for an Age of Acceleration MIT Media Lab is a creative nerve center where great ideas like One Laptop per Child, LEGO Mindstorms, and Scratch programming language have emerged. Its director, Joi Ito, has done a lot of thinking about how prevailing systems of thought will not be the ones to see us through …

Eagle: The Fall – and Rise – of the Deliberately Marginalized “Deplorables”

A long good analysis of what has happened in the US of A. Trump beat both Clintons, and both parties. Fall and Rise of the Forgotten ‘Deplorables’ The political gamble that will be the Trump presidency traces back to the desperation of Americans who lost out in the social experiment of neoliberalism — and the Democrats’ …