What Mongolian Nomads Can Teach Us About the Digital Future – Wired People who pack up and transport their house twice a year become choosy about their possessions. Kevin Kelly from the Wired recently traveled among the nomads of Mongolia for two weeks and had a chance to inspect their belongings. He was there to photograph their traditional practices, which were more intact than he expected.
I will start to blog more often, but I will not care if anyone reads it, shares it, likes it or hates it. I will write since , for me, it is a great way to structure my thoughts…and also…I like and miss blogging.
The Complex situation in Syria – The New YorkerThe complexity of the war in Syria explained through the eyes of the citizens s in Saraqib close to (or part of) Idlib. How did the rebellion start? How come al-Qaida (Nusra) got its foothold? What about US, Russia, Turkey etc?
Russian disinformation: From Cold War to Kanye West – NYT This three-part video is probably the best description I have seen about how disinformation, subversion, and propaganda (or as part of it is called today, Fake News) is forced upon us in today’s digital/cyber-environment. It is a long-play utilized by governments to influence and destabilize countries. Today boosted by speed and reach, all enabled by social media. When viewed from this historical perspective, it suddenly seems very obvious what has happened.