Will You Ever Be Alone Again? Thoughts on a Future Where Data Defines Lives

I've been thinking a lot about data, privacy, identity and the future recently, in part because it feels like we're at a unique point in history at the intersection of culture, technology and power. In many ways it's a trend that's impossible to ignore. Fire up Netflix and you might see episodes of Black Mirror¬†where … Continue reading Will You Ever Be Alone Again? Thoughts on a Future Where Data Defines Lives

On Fascism, Identity, Cryptoassets and the Future of Censorship

Today, more people around the world have the ability to exchange ideas and value with one another than ever before. Yet even at this historic height of connectivity and interconnectedness, we live in increasingly complex and alarming times when it comes to free speech, trust and censorship. In the past week alone: The US Federal … Continue reading On Fascism, Identity, Cryptoassets and the Future of Censorship

What Happened When I Called Out 300 Russian Propaganda Trolls on Twitter

They make liberal use of cat photos and emojis, drape themselves in American flag iconography, and go by handles like "Saving America," "4GodandCountry," and "ROCK ON OHIO." And yesterday, scores of them started attacking me online. @ChrisBolman Check out this turd burglar must be sniffing the methane off his dildo's before he types his rants. … Continue reading What Happened When I Called Out 300 Russian Propaganda Trolls on Twitter