The Field of Cultural Evolution is Vital Now
Joe Brewer
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Thank you for this. I read the original article yesterday and one of the things that has occurred to me as I mulled it over today is that we (I) should have seen the warning signs. Last year, or perhaps the one before, when Microsoft (I think) brought out something designed to learn from the internet and the right taught it to think like a fascist in three days, I laughed. I thought it was a bunch of sad individuals in their basements with nothing better to do than pour their poison onto the web. Yesterday, I realised they were testing their algorithms. 
And they worked. 
And so we have a question: If those who own Facebook and Google are *not* fascist sympathisers, what can they and we do to change the nature of the information hijack?

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