Who’s afraid of Cambridge Analytica?

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I’ve noticed many people being scared of digital manipulation, Cambridge Analytica style, where companies track your digital footprints to show you microtargeted content that penetrates your brain and manipulates your mind. If such a thing works, it seems possible for powerful people to hire such firms to direct public opinion and election results through the use of political campaigns ads targeted specifically to our…

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Essays about why we believe what we do, how post-truth societies come to a public understanding about truth, and how we might do better.

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Maarten van Doorn

Maarten van Doorn

PhD philosophy. Essays about why we believe what we do, how societies come to a public understanding about truth, and how we might do better (crazy times)

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