iankennedy + politics   17

There's Blood In The Water In Silicon Valley
the political class can smell blood. That Zuckerberg campaign was, to the political world, blood in the water, a signal of a new vulnerability around his company and his industry.
politics  amazon  facebook  technology  google 
12 weeks ago by iankennedy
Alex Jones Will Never Stop Being Alex Jones
Take a kernel of truth, warp it and its context in a funhouse mirror, and set it against a heavy backdrop of conspiracy, while raising the stakes with a generous dose of fear. The strategy has made Jones — a stocky central Texan with a penchant for clamorous outbursts, fanciful digressions, and meandering stream-of-consciousness monologues — a celebrity.
AlexJones  celebrity  politics 
may 2017 by iankennedy
4chan: The Skeleton Key to the Rise of Trump
Trump’s younger supporters know he’s an incompetent joke; in fact, that’s why they support him.
trump  gamergate  4chan  politics 
february 2017 by iankennedy
Bursting the Facebook bubble: we asked voters on the left and right to swap feeds
To test the effects of political polarization on Facebook we asked ten US voters – five conservative and five liberal – to agree to take a scroll on the other side during the final month of the campaign.
filterbubble  bias  news  election  politics 
november 2016 by iankennedy
The End of the Internet Dream?
In 20 years, the Web might complete its shift from liberator to oppressor. It’s up to us to prevent that. Jennifer Granick's keynote at Black Hat 2015
internet  culture  JenniferGranick  freedom  security  politics  speech 
august 2015 by iankennedy
In Japan, a Historian Stands by Proof of Wartime Sex Slavery
IT was about 15 years ago, recalled Yoshiaki Yoshimi, a mild-mannered historian, when he grew fed up with the Japanese government’s denials that the military had set up and run brothels throughout Asia during World War II.
nytimes  politics  WWII  history  japan  from delicious
january 2013 by iankennedy
Yes, We Can
So this year i wanted to get involved and do all i could early...
barackobama  election  inspiration  mashup  politics  viral 
february 2008 by iankennedy
With friends like these ... Tom Hodgkinson on the politics of the people behind Facebook
Guardian article on the political background on the key investors of Facebook
facebook  politics 
january 2008 by iankennedy
This American Life - Habeas Schmabeas
Heard this during the drive to work, very disturbing.
politics  guantanamo 
may 2007 by iankennedy
John McCain’s MySpace Page “Enhanced”
What happens when you lift someone's design and steal their bandwidth.
humor  politics 
march 2007 by iankennedy
Phil de Vellis, aka ParkRidge47: I Made the "Vote Different" Ad
"This ad was not the first citizen ad, and it will not be the last. The game has changed."
video  viral  politics 
march 2007 by iankennedy
Yahoo! Answers - Based on your own family's experience, what do you think we should do to improve health care in America?
Hillary Clinton asks the Answers community how to improve health care in America. 24 hours later over 34,000 suggestions.
yahoo  answers  hillaryclinton  politics  socialmedia 
january 2007 by iankennedy
Dick Cheney's Google Searches
On The Web: vanityfair.com, by David Friend
google  humor  politics 
december 2006 by iankennedy
George W Bush Speechwriter
Drag & Drop sound bytes to create your own speech
politics  flash  humor  audio 
october 2006 by iankennedy

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