In the utopian vision of the internet, social media provides a platform where we can share opinions, debate and argue; a space for free discussion and constructive discourse. Turns out, the opposite is true.
The masses of the tech world will, more often than not, refuse to agree on anything. But there are still those few bits of magic that mysteriously and periodically bring joy to almost every single disgruntled cynic out there. Everyone, that is, except you.
Over at The Atlantic, Tim Maly has summed up the dreams, anxieties and philosophical musings he collected last month though his 50cyborgs project that celebrated the coining of the term "cyborg" a half-century ago. He begins the article with a series of questions:
We've been trying a new idea for the past few days where we put our opinions in boldface type. We're trying to make it easier to skim our posts, giving you the ability to find our opinions at a glance. We'll always strongly express our opinions, but we've had mixed reactions to the boldface treatment, so our fearless…
Forrester Research has discovered that the top three "trustworthy" electronics manufacturers were Apple, Bose, and Dell. Microsoft scored lowest in both perceived growth and trustiness while Sony is floating somewhere in the middle.