Next Level Astroturfing

The for-profit appropriation of social movements is in full swing. When companies like @Uber organize "grassroots" efforts, who's the user, and who's being used? — NYT Opinion (@nytopinion) August 6, 2015 “Rhetoric of philanthropy in pursuit of profit — strategy at which Coursera has shown exceptional skill” ^ @podehaye — Frank Pasquale […]

Making the Orange Surge Permanent

[To start, an admission of bias. My political beliefs were imparted when Ed Broadbent stepped on me while I was playing in the aisle of an anti-nuke rally in the 80s.] What I do for a living is help people understand new ideas and points-of-view in their own language, on their own terms. I’ve built […]