Twitter Hygiene

Like weeds in a garden, bots and trolls impact Twitter to a degree not seen on Facebook, or other platforms that attempt to verify a human identity behind their accounts. No one really knows how many of Twitter’s accounts represent an individual, human user. Estimates range between 40-90%, depending on …

The Devil in a Barcode

Shortly after the 2016 Election I was approached by an editor who encouraged me to submit a book proposal. He didn’t like it, but the process helped crystalize my own thoughts about the political challenges we face. In our discussions in the comments section I often find myself referencing ideas …