A post about content moderation and how Reddit’s community point system could be used to supplement and eventually replace moderators
How Information Technology & Web 3.0 Is Leveraged to Help Ukraine & Cancel Russia
I usually prefer to stay out of politics, but the crisis have to be addressed. So here is my take on the war in Ukraine. I focus on the ways in which modern IT is used for support.
Cancelling Cancel Culture: “The Joe Rogan Experience” Case Study
My latest writing on the dangerous consequences of “cancel culture”, and the recent controversy over The Joe Rogan Experience on Spotify.
“Age of Disenlightenment” – Fake News, Echo Chambers, DeepFakes & The Infocalypse
The flow of information on social media is increasingly damaged by misinformation, echo chambers, deepfakes and new machine learning methods.
How Algorithms Power Social Media Addiction & Unhappiness
Algorithms on social media are designed to captivate the users’ attention. They can also lead to user addiction and unhappiness. A recently leaked document from TikTok gives insights into how the algorithm works. Internal research documents from Instagram, also gives away the negative impact the app can have on young people.
The Internet is Broken, What’s Next? — The Metaverse and Web 3.0
In this post, I address what the major issue with the internet is today, and how Web 3.0 could potentially fix it.
Punishment by Social Media
In the medieval times, people who thought or acted differently could be chased down by angry villagers with pitchforks and torches. Nowadays, the village deploys less gruesome strategies to conform its inhabitants, but the same medieval village-mentality seems to persists in certain corners of the internet.