Following orders

(Part 5 in the multipart series “Where We Stand.”) Information is formation that goes into you.  This is why bad information is worse for you than no information.  Foolish judgment means not only “not knowing the right things.” It also means “knowing the wrong things.” This is why when the BBC Trusted News Initiative silenced the Great Barrington… Read More Following orders

Day zero

It’s official. After camping at the black gates of Twitter for months, Elon Musk stormed into Isengard, becoming the “Chief Twit” of Twitter last week. He brought a large sink with him, but we’re not sure why. Triggered employees and other progressives were all a-flutter, with one WashPo journalist saying it was like the “gates of hell” had opened. … Read More Day zero

Synthetic reality

Deepfakes are getting pretty slick. Hackers have used machine-generated creations to hack companies and steal money. Hackers managed to fool executives from cryptocurrency company Binance into believing they were in a Zoom call with their chief communications officer. Separating the real from the fake may require more technology, but ArsTechnica reports that a real person is still too complex for a computer… Read More Synthetic reality

Show your work

De-bunking, the joy of fact-checkers and know-it-alls everywhere, is so two weeks ago. NBC News says that the new thing is “pre-bunking”. While the term may trigger thoughts of media bias and censorship – “that post has been removed” – it is actually something quite different.  Researchers from Cambridge University wanted to explain “in simple, nonpartisan language some of the most common… Read More Show your work

Dragged into the light

At Mad Mondays, we’ve gathered quite a lot of evidence to show that the sexual revolutionaries are determined to recruit children. Or lie trying. Libs of TikTok, a social media account, consistently shows the insanity of progressive ideologues by re-posting their own words verbatim. For her trouble, the account’s owner Chaya Raichik has been pilloried by corporate media and banned by… Read More Dragged into the light