Last week, I did something I never thought I’d do. I spoke at DEFCON! I presented a longer version of this misinformation post that I developed from a talk I gave at Bitnorth over a decade ago. The title of this talk was “The History of the Weaponization of Social Media”. Dramatic, I know. But […]
Social Media As a Weapon Against Democracy
Who would have believed that I would write a post about social media being used a weapon against democracy? Looking back, I should have been more pragmatic about the power of social media and community. Here we are ten years from when it all started, and corporate marketing and PR teams have co-opted social platforms. […]
Getting to the Bottom of the TikTok Deal
Seven days ago, I wrote about Presidential powers to halt mergers, specifically looking at the TikTok deal. Since that time, it has been announced TikTok will go public in the US with an IPO, with Oracle and Walmart will having shares in the new company. Let’s try and tease out some of the reality of […]
How to Design Your Own Online Adventure!
I recorded a vBrownBag session for VMworld called Build Your Own Online Adventure. I wrote it specifically about attending online conferences (in particular attending VMworld), but I’m becoming increasingly aware that in order to come out on the other side of this pandemic in a better place than we went in, it is absolutely imperative […]