What follows is the text of a tweet thread Ethan Zuckerman issued last week. Below it are some additional tweets embedded focusing on the case for leaving Twitter Long thread – buckle up. TL:DR; yes, you should join Mastodon. But you should stay on Twitter as well. What we need are more and different online… Continue reading Should You Leave Twitter for Mastodon?
Chand and Ethan just published a long-in-the-making paper proposing a new system for targetted advertising that doesn’t rely on a surveillance model. Check it out in the Yale Journal of Law and Technology’s special issue “A Healthy Digital Public Sphere.”
Ethan marvels an AI image generation software and wonders what the future of human-assisted creativity may look like.
Chand and Ethan dig into the problem that while local networks offer ways to connect with local community members, they also host much more severe mis- and disinformation.
Ethan grapples with the question of end-to-endhttps://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/science-and-technology/how-a-private-message-gets-you-sent-to-prison
Ethan addresses the news that Elon Musk is buying Twitter with a positive vision of social media’s future.
Ethan lays out his vision for one of the key ideas we’re working on at iDPI, The Good Web.
Ethan tackles the question of trust in cryptocurrency, as well as the question of why Europe just doesn’t care as much about Bitcoin.
Ethan addresses the long-standing idea that Russian can create its own so-called splinternet, potentially with the goal of limiting citizens’ access to information that would foster dissent against military actions in Ukraine.
Ethan writes about the role of social media and Russian propaganda in the Ukranian invasion.