Giant Killers Tackle Google
Opinion

Giant Killers Tackle Google

The digital giants have taken over the world. Nobody has ever amassed this much power. Hitler would die of envy if shown the greatness of Google. Huxley and Orwell’s protagonists could only dream of what Bezos and Gates do. The latter overthrew the US President and installed one they prefer, and for good reason. The…

Information Interruptus: Bing, Google and The News Media Bargaining Code
Opinion

Information Interruptus: Bing, Google and The News Media Bargaining Code

It’s looking a touch quixotic, but the News Media Bargaining Code has become Australia’s weapon of choice in attempting to redistribute proceeds from big tech into the coffers of a withering fourth estate. It has now reached a point of sufficient concern for Google as to become threatening, winding its way to a Senate Committee…

The Emergence of the Technetronic Society of Humankind
Opinion

The Emergence of the Technetronic Society of Humankind

The world community is being transformed. The current pandemic is only another phase of a metamorphosis set in motion decades ago. The intersection of our physical and digital lives is the battleground, where the last hopes of freedom are being bludgeoned to death. Few can see this because most people are already casualties the old…

Managing the Narrative – Corporations and Government Use Internet to Control Information
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Managing the Narrative – Corporations and Government Use Internet to Control Information

Some Americans continue to believe that when they go to the internet they will get a free flow of useful information that will guide them in making decisions or coming to conclusions about the state of the world. That conceit might have been true to an extent twenty years ago, but the growth and consolidation…