Connecting the Dots, March 2018
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March 27, 2018
“Fake news” has become a buzzword, especially connected to social media. Which becomes even more worrisome in light of the recent scandal about Facebook’s shady data-sharing and advertising practices.
March 20, 2018
When you have a major problem, you consult an expert—at least, that’s the idea. But in recent years, we’ve learned the hard way that so-called “experts” don’t always know what they’re talking about.
March 13, 2018This week, I have a TMI problem. That stands for “Too Much Information,” and typically means someone shared personal info you’d rather not know.
March 6, 2018
Judging by the official 4.1% unemployment rate, US workers appear to be doing pretty well. Unlike a few years ago, almost everyone who wants a job has one. That’s an improvement.