In: Society

Internet

Friend or foe? Take a look at our need to be connected and the dangers that tag along.

Summaries

8 Book

Hype

How Scammers, Grifters, and Con Artists Are Taking Over the Internet – and Why We’re Following
Gabrielle Bluestone
Hanover Square Press, 2021
9 Book

The Information Trade

How Big Tech Conquers Countries, Challenges Our Rights, and Disrupts Our World
Alexis Wichowski
HarperOne, 2020
9 Book

No Filter

The Inside Story of Instagram
Sarah Frier
Simon & Schuster, 2020
8 Article

The Dirty Work of Cleaning Online Reputations

For a fee, companies will tackle damaging search results. But is the new economy of digital makeovers making things worse:
Paul Gallant
Medium, 2022
9 Article

The Battle for Digital Privacy is Reshaping the Internet

As Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul.
Brian X. Chen
The New York Times, 2021
9 Article

The Internet Is Rotting

Too much has been lost already. The glue that holds humanity’s knowledge together is coming undone.
Jonathan Zittrain
The Atlantic, 2021
Book

Everybody Lies

What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
Bloomsbury, 2018
8 Book

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
Shoshana Zuboff
Public Affairs, 2018
9 Book

The Cluetrain Manifesto

The End of Business as Usual
Rick Levine et al.
Perseus Books, 2000
9 Article
Alex Hern
The Guardian, 2020