People and Society— Thursday, 1st December 2016
FTN Daily #51 — Conflicting goals at Alphabet— Data is no post truth remedy — And more
The Ethical Jigsaw
Project Jigsaw, formerly Google Ideas, Wants to fight censorship and hate speech — at the same time. That makes for interesting ethical questions. Lucy Work for Quartz.
Facts aren’t dead. But don’t put your trust in data alone
How to deal with the so called post-truth these days. Jon Collins for GigaOm.
In Neo-Soviet Russia, joke laughs at you
Political humor on Russian TV is no laughing matter. Kevin Rothrock for Global Voices.
How Afghanistan deals with mental health issues
Afghans deal with the same mental health issues as people elsewhere. Except PTSD. Mark de Rond and Magda Rakita on Medium
Curb Your Relativism
Dear Castro Apologists: Your Ethical Relativism Is Inexcusable. Bill Wirtz for Freedom Today.
Chilling News for Internet Freedom in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine
The “Freedom on the Net” report by Freedom House shows mostly negative developments in the former Soviet Union. Jack Margolin For advox.globalvoices.org, republished on Freedom Today.
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