Facebook losing advertisers because of its data collecting and sharing. (The Cambridge Analytics use is not a breach.) Zuckerberg says he is open to government regulation of Facebook. Say what!? Facebook must be very scared.
Moral stupidity comes in two different forms: relativism and legalism. Relativism sees no principles, only people; legalism sees no people, only principles.
There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.
I don’t use facebook for many reasons, lack of time, lack of interest, lack of friends. But as I learn more about facebook’s dark under belly I am starting to wear is as a badge of honor; as a point of pride. Read this and worry.
Thomas Lifson writes that “the reckoning is coming.”
The cohorts of students headed for colleges and universities is declining, and tuition has now priced itself beyond reach for many. The folly of student loan indebtedness is becoming clear to more and more young people and their parents.
At the same time
[…] online higher education is available for a tiny fraction of the cost of physical presence on a campus[.]
No doubt, those who celebrate this transition will be castigated as anti-intellectual barbarians. But the real barbarians are those who drove academia into self-absorbed obsessions of the left, making it irrelevant to the needs of students, while overloading their schools with administrative dead weight that has pushed up tuition to unaffordable levels.
All is proceeding as Glenn Reynolds predicted in his book.