Interesting interview given with former Facebook Exec Chamath Palihapitiya. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.79cc09808e91
A former Facebook executive is making waves after he spoke out about his “tremendous guilt” over growing the social network, which he feels has eroded “the core foundations of how people behave by and between each other.”
“It literally is a point now where I think we have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works. That is truly where we are,” he said. “The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops that we have created are destroying how society works: no civil discourse, no cooperation, misinformation, mistruth. And it’s not an American problem. This is not about Russian ads. This is a global problem.”
I have noticed this pattern around me and it is worrisome. People seem to retreat to the internet to flame each other over tired used up talking points. You can say anything to anyone and have no recourse. The civility of having coffee with your neighbor and actually going in depth about issues, or going to the library and reading Books!
so that you might actually be able to hold a conversation beyond Facebook news headlines. And I'm not referring just to political crap that's been going on this year and the left/right. I really mean about just daily life in general and how people stay tuned to the world around them, like current events in other countries or science ect... what do you guys think?