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The Panic Over Mammoth, Arizona – Neatorama “What many readers didn’t catch was that the story was posted on the subreddit NoSleep, which is a forum for fictional scary stories. The subreddit rules state that authors must stay in character, commenters must play along with the stories, and in fact comments debunking them are deleted. Local TV station KGUN talked with the author, C.K. Walker, about how her work of fiction blew up and escaped the internet. “ tags: weekly reddit fiction socialmedia reallife Google’s Philosopher: Tech and the Nature of Identity – Pacific Standard: The Science of Society “Consider his take on what it means to be a person. For Floridi, you are your information, which comprises everything from data about the relations between particles in your body, to your life story, to your memories, beliefs, and genetic code. By itself, this is a novel answer to the perennial question of personal identity, which has preoccupied philosophers since at least Plato: What defines the self as a coherent entity over time and space? But Floridi’s view can also help us think precisely about the consequential questions that today preoccupy us at a very practical level.” tags: identity privacy weekly philosophy data human The year in media errors and corrections 2014 | Poynter. “An article about a conservation project to […]
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