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Fake news is nothing new, but some say it’s spiraling out of control thanks, in part, to social media. Here’s what you need to know to steer clear of the hype (From KQED)
Politics & Elections The Honest Truth about Fake News and How Not to Be a Sucker (with Lesson Plan) By Matthew Green December 6, 2016 Share Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share o...
December 08, 2016 at 1:04 pm
On Monday, Amazon forayed into the brick and mortar grocery industry with the launch of Amazon Go. But the high-tech market could drastically change shopping and eventually eliminate the need for millions of cashiers (From PBS NewsHour)
December 08, 2016 at 11:00 am
“Facebook has been participating—unintentionally—in the erosion of democracy.”
—Cathy O’Neil, mathematician and data scientist (From NOVA l PBS Next)
Commentary: It’s Facebook’s algorithm vs. democracy, and so far the algorithm is winning — NOVA Next | PBS
From filter bubbles to micro-targeting, Facebook has upended the democratic process.
December 08, 2016 at 1:00 am
"It is no joke, it is a real war."
On this 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, listen to the breaking news radio broadcast from Honolulu, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. #NewsHourShares (From PBS NewsHour)
December 08, 2016 at 12:00 am
"As people have fewer children, there are fewer people in that next generation to help take care of that older generation.” (From Next Avenue)
With boomers less likely to have children, more 'elder orphans' need help in later life. Experts are now beginning to recognize the problem.
December 07, 2016 at 7:00 pm
PBS is kind of killing it this fall and winter — are you watching?
December 07, 2016 at 5:32 pm
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