Loving: The Internet

Though there are persistent perils, negative consequences and a wide range of issues that need to be monitored, managed, and reconciled, the Internet as much as anything has been the indispensable engine for the many voices driving positive change in the world, that have been heard over the past few years, culminating in the tsunami of 2018, the #metoo movement.

2. 2017 – The Year Tech Begins Soul Searching


http://fortune.com/2017/01/20/google-searches-its-soul/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/12/12/former-facebook-vp-says-social-media-is-destroying-society-with-dopamine-driven-feedback-loops/

3. 2017. Facebook, Russia and Fake News

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/12/11/donald-trumps-fake-news-tactics

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/12/19/marist-poll-fake-news-now-second-most-annoying-phrase-among-americans/964626001/

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2017/12/22/duped-russian-disinformation-campaign-facebook-says-tool-tell-you/977132001/

4. 2017 – M&A moves – IPO horizon’s

– Verizon Closes Massive Yahoo Deal
– Meetup + WeWork
– Will WeWork, Spotify, and Blue Apron go public? Will this bring on buying spree.

http://fortune.com/2017/06/02/new-york-tech-acquisitions/

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