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Twin Peaks Season 3 Finale Explained (Spoiler Alert)

The Twin Peaks finale left me sad and empty. But what if I was wrong and the actually show ended on a positive note?

How Social Media Divides Us

How social media divides us—is it becoming a breeding ground for hate groups, fake news, and click-baits?

Alternative Facts and the Science Behind What People Believe

People want to believe — despite being proven wrong. In a world of 'alternative facts,' many fall victims to psychological delusions.

Programmatic Brainwashing — The Perils of Creepy Micro-Targeting

A startup is exploring psychological ad campaigns to micro-target individuals. Will programmatic brainwashing become a thing?

Media Logic is Dead, Long Live Media Logic

While mass media pushes its media logic onto the population, the networked agenda-setting process is being dictated by algorithms based on user behaviours.