Twitter and Facebook announced Monday they had suspended nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to a coordinated influence campaign, while Twitter said it had shut down about 200,000 more before they could inflict any damage.
The G20 has tasked the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, to fix the system that has seen some internet heavyweights take advantage of low-tax jurisdictions in places like Ireland and pay next to nothing in other countries, where they make huge profits.
Google is like this abominable cousin who used to be called a ‘walking encyclopaedia’—it piles on fact over fact to bury imagination. It nullifies the experience of age; it dulls the exuberance of youth.
'Google has converted the brain from a storage repository to a processor. That’s the big revolution it has brought. You pick up the specific piece of knowledge by searching it on Google and then process it the way you want.'