Michael Patrick Lynch

University of Connecticut

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Michael Patrick Lynch is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut and the author of The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data.

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One lesson from Donald Trump's "upset" victory is that the mainstream media's "conventional wisdom" has lost its credibility.

Truth, lies, the media and Donald Trump

One lesson from Donald Trump's "upset" victory is that the mainstream media's "conventional wisdom" has lost its credibility.

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The co-founder of Google has promised we're almost at the point where smartphones will be implanted in our brains.

In the Digital Age, We Know More but Understand Less

The co-founder of Google has promised we're almost at the point where smartphones will be implanted in our brains.

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In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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In Washington D.C. today, at Donald Trump’s urging, thousands of people protested the results of the November election. A mob stormed the U.S.

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Immediate financial relief topped Governor Gavin Newsom's wishlist in an ambitious $227 billion spending plan he released Friday for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Today the House of Representatives introduced an article of impeachment against President Trump, charging him with “incitement of insurrection.”

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Gov. Gavin Newsom has named Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ Senate seat. He’ll be California’s first Latino U.S. Senator.

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LA, San Diego, and Riverside counties have run out of ICU space at their hospitals. COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are still ballooning.

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LA County broke another record on Wednesday, reporting more than 22,000 new coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, Moderna’s vaccine may be available as early as next week.

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Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S.

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