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Michael Patrick Lynch

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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.

from To the Point

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.

from To the Point

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