Censorship Warriors Invade Colleges, Media and Elections

Comedians Sarah Silverman, Roseanne Barr, and Bill Maher, have all been fired (or in modern parlance, “cancelled”) because of public comments they’ve made or posted online. They weren’t the first, or will be the last, to suffer from the army of duct-tape wielding speech censors eager to gag those they … Read More

Study: The most desired career path of the future (is YouTuber)

What did you want to be when you grew up? It’s probably not the same as what today’s young people say they are after. The ideal career choices of kids right now might not even be recognizable to previous generations. Travel company First Choice surveyed 1,000 young people between 6 … Read More

TED v. YouTube: Who Has Better Commenters?

Okay, brace yourselves: YouTube commenters are objectively worse than commenters on other platforms. Maybe not Tumblr, though. Hyperbole aside, researchers publishing in PLOS One found that TED commenters are more likely to talk about content and ideas than YouTube commenters, who mainly talk about the person presenting in a video. … Read More

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