By Walt Hickey Welcome to the Numlock Sunday edition. This week in another special podcast edition of the newsletter, I spoke to Max Fisher, author of the new book The Chaos Machine: The Inside Story of How Social Media Rewired Our Minds and Our World
Brilliant research. What about spreading the application to what we know as the Ukraine-Russian War? Clearly Ukraine is weaponizing social media while developing credibility with their audience by providing up-to-the-minute facts and photos. The Russians have farmed their social media to specialized agencies such as FSB because they can't afford having the truths circulating in Moscow or outside the Kremlin. How long is this info war able to keep the citizens east of the river in the dark and disorganized? China would like to know!