Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Toxic Spicies: Twitter has a new CEO. What does it mean?

That’s the most beautiful thing that I like about boxing: you can take a punch. The biggest thing about taking a punch is your ego reacts and there’s no better spiritual lesson than trying to not pay attention to your ego’s reaction.

 – David O Russell

Elon Musk has turned into a full-fledged right-wing conspiracy theorist

Opinion | Twitter has a new CEO. What does it mean?

Twitter's new CEO is Musk's first step in admitting Twitter Blue failure

Elon Musk pitched a Twitter that thrived on subscriber-based revenue. He just hired an advertising executive to be its new CEO

Facebook and Twitter seem less relevant by the day. They may be replaced by new “federated” platforms.

One of the world's biggest scam syndicates that swindled more than $1 billion from unsuspecting investors has been busted by an Australian investigator. 
New South Wales-based cybercrime investigator and chairman of IFW global Ken Gamble launched a worldwide investigation to dismantle the elaborate boiler room scam which used high-pressure sales tactics via call centres to persuade investors to buy fake shares in companies. 

Gamble told 2GB's Ben Fordham the investigation took more than three years to pinpoint the syndicate which has resulted in 80 arrests, including the kingpin of the operation.

For decades, some bright minds have been consumed by a mundane problem: How to go viral on the internet..


Next China: Catching Spies Bloomberg. Doing due diligence in China.

There has been a lot of hand-wringing and gnashing of teeth about the dangers of AI.

A psychology expert shares 7 toxic phrases ‘highly insecure’ people always use—and how to deal with them

Elite Russian cyber espionage teams put the malware on a target’s computer, copy sensitive information of interest and then send it to Russia. It’s a simple concept, cloaked in masterful technical design.

It’s being called Russia's most sophisticated cyber espionage tool. What is Snake, and why is it so dangerous?

“Those Who Do Not Learn History Are Doomed to Repeat It” Larry Johnson

 Threat of TikTok ban has creators scrambling to build followings on Instagram, YouTube

  • “With U.S. officials threatening a nationwide TikTok ban, creators and small business owners who rely on the app are growing concerned.
  • “They’ve captured the lightning in the bottle that other platforms just haven’t been able to do yet,” said Chad Spangler, who uses his large TikTok following to promote his art.
  • Creators have been turning to other platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and YouTube to prepare for a possible TikTok ban…”

Supreme Court Corruption Map

…ethics emerge every day. It’s hard to keep track of all the players, relationships and money. Use this Relationship Map updated today (May 5, 2023) as a guide.” Lost your right to vote? Follow the money with this Supreme Court Corruption Map.

See also: The U.S. Supreme Court’s Turn Toward TyrannyCREW – Clarence Thomas must resignClarence Thomas and the BillionaireJane Roberts, who is married to Chief Justice John Roberts, made $10.3 million in commissions from elite law firms, whistleblower documents show