by Naom Cohen
The Facebook CEO invoked the civil-rights era to justify kowtowing to money and power. It doesn’t wash.
Perhaps Mark Zuckerberg obsessed over the wrong bit of history.
SOURCE: The Daily Beast
The social-media titan’s bad PR continues this week, days after Zuck said his website could not censor Holocaust denial.
by Fred Zilian
The message he should be sending out to Facebook users is that the humanities can help them detect phony news stories.
Mark Zuckerberg issues manifesto on the future of Facebook that rests on insights of Israeli historian Yuval Harari
The key insight? Humans took over the world by cooperating with one another.
SOURCE: The Guardian
Norway’s largest newspaper published a front-page letter to the Facebook CEO lambasting the company’s decision to censor a photograph of the Vietnam war
SOURCE: Business Insider
First published in 2014, Yuval Noah Harari’s “Sapiens” is a critically acclaimed international best-seller. Harari uses his book to track the evolution of Homo sapiens from hunter-gatherers into self-empowered “gods” of the future.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg has committed to reading an important book every two weeks as part of his 2015 New Year’s resolutions, and up next is “The Muqaddimah,” a 14th century tome written by Islamic historian Ibn Khaldun.
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