Corona Care Package #17 | Whatever makes you click…


Tuesday’s post: How the truth became whatever makes you click
Tuesday’s post: Profile of Evgeny Morozov
Monday’s post: Meme Therapy

Tuesday April 21 | How the truth became whatever makes you click

Just like our education and healthcare systems, our information supply has been heavily commercialised in the past decades. Truth has become a product, aimed at satisfying a need. The advent of digital capitalism turned truth into whatever makes you click.

Read this article by Rob Wijnberg from The Correspondent, and for a deeper dive, check out this profile of Evgeny Morozov by Maurits Martijn. For Dutch readers we recommend Morozov’s recent contribution about Big Tech and the current pandemic.

Studium Generale created a Corona Care Package to make #stayingin as pleasant as possible. In the following weeks we will share videos, blogs, articles and podcasts within four focus area’s: Mental Health, Fake News, Arts & Culture and Philosophy.