Karela Fry

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Technology news today

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Typical news sites run thinly disguised advertisement campaigns for consumer electronics in their “technology” sections. Ever wonder what the real news about technology actually is? I looked at IEEE Spectrum for news about real cutting edge tech which will never make it to Google News or CNET.

Here are the headlines, follow them if you are interested:

Read the above, but also look at non-media sources. If you take a close look at what is not being reported in mass media, you will find that it is often about developments which are not sufficiently commercialized yet, or could potentially threaten enormously commercialized business. It seems that the job of the media has moved from protecting democracy by informing people to protecting crony capitalism by choosing not to publish news.

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