back to article Register Lecture: The Death of the Gods – through a tweet darkly

Nothing demonstrates the extent to which Silicon Valley has disrupted society better than Twitter and the head of state who seemingly live tweets his thoughts as they occur to him: Donald Trump. It ah been 10 years since the Orange One burst onto Twitter and today not only does US President Trump wage an unprecedented personal …

  1. Lt.Kije

    Never mind the quality...

    And the shamification of news is complete as El Reg now publishes ads masquerading as articles

    1. John 110

      Re: Never mind the quality...

      I think you'll find Register Lectures have been a thing for years, and are always promoted on this site

    2. jake Silver badge

      Re: Never mind the quality...

      It's not an advertisement. It's site news.

    3. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Never mind the quality...

      All you know about me is what I've sold you, Commentard.

      I sold out long before you'd ever even heard my name.

      I sold my soul to make a website, dipshit, then you read it...

      (apologies to Tool...).

  2. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    Fooling All of the People All of the Time is an Epic Operational Folly....

    .... with Catastrophic Unintended Consequences?

    Co-founder and research director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at left-leaning think tank Demos, Carl will take you on a tour of UK cybercrime factories, explore industrial fake-news outlets in the Balkans and journey inside the topsy turvy world of Russia's hybrid war that uses disinformation, sock puppets, and - yes - fake news to wrong-foot the truth.

    Hmmmm? ..... Here's another one of magical mystery tours leading to nowhere worthwhile and incredibly costly ...... given what can be gleaned about how everything can be made to work crazily ....... How Did Russiagate Begin ....... to the tune of blind fools with blunted tools?

    And to be really honest, there are no questions anywhere there.

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