• Why You Hate the News

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    The internet is filled with misleading headlines, fake news, and clickbait. It wasn't always this way, or at least it wasn't always this bad. So why did your YouTube subscription box suddenly break? Why did your Facebook news feed stop showing you pictures of your friends? Why is the world turning into a dumpster fire?

    In this episode, we consider how the network effect, design, and algorithms are destroying the truth.

    Special thanks to Taha Khan for script revision.

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    Here's a little joke for under the fold!

    Teaching history is old news.

    Also should I bring Cool History back?

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    Life is either incredible difficult or I'm just really bad at living; either way, here are some nuggets of my foolish wisdom.
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    History holds some of the most morbidly interesting, outright inspiring, or just plain strange stories that the world has ever seen. So put down that fiction book and let's talk about some cool history.
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    Just some of my favourite silly videos I've ever made. Consider it the fun run of this channel.
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    Because sometimes I get a little too angr - I mean, enthusiastic.
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