Today, the podcast turns three years old and I tell the story of how I became a journalist and what I learned in the process.
Some observations on the possible future of society from a recent trip to the United Arab Emirates.
Everyone needs a password manager these days and many people were using LastPass. Unfortunately, LastPass made some pretty horrible mistakes that mean that these people should look for an alternative now. Here's why.
The Twitter Files show us how cynical the US government tried, and often succeed, to shape how we perceive reality. But they also show those of us that weren't buying the propaganda that they aren't slowly going insane.
The start of the new year sees some changes to the podcast. This episode provides an outlook of what is coming down the line.
Looking back at the third year of The Private Citizen and at the topics discussed and issues tackled in 2022.
Responding to listener feedback on episodes about journalism, Drachenlord, The Twitter Files, the Fediverse, free speech, artificial intelligence and beyond.
The Twitter Files show how the factually accurate Hunter Biden laptop story was suppressed. They also reveal the secret FBI operation targeting social media executives and high-level journalists that led to this suppression.
In a first episode about the Twitter Files disclosures, we look at how Twitter, at the behest of intelligence agencies, catalogued people's speech and selectively silenced some of them. And then lied about it.
In response to listener feedback, we're delving a bit deeper into the topic of machine learning and its impact on society and our political structures.