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Cambridge Analytica: Back From The Dead

So we’ve got good news, and we’ve got just awful news. Here’s the good news. Cambridge Analytica is closing its doors. The ton of perfectly awful publicity it has gotten proved just too much for the lads and lasses of Big Data. (Don’t cry for me, Argentina.) Or at least that’s what the BBC, among…

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Bannon and Analytica: Marriage Made In Hell

And the Cambridge Analytica just keeps getting weirder. So it seems that Steven Bannon…yes, that Bannon…directed Analytica’s efforts to mine Facebook user data to benefit Trump and co. The Washington Post is reporting that “Stephen K. Bannon oversaw Cambridge Analytica’s early efforts to collect troves of Facebook data as part of an ambitious program to…

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To Analytica…And Beyond!

Okay, that’s not what Buzz Lightyear said. But, still, this story keeps sounding more and more fantastic. So, maybe, Buzz would feel right at home here. Here’s the thing: Cambridge Analytica is the company that allegedly helped itself to some serious Facebook user data and may have employed that to help Trump win the White…

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Down The Rabbit Hole(s) With FB and Cambridge Analytica

The story of Facebook and/or Cambridge Analytica just keeps getting weirder and weirder. Yesterday, you’ll recall, a British TV station, Channel 4, revealed that it had footage of Cambridge Analytica chief, Alexander Nix, bragging about using prostitutes, money, bribes, and blackmail to gain influence for its clients around the world. (There’s said to be more…

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Fast Times At Cambridge Analytica?

Confused about what’s happening with Cambridge Analytica? The data analysis and research firm that allegedly got way too close to Facebook’s user data? And which then employed it to help Trump into office? Well, sorry, but it is about to get even worse. A British TV channel, Channel 4 News, has just announced that it…

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