How the Cambridge Analytica sausage was made

Cambridge Analytica wasn’t something new and radically different. It was just another shitty western company selling over-hyped digital counterinsurgency solutions to private and government clients.

Modesty is a virtue and all that, but boy does it hurt to be so consistently right. What’s the latest?

Well, remember that panic about Cambridge Analytica? Back in 2018, we were told that this shady UK data firm used a totally unprecedented psychological influence weapon to elect Donald Trump, push through Brexit, and lay waste to global democracy — all…

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