Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

The week has been long and diverse. I ended up doing a takeover of the work Instagram account here.

Henry Rollins critique of Dr Seuss would make Breitbart readers apoplectic


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Exclusive Premiere | Everlast Comes Home With WARPORN INDUSTRIES – CraveOnline – Everlast’s first rap project since he left La Coka Nostra

What It’s Like to Serve Inside the Sinaloa Cartel – really interesting set of documentaries, though I suspect part of the reason why they got access to make this film is that it won’t do recruitment any harm

Finally, the FT did an interesting bit of research on the role that bots played in the online discussion around Geert Wilders in the run up to the Dutch election

The Dutch election, Russia and Twitter bots: Here’s how social media is serving Dutch populism. Dutch voters go to the polls on Wednesday amid mounting international concern over the role of social media and so-called “fake news” in recent political campaigns. Geert Wilders, leader of the anti-immigration Party for Freedom (PVV), which is projected to finish as the second- or third-largest party in the lower house, makes no secret of his disdain for established news outlets. Twitter is his social network of choice FT Data set out to discover what we could learn about Mr Wilders and his followers by analysing social media. The structure of this segment of Mr Wilders’ Twitter network suggests a clear separation between those of his followers who follow mainstream news sources and those with connections to high-volume, potentially automated accounts. Read more at #dutch #netherlands #PVV #geertwilders #partyforfreedom #populism #europe #dutchelections #elections #election #politics #eu #populist #populists #immigration #immigrant #immigrants

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