Articles tagged: skeptic
Just What Is Common Sense?
‘Common sense’ is frequently suggested, often missing, and rarely defined. I’ll take a look at some of what I feel are the characteristics of common sense.
It Pays to Be Skeptical
If we would all be a little more skeptical, we’d be safer and the internet would be a more trustworthy place.
Stop Spreading Manure
Believing and spreading manure — lies, falsehoods, and misleading implications — makes you look bad and makes the internet a dumber place.
The One Thing Every Non-Technical Person Needs to Know
If there’s one precaution I want everyone to embrace, it’s this.
How Much Can I Trust Information on the Internet?
Information on the internet ranges from truth to fiction to intentional misinformation. It’s important to develop a critical eye towards everything you read.
How the Internet Is Breaking Journalism (and What It Means to You)
When it comes to journalism and other information you read online, there’s a very strong argument that things are seriously broken. We all need to be more vigilant than ever to separate truth from falsehood and recognize what’s important over what’s popular.