‘Who designed it is not clear. What resources they had available to them is not clear. What sources they had to draw on is not clear.
‘What is clear is the level of detail and the apparent accuracy of the information.
‘On the original site, the videos are so large that they can literally freeze your computer.
‘Areas covered include Banking, Media, Petroleum, Agriculture, Religion, Intelligence, and clubs and secret societies…’
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Who’s Renewing America? This NationSwell Shows You
‘NationSwell is a new digital media company focused on high-quality stories about American renewal — about the new innovators, pioneers, and builders who are doing the most creative and impactful things to move America forward. We’re focused on identifying them, telling gripping stories about them, and mobilizing support behind them…’
37,000 Names of People Using Offshore Tax Havens
‘The names and connections are part of a cache of 2.5 million leaked files ICIJ analyzed with more than 110 journalists over the last two years. Media partners include more than 50 leading organizations, including The Guardian (U.K. and U.S.), Le Monde (France), Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), El País (Spain) and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
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There are legitimate uses for offshore companies and trusts. We do not intend to suggest or imply that any persons, companies or other entities included in the ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database have broken the law or otherwise acted improperly. If you find an error in the database please get in touch with us…’
Facebook’s Merciless Attack on Princeton
Nitasha Tiku says FB is overreacting
‘Last week, two Princeton researchers used an epidemiological model to predict that Facebook will soon lose 80 percent of its peak user base. Slate called the methods “fatally flawed” and everyone forgot about it until Facebook decided to be a total spazz.
‘In a post oozing with smug sarcasm, Mike Develin, a data scientist at Facebook, uses the same methodology as the researchers to show “that Princeton may be in danger of disappearing entirely.”
Like many of you, we were intrigued by a recent article by Princeton researchers predicting the imminent demise of Facebook. Of particular interest was the innovative use of Google search data to predict engagement trends, instead of studying the actual engagement trends. Using the same robust methodology featured in the paper, we attempted to find out more about this “Princeton University” – and you won’t believe what we found!…’