Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

A Trust Issue

I read an article by Zeynep Tufekci (False Promise) in Wired (July 27, 2019) stating the Internet is a low-trust society where you are on guard all the time. I’m sure this wasn’t part of Sir Tim Berners-Lee dream. A society is a group of people with a common goal. But if you no longer […]

What is the Web amplifying: Signals or Noise?

If you’re familiar with what the internet is doing to your brain, pay attention (which is hard today), I’m not sure if Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s proposal – without realizing – will make it worse. He calls it “A Contract for the Web.” There’s no doubt about the revolution the internet started in our lives. The […]