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Two thoughts on Manovich's "Cultural Analytics"

Cultural analytics needs theory

Why too much focus on online misinformation is a problem

Can't you just stop annoying them? They have good intentions!

Unxeroxing culture

How we can be cultural animals beside copying others?

From storytelling to Facebook

Some content spreads better in social media, but how can we know if it is *because* of social media?

A continuum of fidelity and selection

Cultural traditions can be supported in many ways.

Is fighting fake news a red herring?

Focusing on making reliable information more trusted and engaging could be better.

Won't somebody please think of the children!

Public outrages against social media companies may not fulfil their goals.

Individual-based models of cultural evolution. A step-by-step guide using R

Learn cultural evolution individual-based modelling starting from a basic knowledge of R.

Covid misinformation on mainstream Italian media

How La Repubblica, a major Italian newspaper, spreads misinformation.

Cultural evolution in the digital age book club

The International Cognition & Culture Institute organised a book club around "Cultural evolution in the digital age".