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Digital Subscriptions > Skeptical Inquirer > March April 2017 > Mass Misinformation Author David Helfand Warns of ‘Google-Fed Zombies’

Mass Misinformation Author David Helfand Warns of ‘Google-Fed Zombies’

David Helfand

We human beings, thanks to the Internet, are producing 2.5 quintillion bytes of information every day. We must be really smart, right?

Nope! David Helfand is here to make the case that the information democratization brought by the advent of the Internet is drowning us in misinformation. Those 2.5 quintillion bytes? Helfand says not all of it is carefully edited.

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