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Facebook Robots Suggest The Rich Get The Guillotine

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This morning while looking at Facebook on my phone, I landed on this article on Salon about how SF sold out to the monied classes in the last election. After reading the article and going back to my FB feed, a carrousel of suggested articles came up. They included the articles When the Rich Took Over Our Neighborhood and Airbnb Apologizes for Passive Aggressive Ads on Muni Shelters.

Then the very last article was a wikihow article titled How to Build a Guillotine.

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Holy shit right? And just below it is an article about how Bernie Sanders is turning Americans on to Socialism. Are the Facebook robots suggesting that we rise up and do to the billionaire class what the French did to the Aristocracy in the 17th Century? Does this mean that Bernie is our Robespierre?

I guess we will find out, but it is good to know that when the revolution comes, the robots will be on our side.

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Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart, is a travel writer, poet, TV host, activist, and general shit-stirrer. His website BrokeAssStuart.com is one of the most influential arts & culture sites in the San Francisco Bay Area and his freelance writing has been featured in Lonely Planet, Conde Nast Traveler, The Bold Italic, Geek.com and too many other outlets to remember. His weekly column, Broke-Ass City, appears every other Thursday in the San Francisco Examiner. Stuart’s writing has been translated into four languages. In 2011 Stuart created and hosted the travel show Young, Broke, and Beautiful on IFC and in 2015 he ran for Mayor of San Francisco and got nearly 20k votes.

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1 Comment

  1. Auntie Techy
    November 7, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    The robots always rise up against the rich people that made them. Its science….fiction.