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The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

by Niall Ferguson,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 11, 2018

In November 2010, Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen predicted that governments would be “caught off-guard when large numbers of their citizens, armed with virtually nothing but cell phones, take part in mini-rebellions that challenge their authority.”


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