Preparing for another presentation on Nigerian Scams

As I prepare for my upcoming presentation “False Harmony: Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Stereotypes on the Internet”, together with Dr. Harriet Ottenheimer, I am looking forward to discussing some remarkable new methods used by the Nigerian Scam artists since we started this project over four years ago. We have noticed important changes since we began … Continue reading Preparing for another presentation on Nigerian Scams

Tesla Announces Bleeding Its Customers Dry Before They’re Killed in a Fire

What if I told you Tesla is a giant Ponzi scheme? Hopefully you’d correct me and say no, it’s actually much worse, and then explain the big difference: In classic Ponzi scheme analysis people will lose all their money. Ponzis of today are a whole lot more complicated and a whole lot more careful about … Continue reading Tesla Announces Bleeding Its Customers Dry Before They’re Killed in a Fire