UK fares badly in world surveillance rankings; monkeys and the “theory of mind”; why you shouldn’t edit your first draft …
“The aim of this study is to present an assessment of the extent of information disclosure, surveillance, data exploitation and the general state of information privacy.” The UK ranks as an ‘endemic surveillance society’. Nice.
“Santos’ interest here is in what psychologists call “theory of mind,” the ability to impute thoughts and intentions to another individual, one of the cornerstones of human cognition.”
“Only when you have the structure of the piece where you want it to be should you bother honing the wording, correcting spelling and checking facts. Why fix a typo at the beginning when you might delete the whole paragraph?”