“In 2011, she went against the current to say the case for Twitter as a driver of broad social movements had been oversimplified. In 2012, she warned news media outlets that their coverage of school shootings could inspire more. In 2013, she argued that Facebook could fuel ethnic cleansing. In 2017, she warned that YouTube’s recommendation algorithm could be used as a tool of radicalization. And when it came to the pandemic, she sounded the alarm early while also fighting to keep parks and beaches open.” NYT: How Zeynep Tufekci Keeps Getting the Big Things Right. (It turns out that critical thought is underrated.)