Stop treating the internet like a fortune teller

We won’t find self-revelation online. All we’ll get is more confusion.

The Fortune Teller, Georges de La Tour. image via Wikimedia Commons.

The news that police may have finally found the Golden State Killer by matching DNA samples to an public online genealogy database came as a surprise to most who heard the story last week, including, it seems, the co-creator of the database itself.

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