Tag: surveillance-capitalism

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sts-news.medium.com > Lee Vinsel
You’re Doing It Wrong: Notes on Criticism and Technology Hype
1 feb. 2021 - Maybe more people are writing about the real and potential problems of technology today than ever before. That is mostly a good thing. The list of books and articles from the last few years that have nuanced and illuminating perspectives on the contemporary technological situation is rich and long.
 · academia · advertising · ai-ethics · algorithmic-regulation · artificial-intelligence · criti-hype · emerging-technologies · genetic-engineering · human-genome-project · nanotechnology · project-hva · social-media · surveillance-capitalism · technology

www.newyorker.com > Andrew Marantz
Why Facebook Can’t Fix Itself
12 oct. 2020 - The platform is overrun with hate speech and disinformation. Does it actually want to solve the problem?
 · advertising · attention · brazil · censorship · content-moderation · donald-trump · facebook · freedom-of-speech · hate-speech · islamophobia · mark-zuckerberg · peter-thiel · politics · qanon · racist-technology · social-media · surveillance-capitalism · tech-worker-movement · technology · unions

digitalfreedomfund.org > Sarah Chander
Our First Steps to Decolonise Digital Rights
24 sep. 2020 - In early 2020, DFF and its project partner EDRi started their joint work of initiating a decolonising process for the digital rights field in Europe. How does this fit into the current landscape of digital rights and recent developments in the movement for racial and social justice? And what have we been up to these past months?
 · black-struggle · colonialism · decolonization · digital-rights · racist-technology · surveillance-capitalism

ammienoot.com > Anne-Marie Scott
Mind the Ethics Gap
6 sep. 2020 - I’ve Tweeted a few things this week relating to a colleague in another Canadian university, Ian Linkletter, who now finds himself on the sticky end of a lawsuit from Proctorio, an automated proctoring service, for sharing some videos that they regarded to be confidential. These videos were published as unlisted videos on YouTube – a form of security through obscurity rather than a properly secure solution – the irony of which has not failed to escape many who have commented on the case.
 · art · educational-surveillance · educational-technology · ethics · proctoring · surveillance-capitalism

www.bitsoffreedom.nl > Hans de Zwart
In de kloof tussen model en werkelijkheid
22 jan. 2019 - Alles en iedereen wordt teruggebracht tot data, stelt onze Hans de Zwart in zijn openingsspeech bij de Big Brother Awards. Maar het beeld van de werkelijkheid dat uit de data oprijst, is beperkter dan veel mensen denken.
 · appropriating-the-commons · big-brother-awards · cambridge-analytica · facebook · google · learning-analytics · mezuro · model-reality-gap · surveillance-capitalism · vodafone · xs4all

www.newsweek.com > Tanya O’Carroll
The Pandemic Could Obliterate a Last Frontier in Our Privacy: Our Biological Selves
14 jul. 2020 - The world of biotech was already blossoming before murmurings of an untreatable mystery virus started to circulate at the end of last year. There are now countless companies offering everything from personalized fitness plans based on your genes to dietary advice based on the bacteria in your gut. These companies and the VC firms that back them believe there is a huge, untapped market for selling AI-driven insights based on health data. Big Tech also wants in.
 · covid-19 · palantir · privacy · surveillance-capitalism