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Collision course – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

The walk from my house to the tube station has changed very little in 30 years. The houses and their front gardens look more or less the same, although at least two have been massively remodeled on the inside. More ...

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Unfortunately recurring phenomena – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

It’s summer, and the current comprehensively bad news is all stuff we can do nothing about. So we’re sweating the smaller stuff. It’s hard to know how seriously to take it, but US Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) has introduced the ...

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The Internet that wasn’t – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

This week on Twitter, writer and Georgia Tech professor Ian Bogost asked this: “There’s a belief that the internet was once great but then we ruined it, but I’m struggling to remember the era of incontrovertible greatness. Lots of arguing ...

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The Hungry, Hungry Data-Miner

by Benjamin Greenaway  for Virtual Futures The Hungry, Hungry Data-Miner had just one job. It wasn’t a particularly difficult job, though at first it looked as if it might be. As jobs go, you would say it was a pretty ...

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Failure to cooperate – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

In her 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Sweat, on display nightly in London’s West End until mid-July, Lynn Nottage explores class and racial tensions in the impoverished, post-industrial town of Reading, PA. In scenes alternating between 2000 and 2008, she explores ...

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Do you eat sand? Privacy in the age of AI – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Privacy, pioneering activist Simon Davies writes in his new book, Privacy: A Personal Chronicle, “varies widely according to context and environment to the extent that even after decades of academic interest in the subject, the world’s leading experts have been ...

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Games Against Hate

Why Hate? Hate has become an ever present word in UK, with papers brimming with ‘betrayal’, ‘treason’ and daily stoking hate in mainstream media like Daily Mail, The Sun or The Express. Games against Hate is a series of Cybersalon ...

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G in Genomics stands for Gullible – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

In 2011, as part of an investigation she conducted into the possible genetic origins of the streak of depression that ran through her family, the Danish neurobiologist Lone Frank had her genome sequenced and interviewed many participants in the newly-opening ...

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Games for Good 2.0 – Event Videos

March 2019 – Hate is increasingly spreading in the West, encouraged by printed press like Daily Mail, The Sun, The Express and TV channels like Fox News and  BBC. How can we counter hate virus and develop new games that will ...

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Games For Good 2.0 – Event

Games against Hate Hate has gone viral and is destroying our communities. Our world has has become tribal, ‘betrayal’ and ‘treason’ appear daily in social media about even the smallest differences of opinions.  How can we fight this footballisation of ...

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