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Can Games help us to make the word a better place?

Takeaways from Games For Good – Cybersalon 25th January 2018 Over 2.2 bln people  world-wide will be playing games in 2018. A hit game is fun but also an opportunity for deep learning and transformative experience. As technology, politics and ...

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Bodies in the clouds – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net This year’s Computers, Privacy, and Data Protectionconference had the theme “The Internet of Bodies”. I chaired the “Bodies in the Clouds” panel, which was convened by Lucie Krahulcova of Access Now, and this is something like ...

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What is to be done? Games for Social Impact – Next Event

Meet Up on 25th January 2018, 7pm-9pm Venue: Newspeak House   Over 2.2 bln people  world-wide will be playing games in 2018. A hit game is fun but also an opportunity for deep learning and transformative experience. As technology, politics ...

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Boss or spy – how data killed office trust

Takeaways from Cybersalon 7th Dec 2018-01-03 LinkedIn is inviting bosses to spy on their employees by offering a premium ‘boss-view’ service (1). New tools let supervisors see if the employee clicked on a job ad posted by a different company, how many ...

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Ding! – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net   The end of the year seems a good moment for complaints. The Guardian has gone all out with 2017 as the year the world turned against Silicon Valley. This is a more modest bitchfest. First is the ...

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Bad News – An art exhibition critiquing media manipulation

Two contemporary artists critique media manipulation in this pop-up art show. Deborah Davies (Dd) presents Faded Glory and #DicktatorDon: ‘Making America Great Again….One Prick At A Time’: two responsive artworks that reflects the artist’s long standing interest in American politics ...

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Human and Machine – dystopia or utopia?

Join us for the talks and Cybersalon Xmas party (bar opens for a celebration of 20 years of Cybersalon techno-futures networking activity) Date: December 7th 2017 Location: Newspeak House  Change of Venue for 7th December! Update on the new venue! ...

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Counterfactuals – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net On Tuesday evening, virtual reality pioneer and musician Jaron Lanier, in London to promote his latest book, Dawn of the New Everything, suggested the internet took a wrong turn in the 1990s by rejecting the idea ...

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Dawn of the New Everything with Jaron Lanier – Virtual Futures Salon

Virtual Futures presents Jaron Lanier in conversation on futures, the broken promises of cyberspace, artificial intelligence and virtual reality. Jaron Lanier is a philosopher and computer scientist who has spent his career pushing the transformative power of modern technology to ...

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The opposite of privilege – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net A couple of weeks ago, Cybersalon held an event to discuss modern trends in workplace surveillance. In the middle, I found myself reminding the audience, many of whom were too young to remember, that 20 or ...

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