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Hate week – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelicancrossing.net on May 26th, 2007 When, say ten years from now, someone leaks the set of rules by which self-driving cars make decisions about how to behave in physical-world human encounters of the third kind, I suspect ...

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The Information Commissioner opens a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes

Originally published on Information Commissioner’s blog on May 17th, 2017 In March we announced we were conducting an assessment of the data protection risks arising from the use of data analytics, including for political purposes. Engagement with the electorate is ...

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The Secrets of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff

Originally published on faz.net Governmental control is nothing compared to what Google is up to. The company is creating a wholly new genus of capitalism, a systemic coherent new logic of accumulation we should call surveillance capitalism. Is there nothing ...

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Surrender to Surveillance – Virtual Futures Salon

Virtual Futures presents a discussion on technologies of surveillance, the infringements on privacy by the state, restrictions of individual freedom and the mutation of identity. In the latest edition of Virtual Futures – Surrender to Surveillance a wide panel discusses ...

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Policy questions for 2022 – Net.wars by Wendy Grossman

For last weekend’s OpenTech I had recklessly suggested imagining the Daily Mail headlines of the future. Come to actually plan the talk, a broader scope seemed wiser, and after some limbering up with possible near-future headlines, which you can read ...

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Google’s You Tube rating illusion – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on pelican crossing.net on the net.wars column Before there was the internet there were commercial information services and conferencing systems. Since access to things like news wires, technical support, and strangers across the world who shared your weird ...

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Re-accommodating… – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on the Net.Wars column on pelicancrossing.com Last year, some folks at MIT implemented a version of the trolley problem they called the Moral Machine, a series of scenarios in which you choose which people and/or pets a self-driving car should sacrifice in a fatal ...

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Can coders really write the future? by Soul Labels – 19th April 2017

Soul Labels X 64 Bits presents… Can Coders Really Write the Future? Coding bootcamps are everywhere, welcoming everyone from “women and non-binary folk” to refugees. Household names such as Microsoft and the BBC are investing in the next generation, acknowledging the growing importance of these skills across several ...

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Offline is the New Luxury by Alison Ballard

Date: 07 – 16 April 2017 More info Venue: Furtherfield Gallery Private View: Thursday 6 April 2017, 6 – 8 pm (register) Open 11 am – 5 pm, Thursday – Sunday or by appointment For her exhibition at Furtherfield Gallery, Alison Ballard ...

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Google vs book authors as Fair Use bites – Net.Wars by Wendy Grossman

Originally published on the Net.Wars column on pelicancrossing.com This week, the veteran screenwriter Ken Levine started a thread on outdated terms in common use that no longer make sense, like “dial” and “tape”. “Carbon copy” persists as the “cc:” line email headers; ...

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