Tag Archives: Surveillance Capitalism

Want to Heal the Internet? Ban All Collection of User Data

I’ve been commenting on the cancerous disease that’s taken control of the Internet– what Shoshana Zuboff calls Surveillance Capitalism–for many years. Here is a selection of my commentaries: 800 Million Channels of Me (February 21, 2011) The New Facebook Buttons: Promote, Despise, Abandon (November … Continue reading

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Will AI “Change the World” Or Simply Boost Profits?

The hype about artificial intelligence (AI) and its cousins Big Data and Machine Learning is ubiquitous, and largely unexamined. AI is going to change the world by freeing humankind from most of its labors, etc. etc. etc. Let’s start by asking: … Continue reading

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