Facebook's plan to break the global financial system | Evgeny Morozov https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jun/21/facebooks-plan-to-break-the-global-financial-system?CMP=fb_a-technology_b-gdntech
Worlds at war: “A fact must be installed in a landscape, supported by the customs of thought. Instruments and institutions are needed.” → https://newswave101.com/bruno-latour-the-feeling-of-losing-the-world-now-is-collective/
The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism is seeking fellowship applications from artists + artist-journalist teams to "support the execution of pieces that focus on reimagining the way stories are told, particularly around technology and society" https://www.eyebeam.org/what-we-do/
The making of a new world, shifting power but not redistributing:
this, on the Chernobyl selfie thing, is great https://reallifemag.com/dispatches/i-believe-this-is-my-festival they weren't just "photos" at Chernobyl, but Instagrams, and that is important for how they are made and read
“These images and the way they are algorithmically organized don’t merely remind us of the past; they help shape how we think of ourselves in the present and how we might think to document our lives and articulate ourselves in the future” → https://reallifemag.com/manufactured-recollection/
Adobe Flash’s Gaming Legacy and the effort to save it → https://blog.usejournal.com/adobe-flashs-gaming-legacy-thousands-upon-thousands-of-titles-and-my-efforts-to-save-it-58c14811558a
“And now we must be brave”
Μια ταινία-ζωντανή performance των Thomas Anthony Owen & Kentaro Kumanomido, σε συνεργασία με μέλη της LGBTQI+ κοινότητας της Αθήνας.
Στο πλαίσιο του Onassis Stegi Pride Week.
Where does Big Data go? An eye-opening project by @firstname.lastname@example.org on the use of datasets in face recognition →
5 years before San Francisco banned face recognition, a researcher at Stanford created and distributed a face detection training dataset of customers at the Brainwash Cafe in SF. Their images ended up at a military research university in China https://megapixels.cc/datasets/brainwash/
“The web 2.0 era has been replaced by a new “Web²” era. An age where we simultaneously live in many different internets, whose numbers increase hourly. The dark forests are growing” → https://onezero.medium.com/the-dark-forest-theory-of-the-internet-7dc3e68a7cb1
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