Just posted my latest - on the corruption of the algorithmic timeline.
Thanks, @Mastodon, for staying away from that corruption.
Enjoyed speaking with Steven Levy about his new book "Facebook: The Inside Story" on https://techtonic.fm .
Jump to interview: https://wfmu.org/archiveplayer/?show=93497&archive=186663&starttime=0:7:57
Show notes: https://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/93497
Enjoyed speaking w/
Jathan Sadowski on https://techtonic.fm about his book "Too Smart" on how Big Tech is extracting data, controlling our lives, & taking over the world.
Show notes: https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/93184
Today I'm airing my Techtonic interview with Jathan Sadowski, author of "Too Smart: How Digital Capitalism is Extracting Data, Controlling Our Lives, and Taking Over the World."
Livestream on WFMU starting at 6pm Eastern: https://wfmu.org
Yet another good piece from The Markup, by @ASankin - https://themarkup.org/ask-the-markup/2020/03/02/can-i-opt-out-of-facial-scans-at-the-airport
JUST POSTED: my https://techtonic.fm interview w/
Rana Foroohar on her book "Don't Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles - And All Of Us"
Important book & a good listen. If you've never listened to my show before, start here.
Episode notes: https://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/91591
More past shows: https://techtonic.fm
“Using the personal data of millions of Americans against their will is certainly alarming. But what’s the difference between the Chinese government stealing all that information and a data broker amassing it legally without user consent and selling it on the open market?” via @aral
In the digital network age, the difference between fascism and freedom will be decided by who owns and controls the means of communication. Is it to be corporations (and by extension, governments) or is it to be us: individuals?
If we lose this one, the 2030s and 2040s won’t be like the 1930s and 1940s; they’ll be like the 1930s and 1940s amplified by the full destructive power of a hundred years of exponential increase in technological capability.
#Wacom drawing tablets track the name of every application that you open
Great roundup. I have a brief quote about Microsoft, ranked #7.
From a year ago by @aral but still relevant.
So this year, they added Facebook also: https://fosdem.org/2020/about/sponsors/
FOSDEM is about open source, not freedom.
Why is this a problem? Read this: https://ar.al/2019/01/11/i-was-wrong-about-google-and-facebook-theres-nothing-wrong-with-them-so-say-we-all/
Enjoyed my https://techtonic.fm interview yesterday w/UPenn prof. Aaron Roth on his new book "The Ethical Algorithm."
Jump to interview: https://wfmu.org/archiveplayer/?show=90783&archive=181770&starttime=0:17:47
Show notes: http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/90783
In 2020 and beyond, the battle to save personhood and democracy requires a radical overhaul of mainstream technology
Yesterday on https://techtonic.fm - Matt Klinman and Sam West, creators of the SMARTR podcast - a brilliant satire of Silicon Valley startup culture.
Jump to interview: https://wfmu.org/archiveplayer/?show=90175&archive=180770&starttime=0:17:48
Show notes: http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/90175
This week's https://techtonic.fm featured Doug Hill & his book "Not So Fast" - on what tech critics have been trying to tell us for 200+ years.