RT @moiragweigel@twitter.com

"Tarnoff and Weigel use crisp, knowing interviews to address the labor and class ferment percolating beneath the tech industry’s sleek exterior...

"This pervasive sense of high-stakes absurdity provides a tense, neurotic undertone throughout the book."

🐦🔗: twitter.com/moiragweigel/statu

RT @doctorow@twitter.com

If you only follow one person on Uber, make it Hubert Horan, a transport analyst who's been writing about the sector for 40+ years and has written 23 articles analyzing Uber's financials and the impossibility of the firm ever attaining profitability.



🐦🔗: twitter.com/doctorow/status/12


RT @bitnk@twitter.com

Love this piece by @RYBn_@twitter.com for @1000_scores@twitter.com where you have to behave like a bot and not like a human <3 1000scores.com/portfolio-items

🐦🔗: twitter.com/bitnk/status/12928

RT @moiragweigel@twitter.com

a big piece on Thiel and the new tech nationalism in Reason h/t @zeithistoriker@twitter.com reason.com/2020/08/02/wait-was

🐦🔗: twitter.com/moiragweigel/statu

RT @zeithistoriker@twitter.com

I think these takes cut to the essence of Thiel’s recent gambit better: 1. by @max_read@twitter.com nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/0

🐦🔗: twitter.com/zeithistoriker/sta

RT @edri@twitter.com

@technopolice_fr@twitter.com has updated their interactive map on police surveillance tech used in France showing (the scary reality) of why we must mobilise against mass surveillance NOW @laquadrature@twitter.com twitter.com/technopolice_fr/st

🐦🔗: twitter.com/edri/status/129278

RT @PaoloCirio@twitter.com

Stop "The art market’s exemption from standard laws and regulations" because "Increased transparency is in everyone’s interest — including that of the market itself":
Interesting initiative to regulate the market in US:
theantiquitiescoalition.org/co Via @DMLehr@twitter.com

🐦🔗: twitter.com/PaoloCirio/status/

"we live in an algorithmically curated era"

RT @Info_Activism@twitter.com

How Amazon puts misinformation at the top of your reading list theguardian.com/commentisfree/

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Info_Activism/stat

RT @n_vs_m@twitter.com

Creation for the upcoming radia.fm broadcast nearly finished!

A winter of protests with demonstration recordings, experimental music, and political discourses.

Soon on @pi_node@twitter.com @ckut@twitter.com @ResonanceFM@twitter.com @radiocorax@twitter.com @rebootfm@twitter.com @free103point9@twitter.com @radiopapesse@twitter.com amongst other!

🐦🔗: twitter.com/n_vs_m/status/1292

RT @techwontsaveus@twitter.com

“Everything people fear TikTok and the Chinese government are doing or someday will do is already being done by a host of other tech giants and governments. The only difference is, they happen to be situated in Western countries.” — @BMarchetich@twitter.com jacobinmag.com/2020/08/tiktok-

🐦🔗: twitter.com/techwontsaveus/sta


@inthedadabase@twitter.com @disnovation@twitter.com @bitnk@twitter.com @nico_maigret@twitter.com

In order to investigate the phenomena of pseudoanonymous influence operations, we ask: “What happens when a bot is not a bot?”

RT @1000_scores@twitter.com

means "Completely Automated Public test to tell Computers and Humans Apart". Dive into the algorithm training of and disrupt it with "DOUBLE NEGATIVE CAPTCHAS" by @RYBn_@twitter.com. @PACTZollverein@twitter.com @tanzimaugust@twitter.com @DavidHelbich@twitter.com @co_puschke@twitter.com 1000scores.com/portfolio-items

🐦🔗: twitter.com/1000_scores/status

RT @acrimed_info@twitter.com

À qui appartiennent les médias ? Depuis plusieurs années, Acrimed et le Monde diplomatique éditent la carte «Médias : qui possède quoi ?», dont la dernière version (nov 2019) est en ligne ici ⬇️acrimed.org/Medias-francais-qu

🐦🔗: twitter.com/acrimed_info/statu

Decolonial AI: Decolonial Theory asSociotechnical Foresight in Artificial Intelligence
Shakir Mohamed · Marie-Therese Png · William Isaac
@disnovation@twitter.com @audelau@twitter.com @AntonioCasilli@twitter.com @wmmna@twitter.com @inthedadabase@twitter.com @davidbenque@twitter.com @bitnk@twitter.com @arouvroy@twitter.com

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RT @_KarenHao@twitter.com

When people talk about "unintended consequences," says @png_marie@twitter.com, it sounds like they're saying the consequences couldn't have been predicted. But AI's unintended consequences are in fact highly predictable if you just look back at history. technologyreview.com/2020/07/3

🐦🔗: twitter.com/_KarenHao/status/1

& worldcrunch.com/world-affairs/
The super rich are buying residency papers and passports from places like Cyprus and Vanuatu to be able to travel — despite quarantines — for health reasons.

@jamesbridle@twitter.com @femherregraven@twitter.com @disnovation@twitter.com @ewenchardronnet@twitter.com

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Vanuatu, Chypre ou Sainte-Lucie : le très lucratif marché des passeports anti-Covid. Des millionnaires achètent à prix d’or des papiers leur permettant de voyager malgré le confinement pour gagner des pays épargnés par le virus.


RT @WIRED@twitter.com

To understand how online hate and disinformation can lead to profit, you need to understand the technology behind the internet’s ads. wired.trib.al/pDEfmIY

🐦🔗: twitter.com/WIRED/status/12881

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