As you might surmise from the books listed above this is not going to be a light blog post. Zuboff’s book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism really describes the zeitgeist and era that we are in, where mega corporations collect, tabulate, and monetize the information we provide
I just finished reading Yuval Noah Harari’s second book, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, and I think it confirms many of the ideas I discuss on my blog, like the importance of understanding the biases of software from an almost non-technical perspective, e.g. the politic
I have been pouring over several books and films lately in an attempt to get at the root of the problem. That is, the malaise that seems to be hanging over the whole world these days after the tech euphoria of perhaps a decade ago – and going back further, after catching the fir
Sometime after finishing Katherine Losse’s The Boy Kings about the rise of Facebook from her perspective as Mark Zuckerberg’s eventual in-house ghost writer I am still not quite certain of whether she was critical enough of what she witnessed — even according to her
The debate over communications rages on much according to Tim Wu’s argument in The Master Switch, and more narrowly made in technically oriented books like Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier and one I just recently read called Dogfight by Fred Vogelstein about the Apple
It is interesting how heated the debate about protection for author’s creations has become. I came across an interesting article about it at the Scholarly Kitchen that covers it well: Why E-book Distribution Is Completely and Utterly Broken (and How to Fix It) Books are v
These past few months the machinations of the world were at work concerning our freedom for tomorrow. Every government and every organization on the planet has a stake in it. From Snowden, to Assange, to , books like The Consent of the Networked and Who Owns the Future?, along with th
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