Marty McGuire

Posts Tagged capitalism

Thu May 6
๐Ÿ“— Want to read Lurking by Joanne McNeil ISBN: 9780374194338
Mon May 3
๐Ÿ”– Bookmarked left alone, together

“the amount of energy that would be required for all of us to monitor everyone weโ€™ve ever given any data to, forever, is just too much”

Wed Apr 21
๐Ÿ”– Bookmarked Adactio: Journalโ€”Get the FLoC out

“The flaw in Googleโ€™s reasoning is the fundamental idea that tracking is necessary for advertising. Thatโ€™s simply not true. Sacrificing user privacy is fundamental to behavioural advertising โ€ฆbut behavioural advertising is not the only kind of advertising. It isnโ€™t even a very good kind of advertising.”

Tue Jun 18
๐Ÿ”– Bookmarked The New Wilderness (Idle Words)

“Even experts donโ€™t have a full picture of the surveillance economy, in part because its beneficiaries are so secretive, and in part because the whole system is in flux. Telling people that they own their data, and should decide what to do with it, is just another way of disempowering them. "

Fri May 31
๐Ÿ”– Bookmarked Changing my Mind about AI, Universal Basic Income, and the Value of Data โ€“ The Art of Research

“I am not worried that the lost jobs of the AI-pocalypse will lead to a mass of people with no way to meaningfully contribute to society, however I am worried about the AI-pocalypse leading to peopleโ€™s real, meaningful, contributions going unacknowledged and uncompensated.”

Mon Jul 17
๐Ÿ”– Bookmarked Mandatory Updates โ€” Real Life

“Having the technology that most effectively enhances the speed and efficiency with which we can access, process, and respond to information is a prerequisite for being a productive worker in the 21st century. To refuse is to fail.”

Wed May 17
๐Ÿ”– Bookmarked Notes From An Emergency

“Silicon Valley brings us the worst of two economic systems: the inefficiency of a command economy coupled with the remorselessness of laissez-faire liberalism.”

Wed Mar 8

This International Women’s Day, remember that men have already failed and we have to do better.