🔖 Bookmarked Adactio: Journal—Get the FLoC out https://adactio.com/journal/18046
🔖 Bookmarked The New Wilderness (Idle Words) https://idlewords.com/2019/06/the_new_wilderness.htm
“The flaw in Google’s reasoning is the fundamental idea that tracking is necessary for advertising. That’s simply not true. Sacrificing user privacy is fundamental to behavioural advertising …but behavioural advertising is not the only kind of advertising. It isn’t even a very good kind of advertising.”
🔖 Bookmarked Kumiho. — Ethan Marcotte https://ethanmarcotte.com/wrote/kumiho/
“Even experts don’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. "
“it’s hard to listen to those demos without wondering about how services like Duplex might radically alter the workforce. In other words, whose jobs involve making these kinds of phone calls?”
#AIYProjects is smart marketing. Makers who should know better happily submit their utterances for surveillance.