~12 min read · 2020-02-28 · Suppose you walk into a shop and the guard at the entrance records your name. Cameras on the ceiling track your every step in the store, log which items you looked at and which ones you ignored. After…
The important point is that surveillance and our passive acceptance of it lies at the heart of the dystopia we are busily constructing.
~17 min read · From 2019 · Shoshana Zuboff’s new book is a chilling exposé of the business model that underpins the digital world. Observer tech columnist John Naughton explains the importance of Zuboff’s work and asks the author 10 key questions
10 min read · 2020-03-16 · New high-resolution satellites, AIs, and data tools are going to let us study Earth, and ourselves, in greater detail than ever before. That's going to come with "unthinkable" problems.