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Digital Fascism Rising? – The Globalist

Can we still stop a world of technological totalitarianism? Intrusive data collection practices make a new, digital kind of fascism – via the data-driven steering of masses of humans – a very real possibility. Source: Digital Fascism Rising? – The

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How surveillance changes people’s behavior | Harvard Magazine

Assaults on privacy and security in America threaten democracy itself. Source: How surveillance changes people’s behavior | Harvard Magazine

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari review – chilling | Books | The Guardian

The epic, widely celebrated Sapiens gets the sequel it demanded: a breathless, compulsive inquiry into humanity’s apocalyptic, tech-driven future Source: Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari review – chilling | Books | The Guardian

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Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence? – Scientific American

We are in the middle of a technological upheaval that will transform the way society is organized. We must make the right decisions now Source: Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence? – Scientific American

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#WhiteHouseSoWhite: “I Am Not Your Negro” illuminates America’s ongoing race problem – Salon.com

The Trump administration is the whitest in decades. “I Am Not Your Negro” confronts both past and present racism Source: #WhiteHouseSoWhite: “I Am Not Your Negro” illuminates America’s ongoing race problem – Salon.com Please also read: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/46735/posts/1416209066

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FuturICT Blog: SOCIETAL, ECONOMIC, ETHICAL AND LEGAL CHALLENGES OF THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION: From Big Data to Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Manipulative Technologies

FuturICT Blog: SOCIETAL, ECONOMIC, ETHICAL AND LEGAL CHALLENGES OF THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION: From Big Data to Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Manipulative Technologies. Wednesday, 15 April 2015 SOCIETAL, ECONOMIC, ETHICAL AND LEGAL CHALLENGES OF THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION: From Big Data

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No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald – review | Books | The Guardian

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald – review | Books | The Guardian. Greenwald’s often gripping account of his central involvement in the Snowden revelations also raises big political questions Philippe

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