How far the internet has degenerated. Speech on Netizens from 1995. http://www.columbia.edu/~hauben/text/bbc95spch.txt
"a person in the U.S. has their online activity and location exposed 747 times every day" through real-time ad bidding, Irish Council on Civil Liberties reports. That is quite a number. https://www.iccl.ie/digital-data/iccl-report-on-the-scale-of-real-time-bidding-data-broadcasts-in-the-u-s-and-europe/ #privacy #personaldata #advertising
Somebody at @theverge is ... not happy. "obfuscating" ... "bad" ... "hilariously stupid". I sure would like to know who shills what point of view. https://www.theverge.com/press-room/22772113/the-verge-on-background-policy-update
Been listening to the Stanford #DAO Symposium. Most interesting tidbit so far in an off-hand comment by a lawyer, rephrased: DAO-based governance might eventually be added to all sorts of other corporate structures.
Scary! Stay outdoors and wear your mask whenever possible! https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/02/health/long-covid-asympomatic-cases/index.html
“You will never hear a venture capitalist sound more like a communist than when they are talking about #web3.” Funny but true. Antonio García Martínez as quoted by The Economist https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2022/04/16/the-complicated-politics-of-crypto-and-web3
A guild to keep #metaverse and #xr professionals ethical. I'm all in favor! https://avibarzeev.medium.com/the-metaverse-needs-ethics-4515b070b8cc
Web2's pervasive blind spot: governance. Blogged. https://reb00ted.org/tech/20220411-web2-blind-spot-goverance/ #governance #web2 #web3
A Fediverse instance for people interested in cooperative and collective projects.