“‘Cambridge Analytica and Facebook have the same business model,’ says Balkan. ‘If Cambridge Analytica can sway elections and referenda with a relatively small subset of Facebook’s data, imagine what Facebook can and does do with the full set.’”

wired.co.uk/article/facebook-c
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Large Archive of Hannah Arendt’s Papers Digitized by the Library of Congress.

Read Her Lectures, Drafts of Articles, Notes & Correspondence bit.ly/2HRZdMS t.co/Y8vIyV1Oml

This looks interesting: Helen de Cruz, Prestige Bias: An Obstacle to a Just Academic philpapers.org/rec/DEDPBA

Open Assistant from Andrew Vavrek: a decentralized open source personal assistant.

It is able to engage in conversations and complete an increasing amount of tasks using vocal commands.

So... Into a demo of "Stella", indeed a free and open source virtual assistant aimed at everyone!

--> openassistant.org
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#OpenAssistant #voice #AI #Stella #Linux #OpenSource #Vavrek #Arch

Hear Hours of Lectures by Michel Foucault: Recorded in English & French Between 1961 and 1983 bit.ly/2rVZ6fo t.co/ej2L5YA4GB

Frieder Vogelmann's "The Spell of Responsibility" is finally available in English translation - highly recommended! rowmaninternational.com/book/t

Reading Material for today: Axel , "Is there an emancipatory interest? An attempt to answer critical theory's most fundamental question" onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10

A nice new resource for philosophers: The Paperboy | Stay updated on the latest t.co/aoXsrIPyZC

Casual reminder that #Mastodon is free, open source software, development of which is crowdfunded through Patreon: patreon.com/mastodon

If you care less about development, consider supporting your local instance admin instead (in case of mastodon.social that's still me and link above, YMMV)

List of #Mastodon sponsors: github.com/tootsuite/documenta

How Martin Luther King, Jr. Used Hegel, Kant & Nietzsche to Overturn Segregation in America goo.gl/Tzia7v t.co/qwxKiecdcV

Sigmund Freud Appears in Rare, Surviving Video & Audio Recorded During the 1930s. He died on this day in 1939.… twitter.com/i/web/status/91177

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