"Linux and open-source jobs are in more demand than ever"
"By requiring Internet platforms to perform automatic filtering all of the content that their users upload, Article 13 takes an unprecedented step towards the transformation of the Internet, from an open platform for sharing and innovation, into a tool for the automated surveillance and control of its users"
-- Tim Berners Lee, Jimbo Wales, Vint Cerf et al.
"Hell yeah, that's exactly what we want! More of that please!"
-- Probably, copyright law lobbyists
"In the EU, like in the US, two competing views of the internet and its possible futures are at stake. Cory Doctorow, Tim Berners-Lee, Jimmy Wales, Vint Cerf, and others might still believe in an open web of smaller competing platforms that keep information flowing freely, but legislators everywhere seem to have accepted the status quo of a digital landscape that’s dominated by a handful of giants with self-perpetuating silos."
Roads and Bridges: The Unseen Labor Behind Our Digital Infrastructure.
YouTube sperrte Videos der Blender-Foundation | heise online - https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/YouTube-sperrte-Videos-der-Blender-Foundation-4086728.html
Urteil aus Straßburg: Massenüberwachung mit Recht auf Privatsphäre vereinbar – https://netzpolitik.org/2018/urteil-aus-strassburg-massenueberwachung-mit-recht-auf-privatsphaere-vereinbar/ #Menschenrechte #Privatsphäre #Datenschutz
A new EU copyright bill forces filtering across the internet - https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/19/17480344/eu-european-union-parliament-copyright-article-13-upload-filter
Leave those kids alone: 'helicopter parenting' linked to behavioural problems | Science | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/jun/18/over-controlled-toddlers-grow-up-unable-to-cope
You can now support Freedom of the Press Foundation using cryptocurrency - https://freedom.press/news/you-can-now-support-freedom-press-foundation-using-cryptocurrency/
Newly Developed Eye Drops Could Eliminate Need for Eyeglasses by Repairing Corneas - https://nulltx.com/newly-developed-eye-drops-could-eliminate-need-for-eyeglasses-by-repairing-corneas/ - well, we'll see.
"...it should come as no surprise that machines are picking up the opinions of the people who are training them."
the more I look at this stuff, the more I get the eerie feeling that the main difference between AI and human beings is our pretense of having some kind of monopoly on intelligence/morality. it's the classic "nature versus nurture" which gets obvious when peering into others' ideological bubbles. "training data" is just a euphemism for "indoctrination" and group-think.
Cambridge-Analytica-Personal macht unter neuem Namen weiter - https://futurezone.at/b2b/cambridge-analytica-personal-macht-unter-neuem-namen-weiter/400052468