Hello World. GDPR has come, so I must tell you how I complied, and how your privacy will (not) suffer by visiting this website. Here I go. Please read, because this is short, but above all it’s about MORE than GDPR.
Three weeks ago I explained why, by default, I do NOT write on Medium, LinkedIn, Patreon and similar websites. This week I found more perfect examples of how good at least two of my reasons are.
And you all knew this SIXTY YEARS AGO, as this picture proves beyond any reasonable doubt:
Flaws in voice recognition software like Siri may be causing more road accidents. In the long run, however, such systems will also cause, or increase, something else
Platforms. Platforms everywhere.
Question: “What if you could download and print a house in 24 hours for half the cost?” My answer: it would probably be a terrible thing, something to avoid, for you and everybody around, sooner or later.
A very interesting article from India says, among other things, something we in so-called “first world” countries already knew, but says it well:
Making shouldn’t be anything new, but the maker movement is pretending otherwise. Or so they said. Are YOU sure?
In April 2018, the “Finnish Non-Discrimination and Equality Tribunal” prohibited “discriminatory use” of artificial intelligence. I am not sure they did the right thing.
Amazon is now selling… something right out of a Sci-Fi movie. Nah, even better: