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Two micro-comments on Universal Basic Income and bad jobs, if I may

It seems to me that many discussions about guaranteed income or/vs guaranteed jobs keep missing a couple of points.

The deliberate production of ignorance, and a suggestion to contain it

Everybody who already knew what agnotology means, raise their hands. And then read this anyway, please.

Sometimes, mobility may use a bit less bicycles and more Open Data

Let’s look at what a non-profit discovered when it discovered data:

Porn confirms that driverless cars are fake

Fake autopilot considered harmful? Not that we did not know this already, of course.

Minority Report 2.0: Behaviour, not content

Behaviour, not content. Said John Anderton, Chief of Facebook PreCrime.

Two views of privacy, and consent made meaningless

For a great description of the Californian surveillance model, look no further.