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Limits and risks of "data as money"

In May 2018 (*), while discussing alternatives to Facebook and similar services, I also criticized the whole general idea of ​​”using one’s own data as a currency”.

Why do you still propose to regulate, break or clone Facebook, Google & C.?

In the last months, I have seen several experts suggest three kinds of solutions to the problems created by today’s social networks. Here I suggest, again, that those solutions are wrong, and then make a request.

Reason N. 999... why Sustainable Development needs good Open Data

is right behind, or above, urban population growth.

The ONLY thing to "regulate" in Facebook, Google & C

There are many proposals that governments should nationalize, break up or “regulate” Facebook and similar platforms. Those proposals range from useless to dangerous. With one exception.

Better Internet service for Indigenous communities? Right. Then what?

In rural, remote and northern communities across Canada, First Nations technicians are taking on Internet connectivity challenges themselves. Then what?

In praise of modular, "good enough" computing

Here are the key concepts of a great white paper.