Inference plus facial recognition are BAD, but what makes them actually toxic is you.
Winston Smith’s greatest pleasure in life was in his work. Most of it was tedious, but included in it there were also delicate pieces of forgery…
“Julia was twenty-six years old, and worked on the novel-writing machines in the Fiction Department…”.
Every year fewer and fewer words, and the range of consciousness always a little smaller. So said Mark Zuckerberg, and so far almost nobody seems to have noticed his source.
In my humble opinion, THE one thing you should know about the Cambridge Analytica scandal is that…
Fake news, echo chambers, filter bubbles: how much do they REALLY create or influence people’s opinions on politics, or anything else?