Barcelona is leading the fightback against smart city surveillance
Reversing the smart city paradigm. Barcelona is moving from the surveillance capitalism model, where data is opaque and owned by subcontractors and third parties, to a model where citizens own their data.
Linked on the 28th of May, 2018
The war against cars will ultimately be won — and that’s good for everyone
Nice rundown on the multiple advantages of discouraging city car use.
Linked on the 6th of May, 2018
How Trump Conquered Facebook—Without Russian Ads
Trump got a better deal because his team went for click-bait and the facebook algorithms love that.
Linked on the 25th of February, 2018
Social Media Is Making Us Dumber. Here’s Exhibit A.
How outrage culture, dogmatism and lack of context are killing discourse.
Linked on the 24th of January, 2018
The web we may have lost…
Christian Heilmann on the net neutrality ruling and the importance of free access to read and publish information.
Linked on the 18th of December, 2017
Live Aid: The Terrible Truth
I didn’t know this. Live Aid’s real effect on the ground was far from positive.
Linked on the 19th of November, 2017