Archives for June 2017

13. June 2017 - No Comments!

Whatever happened to our dream of an empowering Internet

The type of thinking that expects the latest technology to save us only leads to disillusionment when it obviously fails to do just that.

Andres Guadamuz summarizes in his post from his talk on the republica 2017 about the developing of the original ideas behind connecting many computers. Instead of writing about "the good old days" he describes possible solutions from different perspectives.

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9. June 2017 - No Comments!

Digitalisierung im Service: Wir sind die Roboter

Meine Sorge ist daher nicht, dass uns Computer die Arbeitsplätze wegnehmen. Sondern dass sie uns der Fähigkeit berauben, selbst zu denken und Entscheidungen zu treffen.

A Berlin Perspektive on the service world and its digitalization development. Less responsibility, less thinking, less caring and more automatization. Blaming the computer.

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5. June 2017 - No Comments!

The Rise Of Auto-Complete Culture–And Why We Should Resist

What really scares me about the rise of aggregated, averaged, auto-completed culture isn’t just that I feel it chipping away at my own vocabulary, but I fear it will teach young people how to speak via an anonymous algorithm before they can develop their own splendid, flawed voices, before they can invent new words, and new forms of self-expression, that will enrich our culture and progress as a society

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