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We asked teenagers what adults are missing about technology. This was the best response. “What do adults not know about my generation and technology?”

We asked teenagers what adults are missing about technology. This was the best response.

MIT Technology Review posed this question in an essay contest open to anyone 18 or younger. We received 376 submissions from young people in 28 different countries. Many were angry; some were despondent. We think the winning essay, by Taylor Fang, presents a nuanced and moving view of how technology can be harnessed in the service of a richly realized life. We hope you agree. Screen. The screen also conceals those who use it. Generation Z is entitled, depressed, aimless, addicted, and apathetic. But teens don’t use social media just for the social connections and networks. La CNIL nous a tueR - Olivier MAGNAN-SAURIN - Medium. Protecting your online privacy is tough—but here's a start. Your online profile is less a reflection of you than a caricature. Whether you like it or not, commercial and public actors tend to trust the string of 1s and 0s that represent you more than the story you tell them. When filing a credit application at a bank or being recruited for a job, your social network, credit-card history, and postal address can be viewed as immutable facts more credible than your opinion.

But your online profile is not always built on facts. Big Tech's Battle For Our Attention. La dictature dont vous êtes le héros. Privé 2 Dessert #4. DQ Institute. Barack Obama on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Cars, and the Future of Humanity. IT’S HARD TO think of a single technology that will shape our world more in the next 50 years than artificial intelligence.

Barack Obama on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Cars, and the Future of Humanity

As machine learning enables our computers to teach themselves, a wealth of breakthroughs emerge, ranging from medical diagnostics to cars that drive themselves. A whole lot of worry emerges as well. Who controls this technology? Will it take over our jobs? Is it dangerous? Scott Dadich: Thank you both for being here. Barack Obama: Busy. Corporate Surveillance in Everyday Life. Google and Facebook, followed by other large platforms such as Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Alibaba have unprecedented access to data about the lives of billions of people.

Corporate Surveillance in Everyday Life

Although they have different business models and therefore play different roles in the personal data industry, they have the power to widely dictate the basic parameters of the overall digital markets. This is how digital trust varies across the world. The year 2018 is barely underway and, already, digital trust initiatives have captured headlines. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has said his platform will de-prioritize third-party publisher content to keep users focused on more “meaningful” posts from family and friends. Google has led off the new year by blocking websites that mask their country of origin from showing up on Google News. And the European Union’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect every organization around the world that handles personal data for EU residents.

The regulations will also, no doubt, inform data protection laws and corporate trust-building strategies elsewhere. What these stories underscore is that our digital evolution and our productive use of new technologies rests on how well we can build digital trust. Trust Eases Friction Trust reduces several types of friction in a transaction between givers and guarantors. Trust Can be Compared Across Countries 1. 2. 3. 4. Fake News and Bots May Be Worrisome, but Their Political Power Is Overblown. Antoinette Rouvroy: "À mon sens, Zuckerberg est dépassé" Juriste et philosophe du droit aux Facultés de Namur et chercheuse au FNRS, Antoinette Rouvroy étudie la "gouvernementalité algorithmique".

Antoinette Rouvroy: "À mon sens, Zuckerberg est dépassé"

Ses recherches se centrent sur la question de la norme et du pouvoir à l’heure de la révolution numérique. Vers des interactions automatisées et empathiques à la fois. Comme le souligne très bien Tom Simonite pour Wired, les centres d’appel ont toujours été à la pointe des bouleversements technologiques et leurs employés ont souvent testés, bien avant les autres, toutes sortes d’innovations, le plus souvent de surveillance afin d’optimiser sans cesse leur productivité.

Vers des interactions automatisées et empathiques à la fois

La dernière innovation qui s’apprête à bouleverser le secteur consiste à leur adjoindre des assistants intelligents qui vont analyser pour eux la voix et les émotions de leurs correspondants, mais également les leurs ! Smartphones Are Weapons of Mass Manipulation, and This Guy Is Declaring War on Them. If, like an ever-growing majority of people in the U.S., you own a smartphone, you might have the sense that apps in the age of the pocket-sized computer are designed to keep your attention as long as possible.

Smartphones Are Weapons of Mass Manipulation, and This Guy Is Declaring War on Them

You might not have the sense that they’re manipulating you one tap, swipe, or notification at a time. But Tristan Harris thinks that’s just what’s happening to the billions of us who use social networks like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter, and he’s on a mission to steer us toward potential solutions—or at least to get us to acknowledge that this manipulation is, in fact, going on. The two mental shifts highly successful people make. Créer sa Monnaie Locale Complémentaire. Depuis la crise financière de 2008, les monnaies locales complémentaires (MLC) ont le vent en poupe.

Créer sa Monnaie Locale Complémentaire

Initiatives encore marginales il y a quelques années, elles sont aujourd'hui pleinement prises en compte par la loi de 2014 relative à l'ESS. Redynamiser des territoires en perte de vitesse, favoriser les échanges en circuit courts, accompagner la transition écologique : on prête à ces dernières de nombreuses vertus. Ce parcours vous propose non seulement d'en savoir plus sur le fonctionnement d'une MLC, mais vous donne également les bases nécessaires pour lancer un projet sur votre territoire. Les séquences et modules du parcours I. Qu'est-ce que la monnaie ? II. Poser les fondations du projet Retours d'expérience Impliquer toutes les parties prenantes Le modèle économique des débuts du projet III. API Days : neutre, l’informatique ? Par nature, les interfaces de programmation (API) proposent des modalités d’interaction assez définies pour les services qui souhaitent les utiliser.

API Days : neutre, l’informatique ?