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The Technium. How can we have a world in which we are all watching each other, and everybody feels happy?

The Technium

The question that I'm asking myself is, how far will we share, when are we going to stop sharing, and how far are we going to allow ourselves to monitor and surveil each other in kind of a coveillance? I believe that there's no end to how much we can track each other—how far we're going to self-track, how much we're going to allow companies to track us—so I find it really difficult to believe that there's going to be a limit to this, and to try to imagine this world in which we are being self-tracked and co-tracked and tracked by governments, and yet accepting of that, is really hard to imagine.

How does this work? How can we have a world in which we are all watching each other, and everybody feels happy? I don't see any counter force to the forces of surveillance and self-tracking, so I'm trying to listen to what the technology wants, and the technology is suggesting that it wants to be watched. Online Guide to Practical Privacy Tools. Online Guide to Practical Privacy Tools. Infographic: Nine Tips for Keeping Your Internet Usage Private. Infographic: Nine Tips for Keeping Your Internet Usage Private. Net Neutrality 101. When we log onto the Internet, we take lots of things for granted.

Net Neutrality 101

We assume that we'll be able to access whatever Web site we want, whenever we want to go there. We assume that we can use any feature we like -- watching online video, listening to podcasts, searching, e-mailing and instant messaging -- anytime we choose. We assume that we can attach devices like wireless routers, game controllers or extra hard drives to make our online experience better. What makes all these assumptions possible is "Network Neutrality," the guiding principle that preserves the free and open Internet. Net Neutrality means that Internet service providers may not discriminate between different kinds of content and applications online. The biggest cable and telephone companies would like to charge money for smooth access to Web sites, speed to run applications, and permission to plug in devices.

The network owners say they want a "tiered" Internet. What's the Problem Here? The End of the Internet? Net Neutrality 101. Defending your rights in the digital world. The Internet Defense League - Protecting the Free Internet since 2012.

La Planète financière. Crise financière et mutations géographiques : le cas de la City de Londres. ILS N’Y ARRIVENT PAS ! par François Leclerc. Billet invité. « On va y arriver !

ILS N’Y ARRIVENT PAS ! par François Leclerc

» est depuis quelques jours le leitmotiv d’Angela Merkel, repris par Jean-Claude Juncker, comme s’ils voulaient s’en convaincre. Mais ils n’y arrivent pas. Le sommet des 11 pays de la Route des Balkans a péniblement débouché dans la nuit de dimanche à lundi sur dix-sept modestes mesures présentées par Jean-Claude Juncker, ainsi que sur la création de « capacités d’accueil » de 100.000 personnes dans les Balkans, dont 50.000 en Grèce, puisqu’il fallait comme d’habitude annoncer des chiffres ronflants. C’est « une première étape pour une meilleure gestion des flux [des réfugiés]» a déclaré Angela Merkel, relativisant leur portée.

Le mauvais temps et la mer brutale ne font pas obstacle à la traversée entre la Turquie et la Grèce, et les tragédies se multiplient. De toutes les incuries dont les autorités européennes ont jusqu’à maintenant fait la démonstration, celle qui se déroule sous nos yeux n’a pas d’équivalent et n’a pas fini de faire ses dégâts. Accelerating music & culture. Defending your rights in the digital world. Accelerating music & culture. DiskMaker X. Raspberry Pi Documentation. Neoliberalism has brought out the worst in us. We tend to perceive our identities as stable and largely separate from outside forces.

Neoliberalism has brought out the worst in us

But over decades of research and therapeutic practice, I have become convinced that economic change is having a profound effect not only on our values but also on our personalities. Thirty years of neoliberalism, free-market forces and privatisation have taken their toll, as relentless pressure to achieve has become normative. If you’re reading this sceptically, I put this simple statement to you: meritocratic neoliberalism favours certain personality traits and penalises others. There are certain ideal characteristics needed to make a career today. The first is articulateness, the aim being to win over as many people as possible. It’s important to be able to talk up your own capacities as much as you can – you know a lot of people, you’ve got plenty of experience under your belt and you recently completed a major project. This description is, of course, a caricature taken to extremes. Here & Now. Using 2 sSD for windows.