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Petervan's Delicacies - Issue #109

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This week's edition is a fire-hose, a tsunami of topics related to technology and society. Happy week
 

Petervan's Delicacies

February 3 · Issue #109 · View online
Articles/posts that for some reason created a spark in my memory.

This week’s edition is a fire-hose, a tsunami of topics related to technology and society. Happy week-end reading ;-)

The very best
The Future of the Mind | Edge.org
Purpose Washing, Hustle Culture, and Automation: Business at a Crossroads
We need disagreeable people to fix our dishonest institutions
What is work? Deloitte Review, issue 24
The Era of “Move Fast and Break Things” Is Over
Jennifer Buscemi is the deepfake that should seriously frighten you
Google’s Sidewalk Labs Plans to Package and Sell Location Data on Millions of Cellphones
Big Brother Nation: The Case for Ubiquitous, Open-Sourced Surveillance in Smart Cities
The Everything versus the Everyone Store: how Amazon and Alibaba model their business differently Laurence Van Elegem - January 29, 2019
Douglas Rushkoff's last-ditch attempt to reclaim humanity from tech
A new book argues that peace—not war—will inspire biotech’s biggest breakthroughs
Forget Darwinian Evolution. Humanity May Soon Evolve Itself Through A.I.
Safe Spaces for you, your groups, and your work · Intense Minimalism
Anti-social social media — euansemple.com
Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Feel the Fear
Digital Dangers to Democracy by Laura Chinchilla - Project Syndicate
The design school of the future is nothing like the one you went to
TED Announces 2019 Fellows - COOL HUNTING
Future Hype: The Myths of Technological Change – Predict – Medium
The next big tech trend is humanity, not blockchain or AI
Data and Society
Death of the private self: how fifteen years of Facebook changed the human condition | Technology | The Guardian
Facebook’s provocations of the week – Monday Note
Facebook sidesteps Apple ban by paying teens to harvest data from their phones
Japanese Government Will Hack Citizens' IoT Devices - Schneier on Security
Hackers Are Passing Around a Megaleak of 2.2 Billion Records | WIRED
'F*ck ethics. Money is everything': Facebook employees react to scandal on gossip app
Lawmakers are furious with Facebook: ‘wiretapping teens is not research’ - The Verge
After Facebook, Google apologizes for running a user data collection program on iOS
San Francisco proposal would ban government facial recognition use in the city - The Verge
There is a reason apps make it so fun to track your health | The Outline
The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff review – we are the pawns | Books | The Guardian
The Next Privacy War Will Happen in Our Homes – Member Feature Stories – Medium
Zeitgeist
The best 10-Year Challenge yet belongs to humanity - Vox
Genes linked to antibiotic-resistant superbugs found in Arctic | Society | The Guardian
Mark Zuckerberg, Let Me Be Your Ghost Writer – New York Times Opinion – Medium
Facebook Hires Up Three of Its Biggest Privacy Critics | WIRED
Continuations by Albert Wenger : Apple’s Excessive Power
Innovation
Belgian data tech scale-up Collibra turns unicorn after raising $100 million from CapitalG, Google's investment arm - Tech.eu
New Iphone, Ipad in 2019 and 2020: What to Expect from Apple - Bloomberg
Digital Transformation Is Human Transformation – Greg Satell – Medium
Future of work
Automation Anywhere Introduces the New Digital Worker - DATAVERSITY
Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work? - The New York Times
Why A.I. and Automation Are Not the Death of the American Workforce | Observer
Internet Culture
To Fix the Web, Give It Back to the Users – Fast Company – Medium
One Of The Biggest At-Home DNA Testing Companies Is Working With The FBI
Cal Newport on Why We'll Look Back at Our Smartphones Like Cigarettes | GQ
FinTech
Fintech Finance presents: The FIntech Magazine Issue 11 by ADVERTAINMENT MEDIA - Issuu
Top Fintech Influencers That All Financial Executives Should Follow
The mistake that led to a £1.2bn business - BBC News
Millions of bank loan and mortgage documents have leaked online – TechCrunch
Davos: IMF's Lagarde Says Fintech Will Shake The System - Bitcoinist.com
Chief Innovation Officer, Neal Cross Bids Farewell to DBS Bank in Heartfelt Post | Fintech Singapore
Motiv ring will be able to make payments and verify identity with a heartbeat
And now for something completely different
Ripple Challenging SWIFT for Cross-Border Payment Dominance, But What Does it Mean for XRP?
Article : Top 5 Trends in the Insurance Industry
Very risky business: the pros and cons of insurance companies embracing artificial intelligence
JPMorgan Notes Marginal Improvements to Payment System With Blockchain Technology
SWIFT Chief Announces Integration With R3 At Paris Fintech Forum - CoinDesk
SWIFT to bring benefits of gpi to DLT and trade ecosystems | SWIFT
China’s Ant Financial raised almost as much money as all US and European fintech firms combined
Enterprise Adoption of AI in the Insurance Sector – An Overview | Emerj - Artificial Intelligence Research and Insight
Stripe raises $100M from Tiger Global for international expansion, operations | Mobile Payments Today
European FinTech Hub Report 2018 - By B-Hive (PDF)
AI, Robots, Algorythms
Humanity’s Search for Meaning in the Age of AI and Automation
Efforts to Acknowledge the Risks of New AI Technology
From Parkour to Surgery, Here Are the Top 10 Recent Advancements in Robotics
The robot revolution will be worse for men - Recode
Biohacker Josiah Zayner wants to teach everyone DIY genetic engineering
Listen: Brain-Reading Computers Recorded Words Inside People's Heads
Why Robots Will Never Take Over the World – Member Feature Stories – Medium
Accenture Launches SynOps, a Human-Machine Operating Engine - DATAVERSITY
Walgreens Tests New Smart Coolers - The Atlantic
5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Already Changing Government
Algorithms Tell Us How to Think, and This is Changing Us
Digital Ethics
Recent events highlight an unpleasant scientific practice: ethics dumping - Scientific ethics
The unnatural ethics of AI could be its undoing | The Outline
Tackling the Ethical Challenges of Slippery Technology
Immortality or Bust: On the road to the future with Zoltan Istvan
Real Facebook Oversight Requires More Than a 40-Expert Board | WIRED
The ethics of artificial intelligence | McKinsey
The DIY designer baby project funded with Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review
Security Isn't Enough. Silicon Valley Needs 'Abusability' Testing | WIRED
Machine learning — Is the emperor wearing clothes? – Hacker Noon
How to protect humans in a fully automated society - The Verge
Apple is a Hypocrite on Data Privacy - The Atlantic
How Genome Sequencing and Senolytics Can Help Us Live Healthier, Longer
Taking ethical action in identity: 5 steps for better biometrics | Ned Hayes
Police stop people for covering their faces from facial recognition camera then fine man £90 after he protested | The Independent
Saudi Arabia runs a huge, sinister online database of women that men use to track them and stop them from running away
When governments turn to AI: Algorithms, trade-offs, and trust
‘Merging man and machine doesn’t come without consequences’. Gerd Leonhard comments – Futurist Gerd Leonhard
Post Capitalism
Do You Believe In Ethical Wealth? – Personal Growth – Medium
Financial Capitalism: The Endgame - Renegade Inc
T N T : The Network Thinkers: Paths to Putin
Art related
Bodies Flip, Dance, and Stack in Gravity-Defying Images by Rob Woodcox | Colossal
Aesthetics
Storaro's Eye
fresh meat: plastic wrapped and ready to deconstruct beauty standards in the age of selfies
Other
A Science Journal Funded by Peter Thiel Is Running Articles Dismissing Climate Change and Evolution – Mother Jones
BBC - Future - A Japanese company is making eerily hyper-realistic masks
sophia the robot now has a baby sister, little sophia
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