The techie resistance

Dirty data, greed for gain and a lack of diversity in the tech sector: There are many reasons why algorithms discriminate. But lawyers, regulators and, most importantly, critical techies have started standing up against A.I.’s destructive potential. Will human intelligence win?

In the name of National Security

Governments are increasingly collecting our data without giving us the possibility to inquire or appeal, and even leave the decision-making up to algorithms. How can we question authorities and make them accountable for decisions that violate human rights?

Are you Nudged?! How Pokemon Go is actually playing us

According to Shoshana Zuboff, the popular augmented reality game Pokémon Go is deliberately implemented for commercial profit, at the expense of unaware citizens. She calls it “Surveillance Capitalism”, a bunch of algorithms that apparently completely consume us. Is the 99% now controlled by the tech-savvy 1%?