Something is Rotten on YouTube

I recently read something bewildering, “Something is wrong on the internet,” by James Bridle. The part cast a light on some dark corners on YouTube. (No, it’s not that. It’s…

Will Robots Do Our Work?

I contributed an article to the new edition of THink Magazine, a journal produced by the HEAD Foundation, that looks at long-running trends in the mix and availability of work, and…

Tory Cuts Questioned as the NHS Gets Hit by Ransomware

The UK’s NHS got caught up in the major ransomware attack that hit computers around the world yesterday. In the wake of the attack, the Mirror is reporting that the Tories cut…

Rebooting Work – Douglas Rushkoff

 [D]igital technology is expressing and amplifying the embedded values of industrialism. -Douglas Rushkoff http://www.psmag.com/business-economics/the-future-of-work-rebooting-workprogramming-the-economy-for-people   I’m writing a book on Brexit that I’m serializing. Part1: “It’s Not Dead Yet,” and…

Alan Winfield’s Web Log: Robots should not be gendered

Should robots be gendered? I have serious doubts about the morality of designing and building robots to resemble men or women, boys or girls. Let me explain why. The first…

New Report Reveals Just How Badly Black Women-Led Startups Are Being Underfunded |Co.exist

Black women lead just .04% of the total number of women-led tech startups in the U.S., according to a newly released report by Digital Undivided’s #ProjectDiane—a research study evaluating 88…