Flirty or Friendzone? New AI Scans Your Texts for True Love https://www.wired.com/story/ai-apps-texting-flirting-romance/
A Graphic Novel Looks At the Limits of Freedom in Revolutionary Cuba https://hyperallergic.com/507534/a-graphic-novel-looks-at-the-limits-of-freedom-in-revolutionary-cuba/
Take part in building a people’s manifesto for the movement #UK https://www.redpepper.org.uk/take-part-in-building-a-peoples-manifesto-for-the-movement/
IT Minister Watch: a running report of tech policy statements made by India's IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad https://www.medianama.com/2019/09/223-ravi-shankar-prasad-it-minister/
Another interesting workshop last night! Group work focusing on revealing actors + infrastructures behind certain websites using @Info_Activism@twitter.com's 'Exposing the Invisible kit' + other tools.
Day 01 part 02 of #Evidence course at @SchoolOfMaaa@twitter.com @Info_Activism@twitter.com https://www.instagram.com/p/B2guUQDHAyS/?igshid=w3g0sqyqowp5 #sketchnotes #sketchnotes_are_awesome
Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple asked to turn over internal documents https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/sep/13/google-facebook-amazon-apple-big-tech-house-judiciary-committee
US antitrust officials investigate Amazon's marketplace practices https://www.medianama.com/2019/09/223-us-antitrust-officials-investigate-amazons-marketplace-practices/
EU to pursue web tax plan alone if no global accord https://www.reuters.com/article/us-web-tax-eu-gentiloni/eu-to-pursue-web-tax-plan-alone-if-no-global-accord-gentiloni-idUSKBN1W10CE
The theme of the International Day of Democracy this year is 'participation'. We look back at three videos published in the EngageMedia site to understand what #democracy is and what #participation means. https://b.engagemedia.org/2019/meaningful-participation-democracy-southeast-asia/
[CW: child abuse]
I've been lurking in /r/insaneparents, where teenagers share stories about abusive parents. In 2/3rds of these stories, phones a core weaponised tool for the abuse.
Today, it entered the top 500 subreddits.
It has 500k subscribers.
On September 16, 2019, Richard M. Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, resigned as president and from its board of directors; via @firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.fsf.org/news/richard-m-stallman-resigns
Internet shutdowns and the right to access in Sudan: A post-revolution perspective cc @email@example.com https://advox.globalvoices.org/2019/09/16/internet-shutdowns-and-the-right-to-access-in-sudan-a-post-revolution-perspective/
Snowden Tells Life Story and Why He Leaked in New Memoir https://www.truthdig.com/articles/snowden-tells-life-story-and-why-he-leaked-in-new-memoir/
Protect Your Digital Self in a Few Minutes a Day With our “Secure Your Digital Life in 7 (Easy) Days” challenge, we will help you put your online accounts and devices under lock and key @firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/12/well/protect-your-digital-self-in-a-few-minutes-a-day.html + look at ours Data Detox kit https://www.datadetoxkit.org/en/home
Transmitting Information https://www.aestheticamagazine.com/transmitting-information/
Roger Mills – Tele-Improvisation: Intercultural Interaction in the Online Global Music Jam Session http://neural.it/2019/09/roger-mills-tele-improvisation-intercultural-interaction-in-the-online-global-music-jam-session/
Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/09/us-sanctions-north-korean-hackers-for-wannacry-and-dozens-of-other-attacks/
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