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Long Night Update

May 19, 2018 - 05:16 -- Admin

Here are some notes tracking the arrival of what I’m calling the Long Night -- a world run by oppressive social networks that ruthlessly narrow public speech and behavior.   

Covered topics:  Twitter's bubble maximizer.  Enforcing limits to free speech in NYC.  Doxing protesters in Russia.  

How the EU could change the world through Data Asylum

April 20, 2018 - 05:42 -- Admin

Here's an interesting though experiment.

The EU's new data privacy law is just about to come into effect (May 25th).

That law makes it very hard for Facebook and other services to collect data on individuals because it has a very high privacy standard.

That's a problem for Facebook and many other Internet companies. 

Facebook, and other tech companies, set up a fake International Head Quarters in Ireland to avoid paying US taxes.

How the EU could change the world through Privacy Asylum

April 20, 2018 - 01:47 -- Admin

The EU's new data privacy law is just about to come into effect (May 25th).

That law makes it very hard for Facebook and other services to collect data on individuals.  Essentially, it sets a very high standard for privacy.

That's a problem for Facebook and many other Internet companies. 

Facebook, and other tech companies, set up a fake International Head Quarters in Ireland to avoid paying US taxes.

A Clash of Three Decision Making Systems: Fascism, Communism, and Democracy

April 17, 2018 - 05:03 -- Admin

Last month's Global Guerrillas report used a combination of:

  • David Ronfeldt's TIMN (tribes, institutions, markets, and networks) framework 
  • Complex systems theory, and 
  • Boyd's OODA 

to figure out how we can adapt to the challenges we face without the radical simplification of societal collapse.  

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