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Toward a Constructive Technology CriticismColumbia Journalism Review

What the UK can learn from Singapore's smart city, Wired UK

Bits of MeSchirn Mag

Data Doppelgängers and the Uncanny Valley of PersonalizationThe Atlantic

 

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Technology Criticism

Russia’s Facebook ads show how Internet microtargeting can be weaponized, The Washington Post

On Algorithmic Time, Construct, The Working Capitol

What the UK can learn from Singapore's smart cityWired UK

Big Data in Asia: Provocations and Potentials, with Hallam Stevens, Lyle Fearnley, Shirley Sun, Big Data & Society

We Need to Tell Better Stories About Our AI Future, Motherboard

There is No Neutral InterfaceNiemanLab

Encounters with Other Intelligences: Reflections from Digital Asia Hub’s AI in Asia ConferenceDigital Asia Hub

Tech Criticism is Critical to Understanding Digital Asia, Digital Asia Hub

Toward a Constructive Technology CriticismColumbia Journalism Review

How Virginia Heffernan is reinventing tech criticismColumbia Journalism Review

Bits of MeSchirn Mag

Living with Data SeriesGizmodo

Styles and Customs in the 2020se-flux 56th Venice biennale

Data is the New “___”DIS Magazine, The Data Issue

My First Internet, Collection on Medium (editor)
Enchanting Chatrooms

But Ferguson was Trending in my Feed in Youth and Online News: Reflections and Perspectives, Berkman Center

2015: The year wearables finally become wearable, and data more meaningfulBeta Boston

Internet Monitor 2014: Reflections on the Digital World, Berkman Center

Living with Data SeriesAl Jazeera America

Stepping Down: Rethinking the Fitness Tracker The Atlantic

Data Science: What the Facebook Controversy is Really About The Atlantic

Data Doppelgängers and the Uncanny Valley of Personalization The Atlantic

What’s Meaningful Transparency for Consumers? AdExchanger

If Customers Knew How You Use Their Data, Would They Call It Creepy? Harvard Business Review

You Are Your Data — And you should demand the right to use it Slate

This iPhone Chip Turns Us All Into Activity Trackers — Whether We Want To or Not Wired

Living with Data: Personal Data Uses of the Quantified Self Oxford Internet Institute Masters Thesis, OII MSc Thesis Award

The Greatest Bond Villain of All: Technology The Atlantic

I Didn’t Tell Facebook I’m Engaged, So Why Is It Asking About My Fiancé? The Atlantic

Use Google? Time to Get Real About Protecting Your Digital Self The Atlantic

 

Other

Astrology is Fake and Oxen Might Be RatsThe Hairpin

Vina Date Ideas: Singapore, The VINAZINE

WEALTH CEO Dominic Gamble on Keeping Customers Coming Back, The Working Capitol

Helena Wasserman on Big Data, Hiring, and More, The Working Capitol

#ICYMI: Conscious Choices to Combat Climate Change, The Working Capitol

Newsletter, lah! archive on Tinyletter

We don’t often get to ask our machines, “What makes you think that about me?”
— Data Doppelgängers and the Uncanny Valley of Personalization