Today: Bots, Internet Speech, Big Tech, Surveillance, The Beginning
"The important thing about network neutrality is to recognize its relationship to the original architecture of the internet. The way the internet is originally architected, nobody has the power to control who gets to see what."
The Life Cycle Podcast | 15% of all human consciousness that has ever existed is present and happening today: as we speed up and grow ever more connected via the internet, what are the implications for this massive digital shift?Listen: 37:17 | Recommended by @BoingBoing
The Guardian | In a matter of weeks, coronavirus has shuttered the global economy and placed capitalism in intensive care. Many thinkers have expressed hope that it will usher in a more humane economic system; others warn that the pandemic heralds a darker future of techno-totalitarian state surveillance.
VICE | Social distancing and stay-home orders have led to booming demand for grocery delivery services. In some big cities, people report not being able to find an open delivery time slot for days or weeks at a time.