Rumble in Strasbourg: Hacks vs. Hackers in EU copyright law row

There’s something very Brexit about the current hacks vs. hackers divide separating European journalists from digital activists over the EU’s policy on copyright freedoms online – a dispute that comes to a head with a European Parliament vote on September 12. … More Rumble in Strasbourg: Hacks vs. Hackers in EU copyright law row

Cap & Trade? Reduce the effect of fake news emissions on media ecosystems

Can we treat problems like fake news, native ads and ad-bot fraud as dangerous by-products of industrial scale content production online – just as CO2 emissions are seen as a dangerous by-product of industrial scale energy production? … More Cap & Trade? Reduce the effect of fake news emissions on media ecosystems

How to plug emotional impact into bland data sets that badly need it

Should data scientists & artists ‘design in’ engineered capacity to induce human emotional responses to otherwise impenetrable data sets? Is there a plug-in for a dataset that could fix that for them? Or should they just leave the generation of emotional responses to artists? … More How to plug emotional impact into bland data sets that badly need it