The fifth edition of IndieWebCamp Brighton saw a good two dozen enthusiasts gather for a weekend of debating, brainstorming and prototyping the social web of the future. Amongst a myriad of random inspirations, many of which for sure will find their way into projects of mine in the near future, I would like to summarize three main takeaways from this memorable weekend in Brighton [...]
How to profit from your data and beat Facebook at its own game newscientist.com
Just getting started on reading up on the proceedings from the August #MyData conference in Helsinki.
“The best outcome for personal data is that we all naturally think of data as we think of money,” says Lawrence [Neil Lawrence, University of Sheffield, UK]: some money we […]
Discrimination by Design propublica.org
A great read on how the long history of discrimination by design continues in the realm of the digital.
It’s likely that as long as humans and their institutions hold prejudices and bias, their designs will reflect them.This upsets me every time I see yet another […]