I mourn #Barlow like the next man, but while I think he was an earnest guy and in many ways a thought pioneer, I also think his fundamentally anarchist idea of Internet-as-elsewhere should be allowed to rest with him, if nothing else for its role in fostering the right-wing, millenarian interpretation that has given us #SurveillanceCapitalism and the Singularity idiocy
Un avantage dU #Brexit: ne pas plus se sentir obligé à parler que l'Anglias pour peure d'être trop provincial.
As it happens, provincialism is now the mark of anglo-american #surveillanceCapitalism, while in Europe a much more problematic view of the data society is currently thriving. Alternative, long-term-profitable business models will be the next step.
A data knight, far too aware of the dark side.
The algorithmic is political. ('is' as in A⊆P)
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more