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Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

"the largest, most standardised and most centralised form of attentional control in human history." https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/05/smartphone-addiction-silicon-valley-dystopia

Grant Potter

"“The people know how to code. The problem is what to code.” https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/09/saving-the-world-from-code/540393/?single_page=true HT: @psychemedia

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/sep/19/facebooks-war-on-free-will "Computer scientists have an aphorism that describes how algorithms relentlessly hunt for patterns: they talk about torturing the data until it confesses. Yet this metaphor contains unexamined implications. Data, like victims of torture, tells its interrogator what it wants to hear."

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

via @amcollier http://redpincushion.us/blog/technology-2/platforms/ ' should teach students what underlies the web, who owns, controls, and gains privilege from that. How the web enacts and exacerbates social practices and privileges. And how to resist. Digital literacy as resistance is my new favorite thing. '

Grant Potter

Grant Potter