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Grant Potter

http://smerity.com/articles/2018/turing_test_isnt_won_its_lost.html "Any system or network optimized for advertisements has been implicitly optimized for spreading misinformation."

Grant Potter

https://www.lawfareblog.com/spectre-advertising-meltdown-what-you-need-know “The rise of Spectre-class attacks in JavaScript is just merely one more reason to eliminate advertisements from the browser both on an individual and network-wide level.”

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-12-07/how-rodrigo-duterte-turned-facebook-into-a-weapon-with-a-little-help-from-facebook "able to tout to its advertisers that its network is, for many people, the only version of the internet they know."

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"the neural network hallucinates missing details to make image look natural" https://letsenhance.io/

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https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/about-the-opc/what-we-do/international-collaboration/international-privacy-sweep/2017_result/#fn2 2017 Global Enforcement Network Sweep "focused on certain privacy practices of online educational tools and services targeted at classrooms"

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https://digiconomist.net/bitcoin-energy-consumption “The entire Bitcoin network now consumes more energy than a number of countries”

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https://refraction.network/#what "Rather than trying to hide individual proxies from censors, refraction brings proxy functionality to the core of the network, through partnership with ISPs and other network operators."

Grant Potter

https://tenso.rs/demos/fast-neural-style/ run the style-transfer neural network in your browser as fast as CPU TensorFlow on a desktop HT: @realdlnorman

Grant Potter

offers a call to colleges & universities around the globe to consider how their resources—staff, faculty, students, space, digital infrastructures, brands—can be deployed at all three layers of the initiative .... It has to be willing to lend a portion of its infrastructure and its time and its endowments to this integrated model of network plus institution plus community, even though this model does not factor in prestige rankings or research dollars. It has to be willing to look to people both in and beyond classroom walls as part of its purview. http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/5/antigonish-2-0-a-way-for-higher-ed-to-help-save-the-web‬