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Grant Potter

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/magazine/platform-companies-are-becoming-more-powerful-but-what-exactly-do-they-want.html "Platforms are, in a sense, capitalism distilled to its essence. They are proudly experimental and maximally consequential, prone to creating externalities and especially disinclined to address or even acknowledge what happens beyond their rising walls. And accordingly, platforms are the underlying trend that ties together popular narratives about technology and the economy in general."

Grant Potter

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/mar/11/tim-berners-lee-web-inventor-save-internet We’ve lost control of our personal data .. It’s too easy for misinformation to spread on the web .. Political advertising online needs transparency and understanding

Grant Potter

isn’t really a technology at all, it’s a law. http://dcs.megaphone.fm/GLT7308192459.mp3?key=7503025cebfe9213882658d323ba096f via: @replyall

Grant Potter

Windows into the Soul: Surveillance & Society In An Age of High Technology http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/W/bo22228665.html

Grant Potter

"At its heart, is not about any particular technology but the politics of lived acts of cooperation." http://novaramedia.com/2017/02/19/how-platform-cooperativism-can-unleash-the-network/

Grant Potter

"At its heart, platform cooperativism is not about any particular technology but the politics of lived acts of cooperation." http://novaramedia.com/2017/02/19/how-platform-cooperativism-can-unleash-the-network/

Grant Potter

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/02/the-singularity-in-the-toilet-stall/517551/ "technology is becoming a force that surrounds humans, that intersects with humans, that makes use of humans—but not necessarily in the service of human ends"

Grant Potter

https://silvoxrecordings.bandcamp.com/track/search-destroy out baby cause i'm using technology ...

Grant Potter

@etug @bccampus http://www.digitalpedagogylab.com/vancouver/ @DigPedLab Vancouver is a three-day institute that explores the role and application of digital technology in teaching. Three tracks offer intensive peer-driven learning with and discussion of open education, new media, and critical digital pedagogy.

Grant Potter

Fear and Loathing on the Domain Name Conference Trail https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/02/domain-names-dot-horse/516438/ cc: @jimgroom