I think the fact that the Social Dilemma begins with “well, they did help people” and name them that state governments should be providing or preventing from (organ donor discovery, reuniting families). And it keeps doing this “Well, there’s no way we couldn’t prevented or predicted this.” (https://v2.jacky.wtf/post/d6c80038-f6c8-4c9e-9c0e-e68e27b5009a)
Yikes, yeah. The “tech industry’ hasn’t lost its way nor is it something that’ll be reformed, Harris. And to say that it’s rare for a small set of people to have influence and control over a huge mass of people is super ahistorical, son. The introduction of the Bible, early press, etc. (https://v2.jacky.wtf/post/500a2a80-7722-48ec-ba54-f12329e1009b)
And Jared’s in it - that makes sense. (https://v2.jacky.wtf/post/a6eb41a4-655d-48a6-b79a-81ef150d67c4)
Aye, Zuboff with the actual numbers and precedents around this. It hasn’t existed like this before (outside of the intersection of religious and state places, that is). Surveillance capitalism - a system for trading in human futures. (https://v2.jacky.wtf/post/ae6eb67a-dedc-49bf-917c-2117e94479bb)
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