Research

Smart metering architecture

Risk-related information seems to be deliberately suppressed by the smart grid industry, and the public is being provided misinformation which would indicate that there are no additional privacy or security risks related to smart meters as compared to the old analog meters.

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Facebook information architecture

The results of a closely guarded and constantly shifting formula, Facebook’s news feed algorithm, shapes the social lives and reading habits of more than 1 billion daily active users—one-fifth of the world’s adult population. No one outside Facebook knows for sure how the algorithm works.

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Emmentaler-cheese-with-extra-holes news

Stories blog

The emmentaler-cheese-with-extra-holes news as I read it, on occasion with some comment.

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The very matter

And what resources shall we use for those imagined futures?

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Surveillance

Every citizen on this planet is subject to some sort of surveillance, and the control freaks are having a party!

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What can we do?

Some of what petty tyrants do can be done in more “ethical” ways, without taking someone else's power and without giving our own power away.

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Social engineering

Since the dawn of time, humans have relied on social abilities to survive, thrive, and ensure the continuation of … Ummm, mostly their own personal rank, status, reputation, and more.

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Freedoms

Our bodies have freedom to move, to stop moving, to rest, and to change itself (I definitely need a haircut). A healthy mind has the freedom to choose to change what has been chosen, to choose again, the same or differently.

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Dawnbreaker

Alias “WTF are they imagining now for the future”. Also, “WTF are we imagining for the future” and “WTF am I imagining for the future”.

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Laws, conventions and agreements

A transition from covertly and illegally built power to overtly legalised power for intelligence agencies? Is that it?

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