Digital Political Capitalism is the identity and aspiration of the too big too fail, platform companies….
…soon there will be nothing between you and Facebook, Google and Amazon. The Web as you knew it has died…
The most dangerous of all is Facebook, it’s where grandma and the grandkids are. They are weaponizing empathy.
Facebook is the emotional platform.
The Chinese government is developing a Citizen Score to rate the trustworthiness of its 1.3 billion citizens. It is always on surveillance.
What we do online and offline merge into an onlife. A new identity exists within an infosphere, that blend of physical and virtual experiences.
It’s a shakedown. The old media is coming to their store and breaking windows.
Because the legacy media’s business models aren’t sustainable. Hence the…
The Amazon, Facebook, Google company town is not just another asymmetric lever in the exchange of labor, but also personal autonomy. Jeff Bezos presenting an idyllic capitalist performance for onlookers, its insides guttered humans, endlessly surveilled and nothing escapes scrutiny. Dissent verboten.
What do all those people in the CIA, NSA and every other Get Smart agency do all day? Can’t almost the entire thing be cardboard boxed up and sent home.
Isn’t Facebook already doing ***almost*** all of whatever the Get Smart’s presumably do? Best of all, Facebook is profitable. They are doing all the splendid spying and meddling in political affairs, but add to that menace that they are also showing cute puppy videos and serving up ads.
The future is almost here…