Friction-Free Racism — Real Life by an author (Real Life) Surveillance capitalism turns a profit by making people more comfortable with discrimination Chris Gilliard in Real Life Magazine.
On Death Threats and the Life I Lead… by Pernille Ripp (Pernille Ripp) It seems to the price you pay to be public in a way, to being online.
Representation and the internet with Franchesca Ramsey In season three, episode five of the IRL podcast, Veronica Belmont and Franchesca Ramsey meet the people working to make the web — and the world — friendlier places for you, me and everyone else.
Effortless Slippage – e-flux Architecture – e-flux (e-flux.com) Fascinating look at the dimensions of citizenship in current and future networked systems by Ingrid Burrington.
Stop Saying ‘If You’re Not Paying, You’re The Product’ (Techdirt.) We just wrote about how silly it is to argue that companies you pay for their services or software somehow treat you better or are more “aligned” with user interests than those who give you products and services for free.
Palantir Knows Everything About You (Bloomberg.com) Peter Thiel’s data-mining company is using War on Terror tools to track American citizens.
Zuckerberg says most Facebook users should assume they have had their public info scraped by Todd Haselton (CNBC) Facebook said Wednesday that it believes most of its users could have had their public profile scraped by third parties.