The business model is doing irreparable harm to society. But there is an alternative, and we don’t need to destroy the tech giants to get there.
by Tristan Harrisarchive page
technologyreview – January 10, 2021MS TECH | GETTY
This week a violent mob mounted the biggest attack on the Capitol, the seat of American democracy, in more than 200 years, driven by the false belief that the presidential election had been stolen. The chief author of that claim was President Donald Trump, but the mob’s readiness to believe it was in large part a product of the attention economy that modern technology has created.
News feeds on Facebook or Twitter operate on a business model of commodifying the attention of billions of people per day, sorting tweets, posts, and groups to determine which get the most engagement (clicks, views, and shares)—what gets the strongest emotional reactions. These commodifying attention platforms have warped the collective psyche. They have led to narrower and crazier views of the world.
Tiếp tục đọc “Big Tech’s attention economy can be reformed. Here’s how.”
By Nguyễn Vũ 3/8/2019, 06:36
– Lâu nay khi nói đến deepfakes, tức kỹ thuật dùng trí tuệ nhân tạo và học máy để làm ra các video giả, người ta chỉ nghĩ đến loại video giả các chính trị gia nói chuyện trên trời dưới đất hay loại video các nhân vật nổi tiếng như David Beckham kể chuyện tiếu lâm bằng tiếng Việt. Thế nhưng, vừa có những cảnh báo bọn lừa đảo dùng công nghệ này để giả danh chủ doanh nghiệp đánh lừa nhân viên để chiếm đoạt tiền bạc. Tiếp tục đọc “Deepfakes đe dọa doanh nghiệp”
VNN – BY Khoa Thư – July 19, 2019 – 09:00
Tuoi Tre News
Updated : 06/11/2017 15:14 GMT + 7
Vu Khoan, former Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, speaks at the international conference on ‘geo-political transition in the Asia-Pacific and the half-century road of ASEAN’ in Hanoi, June 9, 2017.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, was named one of the biggest challenges facing ASEAN at a conference in Hanoi on Friday to review the association’s prospects.
ASEAN, or the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, is a ten-country politico-economic bloc whose members include Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Tiếp tục đọc “Industry 4.0 poses great challenges to ASEAN, including Vietnam”