I want the internet to be slightly better and write about surveillance capitalism and using digital technology responsibly.
persistent urging of a political or social cause or theory before the public.
a schemer, intriguer, or plotter.
My blog has changed emphasis a number of times and is currently home to posts about promoting responsible technology and a slightly better internet.
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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism is an international best seller which explains how big tech companies have stripped us of our decision rights.
The Amnesty report Surveillance Giants explains how the business model of big tech is an unprecedented ongoing threat to global human rights.
Techtonic on WFMU
Techtonic hosted by Mark Hurst on WFMU, is a weekly radio show which covers “our shift to a digital future” and is constructively critical of Silicon Valley.
Tech Won’t Save Us
Tech Won’t Save Us is podcast hosted by Paris Marx which critically examines the tech industry, its thought leaders, and the worldview it spreads.
Small Tech Foundation
Irish based Not-for-profit which advocates for and builds small technology to protect personhood and democracy.
Exodus Privacy Project
Resource which lets you check your Android apps for hidden tracking and other nasty stuff they didn’t tell you about.
Have a look at the tracking policy page