Stephen E. Arnold
From My Palantir Archive: Security
With Socom embracing Palantir for maybe three years, my question is, “Does Palantir have safeguards in place which will make a third Buzzfeed type article a low probability or 0.000001 event? Yikes, two articles based on what may be leaked internal information. What happens if sensitive military information goes walkabout?
VK.com: An Alternative to Facebook
The Reinterpretation of Google History
and on a more positive note, we are honored to have this idea noticed and further promulgated:
Open Source Software Needs a Micro-Payment Program
Data-Driven, Networked Urbanism by Rob Kitchin offers a a useful overview of the various critiques of smart cities.
For as long as data have been generated about cities various kinds of data-informed urbanism have been occurring. In this paper, I argue that a new era is presently unfolding wherein data-informed urbanism is increasingly being complemented and replaced by data-driven, networked urbanism. . . . HOWEVER, whilst data-driven, networked urbanism provides a set of solutions for urban problems, it does so within limitations and in the service of particular interests.
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