The post The Digital Cold War: A Battle to Rule the Universe and Establish Data Dictatorships appeared first on Borja's Blog.
A conversation with Alessia Putin where we talk about illiberalism, the source of the arising extremist movements we’re seeing, and the source of the polarization of societies. We also talk about what she believes it’s enabling data dictatorships, and that’s the dictatorship we all have inside of us. The post Illiberalism, Polarized Societies and Inner Dictatorships // A Conversation with Alessia Putin appeared first on Borja's Blo... Read more
The post Computational Propaganda: Why Data Extraction Allows Massive Manipulation // An Interview with Marta Peirano appeared first on Borja's Blog.
The post The Future of Democracies Depends on How We Deal with Privacy Today // Interview with Enrique Dans appeared first on Borja's Blog.
A lot of people are warning us of the dangers democracies around the world face. But very few people talk in depth of the origin of these threats. Today we’re seeing a global race to rule artificial intelligence. And the tricky thing about this race is that, every country is on it, whether they want […] The post Why Democracies Die and the Reason Privacy Is the Source of Power for the 21st Century appeared first on Borja's Blog.
Today politics is about the struggle of controlling the flows of data, and that might give birth to modern dictatorships. The post Modern Dictatorships and the Fall of Liberal Democracy: A Global System Ruled by Whoever Controls Data appeared first on Borja's Blog.
Today advertisers can do a lots of things. But tomorrow when there’s a mass adoption of devices that can capture biometric data, advertisers’ creepiness will get to a whole new level. The post Advertising Is a Disease That Thrives in the Attention Business appeared first on Borja's Blog.
Manipulating the masses is easier than ever, and social media platforms are doing nothing about it. We need regulations. The post Information Warfare: Russian Propaganda, IRA and How to Hack Society Through Social Media appeared first on Borja's Blog.
Are we in control of our own thoughts? Here’s a couple of chapters from my book Defeating Mr. Mole. (You can download the whole book for free at borjas.blog/mr) The post Is There Such Thing as Free Will? appeared first on Borja's Blog.
Depression, lack of identity and some other psychological challenges will hit people who lose their jobs. The post The Trillion-Dollar Market Take Over: The Consequences Behind the Loss of Jobs appeared first on Borja's Blog.
What would happen if we continue with our current privacy standards and our thoughts are out there in the open? The post Your Deepest Thoughts in the Open: The Danger of Brain-Computer Interfaces appeared first on Borja's Blog.
On the dangers of outsourcing your reality and identity to Facebook or any other social media platform. The post Depression, Self-Identity and Reality: Living in a Fictional Story Created by Social Media appeared first on Borja's Blog.
We’re about to discover the most extreme inequality we’ve ever imagined, all thanks to a root cause: lack of privacy and ownerless data, which are leading us to three fundamental problems: the disease, the immediate consequence and the existential crisis. The post The Future of Humanity Has a Chance Today, Maybe Not Tomorrow appeared first on Borja's Blog.
When they ask us to share our data, some say that it’s anonymous, but that’s technically impossible. We can discuss whether that’s true or not, but the point is that we only know about the upside. But we’ve got no idea of the long tail of dangers sharing your “anonymous data” implies. The post There’s No Such Thing as Anonymous Data appeared first on Borja's Blog.
Privacy inequality is the difference among individuals in society where privacy is the source of economic, opportunity and democratic inequalities, but unlike any other inequality, this one goes to the extremes. We haven’t seen this in its pure form, but it’s going to hit us hard. And no one is talking about it. No one. The post Privacy Inequality appeared first on Borja's Blog.
How can we get people to care about their data? There’s a chasm we need to cross, and the only way to get people on board is to give them products that work, but not in the way you think. The post Crossing the Privacy Chasm appeared first on Borja's Blog.
Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, gave a keynote speech in the European parliament “defending” privacy. It was a great presentation, but it was just words. Their actions prove something different. They’re taking over the healthcare industry and securing their position in the biodata war. The post Words Mean Nothing—Or How Apple Just Might Kill Privacy appeared first on Borja's Blog.
The privacy problem is a tough one, but not in the way we think. It turns out we’re focusing on the wrong solutions. Awareness is the key. The post Once You See It You Can’t Unsee It — The Privacy Problem appeared first on Borja's Blog.
PrivateID comes from what I believe is going to be one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century: privacy. It’s become a necessity and we have to start facing the challenges we’ve got ahead of us. PrivateID’s a podcast about the conversations we need to bring to the table and about how to solve […] The post PrivateID: A Podcast from Borja Moya – Trailer appeared first on Borja's Blog.