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Future Left Ep. 43: State, Society, and Surveillance

Future Left Ep. 43: State, Society, and Surveillance

Cameras that look like bugs, snakes, and dust. Ubiquitous access to personal and private information as big data gets bought, sold, exchanged, and stolen. Privacy, it seems, is on track to erode and whither away. Have societies consented to this? Governments don't seem to mind. What are the implications for increased use of surveillance technology and the increasingly narrow space for privacy and secrets.

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The article we talked through: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/11/even-bugs-will-be-bugged/501113/

URME: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/urme-surveillance-developing-devices-to-protect-the-public#/

Future Left Podcast Ep. 44: Recapping Clinton v Trump (Round 3)

Future Left Podcast Ep. 44: Recapping Clinton v Trump (Round 3)

Future Left Podcast Ep. 42: Planned Obsolescence

Future Left Podcast Ep. 42: Planned Obsolescence