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These are posts I feel may appeal to a broader audience. Here you will find most of my reflections on Post-autistic IT, Data Driven Business (including AI, bots&robots), my personal visions of how our connected future will be, as well as all my rants not specifcally targeted at an Italian audience.
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AI can be a tool of colonial rent extraction, or a tool of progress. It all depends on how we interpret data, as a resource to scour or as value to invest.
The mother of all data grabs is raising attention: a big international name is reporting on it, and an MP has filed an official interrogation.
You thought the Royal Free/Deep Mind affair was serious? Italy is giving away the health data of all its citizens to IBM Watson Health because reasons, *and* paying for it.
[Note: the English is well below par, this time, I know. The reason is that what follows was not originally delivered as a post, but as episode 1×19 of my podcast in Italian, dataKnightmare. Hence the curious constructs and abundance of coordinate clauses. I...
Why all this insistence on the word “coding”, which I have hardly met in 30 years and in its being fun?
Focusing on coding as if it were an end and not a means is the worst way to acquaint kids with computer science. Computer science is not the code, but the understanding of a problem that allows the writing of that code.