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Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by Bernnie Federko, Feb 13, 2019.

  1. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

  2. Mondieu

    Mondieu TRIBE Member

    The comments are fucking BRUTAL.

    The amount of pure, quantifiable BULLSHIT floating around, being consumed and validated by ignorant shit-sacks is UNBELIEVABLE.
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  3. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

    It's gonna be a fun election year in Canada too just you wait
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  4. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    Autocrats' new high-tech tools for repression

    "The next generation of repressive technology will make past efforts to spread propaganda and quash dissent look primitive," Richard Fontaine, CEO of the Center for a New American Security, and Kara Frederick, of the center’s technology and security program, write in The Wall Street Journal (subscription):

    • Automated microtargeting: "AI-driven applications will soon allow authoritarians to analyze patterns in a population’s online activity, identify those most susceptible to a particular message and target them more precisely with propaganda."
    • "ots will soon be indistinguishable from humans online — capable of denouncing antiregime activists, attacking rivals and amplifying state messaging in alarmingly lifelike ways."

    Why it matters: "Dictators from Caracas to Pyongyang will seek to exploit the enormous potential for political misuse inherent in the emerging technologies, just as they have over the decades with radio, television and the internet itself."
  5. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

    The end result of the social media tech experiment.
  6. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

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