"The powerlessness many people feel in the face of new technologies may have something to do with the undemocratic nature of their development": https://theintercept.com/2018/01/07/black-mirror-season-4-netflix-metalhead/ (via Twitter)
@email@example.com Ironic if you wanted to watch the TV show you have to do so not on a normal linear TV but on a platform driven by exact same algorithms.
I have some idea of how these work but unnerving how devious they are. I use adblockers but my social media traffic and also what I *don't* use is still indexed - Google and birb genuinely think I am a middle aged friar/missionary who sails between UK/NL/DE and uses 5 UK mobile phones and VPN to confuse them (so I get results like this) 😸
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