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China's Dystopian Tech Could Be Contagious

China's Dystopian Tech Could Be Contagious | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
The PRC’s “social credit” scheme might have consequences for life in cities everywhere.
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When Instagram Influencing Isn't So Glamorous | Backchannel

When Instagram Influencing Isn't So Glamorous | Backchannel | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Instagram fame can be enviable—but it comes at a cost. Excerpted from Brooke Erin Duffy's (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love.
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Can Rotten Tomatoes Crush a Movie at the Box Office?

Can Rotten Tomatoes Crush a Movie at the Box Office? | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Moviegoers, critics, and filmmakers weigh in on the website that is torturing major studios and redefining how we decide what to see
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How Instagram is reshaping restaurant design

How Instagram is reshaping restaurant design | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Restaurants are being designed to be kitschy, colorful, and irresistible to photographers.
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It’s time to spend less time on Facebook and actually learn something

It’s time to spend less time on Facebook and actually learn something | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Chastened by the negative effects of social media, Mark Zuckerberg says he will tweak his service and upgrade society in the process. Should any company be that powerful?
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Vibrator Maker To Pay Millions Over Claims It Secretly Tracked Use

Vibrator Maker To Pay Millions Over Claims It Secretly Tracked Use | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
The makers of the We-Vibe, which can be paired with an app, don't admit any wrongdoing. But they will pay $3.75 million after allegations that the app was collecting "highly sensitive information."
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Data Selfie Analyzes Your Facebook Usage to Show What Companies Can Learn About You

Data Selfie Analyzes Your Facebook Usage to Show What Companies Can Learn About You | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Chrome: Facebook collects a lot of your data, but you might never get to see what they really learn about you. Data Selfie aims to give you a glimpse by letting you analyze your own Facebook usage.
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How to Keep Your AI From Turning Into a Racist Monster

How to Keep Your AI From Turning Into a Racist Monster | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Opinion: Algorithmic bias can turn bots into beasts. Tech can help.
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Tech and the Fake Market tactic – Humane Tech – Medium

Tech and the Fake Market tactic – Humane Tech – Medium | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
What do Uber and other new-era tech companies have in common? They pretend to be markets in order to avoid regulations and media scrutiny. Here’s how they pulled it off.
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The Road to Pokémon Go—and Beyond – Backchannel

The Road to Pokémon Go—and Beyond – Backchannel | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Backchannel’s Big Idea of 2016 is Pokémon Go: a breakout game that thrust us into the future.
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Did Big Data Create President Trump?

One of the more perplexing things about the Trump presidency is why it exists in the first place: he took office having lost the popular vote by a wide margin, and with one of the smaller electoral college margins in memory. The win also defied virtually all of th
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Alexa, can you get my kid to brush his teeth? (Oh, and Alexa? How exactly can I make money with you?) » Nieman Journalism Lab

Alexa, can you get my kid to brush his teeth? (Oh, and Alexa? How exactly can I make money with you?) » Nieman Journalism Lab | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Plus: Spotify sees growth in spoken audio, one network goes cult-happy, and Marc Maron upgrades his garage.
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Big Data Dining: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

And your spouse’s name, your ex-spouse’s name, your dog’s name, what kind of Chardonnay you like, how you treat the valets, and a whole lot more. Welcome to the data-driven era of dining in Chicago.
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Instagram Is Eating Dining

Instagram Is Eating Dining | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Increasingly, the stylish places that serve you food are being designed to cater to your feed.
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I deleted my baby apps when I realised how much they fetishise motherhood | Cerys Howell

I deleted my baby apps when I realised how much they fetishise motherhood | Cerys Howell | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Cerys Howell says that the idea that women can find fulfilment at home alone with a baby is a cruel fantasy
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Elite social media: where the internet’s 1 percent hangs out

Elite social media: where the internet’s 1 percent hangs out | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
On the internet, no one can see your Rolex
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Nobody Knows What Five Star Ratings Mean. That’s Bad For Gig Workers.

Nobody Knows What Five Star Ratings Mean. That’s Bad For Gig Workers. | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Netflix just switched its rating system from a five-star scale to a far simpler thumbs up/thumbs down. With so much confusion over what star ratings actually mean for the gig workers that earn them, is it time for Uber, Lyft and Instacart to do the same?
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Our World Is Going Full ‘Black Mirror’ – Backchannel

Our World Is Going Full ‘Black Mirror’ – Backchannel | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
When the dark sci-fi TV show Black Mirror premiered in the UK in 2011, the series seemed to offer a cautionary tale of how, if we’re not careful, our relationship to technology could go terribly…
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'Prejudices play out in the ratings we give' – the myth of digital equality

'Prejudices play out in the ratings we give' – the myth of digital equality | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
Sharing apps – from Airbnb to Uber – were supposed to make services open to everyone. But real-life discrimination can be exacerbated in an economy where we are vulnerable to others’ biases
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Silicon Valley’s gender gap is the result of computer-game marketing 20 years ago

Silicon Valley’s gender gap is the result of computer-game marketing 20 years ago | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that there is a pronounced gender gap in technology fields. In 2014, 70% of the employees at the top tech companies in Silicon Valley, such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter, were male. In technical roles, this phenomenon is even more pronounced; for example, only 10% of the technical workforce at Twitte
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Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down

Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down | Technology, Society & Marketing | Scoop.it
In a searing investigation into the once lauded biotech start-up Theranos, Nick Bilton discovers that its precocious founder defied medical experts—even her own chief scientist—about the veracity of its now discredited blood-testing technology.
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