The Opaque Library of Babel

As much as we live in a ‘post-9/11 world,’ many of its key features aren’t new, but rather the logical extrapolation, with perhaps different implicit or explicit motivations, of already existing tendencies. That’s particularly true with regards to the increased emphasis during the last years — from governments, business, and consumers alike — on surveillance, information aggregation, data fusion, pervasive intelligence, and other forms of the old goal of complete situational awareness. Continuer la lecture de « The Opaque Library of Babel »