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You are
in control.
@TIMKLAPDOR
APreface
Networks are the key to
learning & life – now and
into the future. 
The most important
component of a network is
the node.
The best networks have
the best nodes.
The best nodes are
empowered individuals. 
Empowered individuals
have ownership and
autonomy.
... but
Current systems,
technologies and models
don’t allow that to occur. 
Flash Points:
1. Data Sovereignty & Personal Identity
2. Algorithms & Known Unknowns
3. Enclosure & the Rise of the Vector...
#1
Data Sovereignty
& Personal Identity
Who owns your data?
How do they define
your identity?
The
Social Graph
Social Network Diagram by DarwinPeacock, Maklaan
Who has their own domain
name, their own website?
We put our
stuff into
other peoples
containers.
https://flic.kr/p/aBiyQE
The Right to be Forgotten
https://flic.kr/p/8jJpbY
What would happen if
Facebook worked like
Blackboard?
Every 15 weeks Facebook
would delete all your
photos and status updates
and unfriend all your
friends.
What goes into the LMS
stays there.
... and then gets deleted. 
#2
Algorithms &
Known Unknowns
http://bit.ly/1DIDEda
The News Feed
Automation ==Algorithm
https://flic.kr/p/49U5d
Digital Shadowland
#3
Enclosure &
the Rise of the
Vectoralists
End of the commons.
Land is fenced & becomes
property.
Digital Enclosure:
Acquisition
of data via
Startups
https://flic.kr/p/oNVWTq
Digital Enclosure:
Binary Choice
https://flic.kr/p/pUhUUL
Digital Enclosure:
Free to join,
pay with data
https://flic.kr/p/faq2B4
Digital Enclosure:
Licencing
Terms
https://flic.kr/p/72V3Hg
Digital Enclosure:
Removing the
Commons
https://flic.kr/p/fsJP48
McKenzie Wark
The Vectoralist Class
Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no
vehicles.
Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner,
creates no conte...
The End?
No.
The Hacker Class
Developing the
Empowered Node
Nodeware
software + hardware
Distributed.
Co-operative.
Autonomous.
Connected.
Create new vectors.
Create new commons.
Show NotesThe Social Graph (http://bit.ly/1KhcAih)
‘Forgotten’ by Google (http://bit.ly/1DM8dPp)
Consent and Ethics in Fac...
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You Are Not In Control

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You Are Not In Control

  1. 1. You are in control. @TIMKLAPDOR
  2. 2. APreface
  3. 3. Networks are the key to learning & life – now and into the future. 
  4. 4. The most important component of a network is the node.
  5. 5. The best networks have the best nodes.
  6. 6. The best nodes are empowered individuals. 
  7. 7. Empowered individuals have ownership and autonomy.
  8. 8. ... but
  9. 9. Current systems, technologies and models don’t allow that to occur. 
  10. 10. Flash Points: 1. Data Sovereignty & Personal Identity 2. Algorithms & Known Unknowns 3. Enclosure & the Rise of the Vectoralists
  11. 11. #1 Data Sovereignty & Personal Identity
  12. 12. Who owns your data? How do they define your identity?
  13. 13. The Social Graph Social Network Diagram by DarwinPeacock, Maklaan
  14. 14. Who has their own domain name, their own website?
  15. 15. We put our stuff into other peoples containers. https://flic.kr/p/aBiyQE
  16. 16. The Right to be Forgotten https://flic.kr/p/8jJpbY
  17. 17. What would happen if Facebook worked like Blackboard?
  18. 18. Every 15 weeks Facebook would delete all your photos and status updates and unfriend all your friends.
  19. 19. What goes into the LMS stays there. ... and then gets deleted. 
  20. 20. #2 Algorithms & Known Unknowns
  21. 21. http://bit.ly/1DIDEda The News Feed
  22. 22. Automation ==Algorithm
  23. 23. https://flic.kr/p/49U5d Digital Shadowland
  24. 24. #3 Enclosure & the Rise of the Vectoralists
  25. 25. End of the commons. Land is fenced & becomes property.
  26. 26. Digital Enclosure: Acquisition of data via Startups https://flic.kr/p/oNVWTq
  27. 27. Digital Enclosure: Binary Choice https://flic.kr/p/pUhUUL
  28. 28. Digital Enclosure: Free to join, pay with data https://flic.kr/p/faq2B4
  29. 29. Digital Enclosure: Licencing Terms https://flic.kr/p/72V3Hg
  30. 30. Digital Enclosure: Removing the Commons https://flic.kr/p/fsJP48
  31. 31. McKenzie Wark
  32. 32. The Vectoralist Class
  33. 33. Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. –Tom Goodwin
  34. 34. The End? No.
  35. 35. The Hacker Class
  36. 36. Developing the Empowered Node
  37. 37. Nodeware software + hardware
  38. 38. Distributed. Co-operative. Autonomous. Connected.
  39. 39. Create new vectors. Create new commons.
  40. 40. Show NotesThe Social Graph (http://bit.ly/1KhcAih) ‘Forgotten’ by Google (http://bit.ly/1DM8dPp) Consent and Ethics in Facebook’s Study (http://bit.ly/1MjwRby) Ghostery (https://www.ghostery.com/en/) Enclosure (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enclosure) A Hacker Manifesto (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Hacker_Manifesto) The Battle Is For The Customer Interface (http://tcrn.ch/1PkirI9) MYOS and the Networked Future (http://bit.ly/1TsEfBW)

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