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ECM infrastructure architecture… and unrelated matters.

November 19, 2017

Half-educated

by @ 8:33 am. Filed under Uncategorized

The Portable Consultant has always sought to put technology in context. One should have some understanding of how the user is going to relate the application to their daily tasks, for example. Hope would instant messaging between colleagues affect their workflow, for another.

So, how would a massive userbase of billions, each with dozens of data points be used? Why, for marketing cars and gum, of course. Except that it will also be used for marketing political views. And not only by politicians within a country! The Internet is global! Why not let others have a turn at manipulating the views of the population?

Here’s The Guardian’s explanation…

How a half-educated tech elite delivered us into chaos

Cheers,

-tpc

September 21, 2017

Spain Raids Catalonian Internet Registry Offices

by @ 7:08 pm. Filed under Grumbles, Security & Privacy

The Portable Consultant knows the Internet is no longer an open network, even in the developed world:

DotCat Registry Offices Raided by Spanish Police

Cheers!
-tpc

July 17, 2017

The Guardian: Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals

by @ 6:49 pm. Filed under Uncategorized

ThePortableConsultant agrees with The Guardian: Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw8NuA6Dk

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