Surveillance Capitalism

Surveillance capital is one of the biggest changes that we have gone through over the last two decades.  With the evolution of technology has come the evolution of how companies will use our information to make money off of our presence online.  We live in a society today where most people leave a considerable footprint […]

Ch 09: Surveillance Capitalism

Finding a Path through Surveillance Capitalism

This week, I’ll be attempting to lead us through Shoshana Zuboff’s article “Big Other: Surveillance Capitalism and the Prospects of an Information Civilization” and her video interview with Channel 4 News “on ‘surveillance capitalism’ and how tech companies are always watching us.” For both my blog and my pathfinding activities, I’ll be focusing mostly on […]

Ch 09: Surveillance Capitalism Field Notes

Stages of Change

Shoshana Zuboff’s discussion of surveillance capitalism leaves the tech user feeling stripped of dignity. As it turns out, the “lack of knowledge” that has led to a casual approach to issues of privacy online has immense consequences that many of us don’t understand the half of. Zuboff says that this lack of knowledge is the […]