23 May 2018

Democracy will die? It has not even started yet!

Claiming that Democracy will die misses the point. Real Democracy has not even started yet. The sorry state of affairs, with clueless individuals - Trump, May, Macron, Merkel - given way too much discretionary power - can only be described as 'Pseudo' Democracy.
How Democracy ends
Review (Bloomberg, Pay Wall)

29 March 2018

Facebook 'curbing' information it shares?

Not good enough! Any sharing is dubious. And making your agreement a condition of being allowed to use the service can easily be gamed by Facebook & Co. See what happened to the requirement that you have to give internet sites permission to plant cookies on your computer when you access a site. It has become a pointless box-ticking exercise. Shame on regulators and their politician backers!
Facebook to curb information sharing

Online Voting and Blockchain

Tracking your vote like an Amazon parcel? Does not sound so good to me.
Blockchain-based voting is like tracking your Amazon package