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Hong Kong’s Anti-ELAB Demonstrations: Tools, Platforms, and Tactics

It has been almost three months since between 240,000 to a million Hong Kongers marched in protest against an extradition bill many feared would lead to an unacceptable weakening of Hong Kong’s legal independence from Beijing as per the “one country-two systems” principle enshrined in Hong Kong’s Basic Law. While this bill was proclaimed “dead”[…]

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Interview with Dr. Rogier Creemers: AI + Social Credit + Algorithmic Governance + Cybersecurity + VPNs

It’s 2017. The world is increasingly looking eastwards for the latest technology and policy developments emerging out of Asia. When it comes to China, news of advances in AI and mobile payment systems battles for attention with thought pieces about social credit rating and circumvention tools. In July, a roadmap for AI development targeted China[…]

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Blockchain for Music? Enter Musicoin

  Visualise this scenario for a moment. As a music lover, you have access to all the tunes in the world on your devices: no subscription and platform lock-in, no libraries divided across multiple apps, no regional restrictions. All the music you want, and fully interoperable. As a musician, you have the ability to copyright[…]