Law Professor Karen Levy writes about the rise of surveillance in our most intimate activities — love, sex, romance — and how it affects those activities. This article examines the rise of the surveillant paradigm within some of our most intimate relationships and behaviors — those relating to love, romance, and sexual activity — and […]
Talking points and links from today’s seminar, in chronological order: Amazon delivery drones are coming http://sag.khm.de/?p=1628 Ostfriesen testen Bierdrohne https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2oVw39rk1U Matrix Sentinel https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=matrix%20sentinel&tbs=imgo:1 autonome Kampfroboter: “Das Gesicht unserer Gegner von morgen” http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/debatten/krieg-mit-drohnen-das-gesicht-unserer-gegner-von-morgen-11897252.html?printPagedArticle=true#pageIndex_2 a science fiction novel in our Semesterapparat: Daniel Suarez, Kill Decision New York, NY: Penguin , 2013 . – […]
Just in case you’re wondering if we’re really f***ed. Bruce Schneier on the wide range of uses for facial recognition technology that’s becoming more and more perfect.
Let me use this as a notebook to make sure I have this article handy whenever I need reminding what’s going on. Technology should be used to create social mobility – not to spy on citizens NSA and GCHQ mass surveillance is more about disrupting political opposition than catching terrorists Cory Doctorow Tuesday 10 March […]
not self-driving yet, but hey
Organized by Christian Sievers & Mathias Antlfinger/KHM together with Chaos Computer Club Cologne, taking over large parts of KHM for a weekend in May. We had over 550 visitors and around 45 speakers and performers, forming a good mixture of students, artists, hackers and makers. See http://chaos.cologne/ for the program. Here are videos of the […]
http://aroundtheworld.ualberta.ca/the-archives/ 2014 Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age The Around the World Conference is an experiment that brings together a research dialogue without the environmental cost of traditional conferences. Institutes and researchers are invited to participate either through presenting or by joining in the discussion. The conference is live-streamed world-wide and archived after the […]
http://animalnewyork.com/2015/drug-buying-robot-artwork-seized-swiss-authorities/ We’re hoping to welcome the artists of this piece, !Mediengruppe Bitnik, as speakers at our upcoming Chaos Cologne conference in May.
The 1990s crypto-wars seem to get started again. Under the new proposed measures it will be illegal to use secure end-to-end crypto like GPG, or even iMessage and Whatsapp. It’s even more important to learn how to use it then. We’re going to have another Cryptoparty at the upcoming Chaos.Cologne conference here at the KHM […]