Google's Selfish Ledger is an Unsettling Vision of Silicon Valley Social Engineering

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(Worthy News) - Google has built a multibillion-dollar business out of knowing everything about its users. Now, a video produced within Google and obtained by The Verge offers a stunningly ambitious and unsettling look at how some at the company envision using that information in the future.

The video was made in late 2016 by Nick Foster, the head of design at X (formerly Google X) and a co-founder of the Near Future Laboratory. The video, shared internally within Google, imagines a future of total data collection, where Google helps nudge users into alignment with their goals, custom-prints personalized devices to collect more data, and even guides the behavior of entire populations to solve global problems like poverty and disease. [ Source: The Verge (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Google's Selfish Ledger is an Unsettling Vision of Silicon Valley Social Engineering

  1. google is too big. it needs to be broken up. NO one man or small group should have as much power as google........... not even governments ..... they always become Fascist.

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