Digital Totalitarianism: Algorithms and Society
Part of: Algorithms and Society (5 Books) | Author: Michael Filimowicz
Publisher Finelybook 出版社：Routledge (February 4, 2022)
pages 页数：106 pages
Digital Totalitarianism: Algorithms and Society focuses on important challenges to democratic values posed Author: our computational regimes: policing the freedom of inquiry, risks to the personal autonomy of thought, NeoLiberal management of human creativity, and the collapse of critical thinking with the social media fueled rise of conspiranoia.
Digital networks allow for a granularity and pervasiveness of surveillance Author: government and corporate entities. This creates power asymmetries where each citizen’s daily ‘data exhaust’ can be used for manipulative and controlling ends Author: powerful institutional actors. This volume explores key erosions in our fundamental human values associated with free societies Author: covering government surveillance of library-based activities, cognitive enhancement debates, the increasing business orientation of art schools, and the proliferation of conspiracy theories in network media.
Scholars and students from many backgrounds, as well as policy makers, journalists and the general reading public will find a multidisciplinary approach to questions of totalitarian tendencies encompassing research from Communication, Rhetoric, Library Sciences, Art and New Media.