C-Span Video/Facebook Digital Currency

“Ethical Markets highly recommends these Hearings in the US Senate and House Hearings on FACEBOOK’s “libra” currency and its Calibra group.  Very enlightening! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“   Facebook Digital Currency- Senate Banking Committee During testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, Facebook’s David Marcus pledged to work with lawmakers to address concerns over …

TODAY: Knight invests $50M to build a new field of research

There’s no question that technology has helped make life more convenient. We can connect to friends and family, access basic services, and even find love with just the quick swipe of a finger. But now we’re facing worrying signs that the technology revolution has introduced new vulnerabilities to democracy. From …

C-Span/Google and Censorship

“Ethical Markets is following all the issues around reforming the advertising business models of social media companies (see my “The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age“, CADMUS, Oct, 2018 and “Let’s Train Humans First, Before We Train Machines“ (2019)). This US Senate Hearing on “Google and Censorship“, July …

C-Span 3 Governing Info Technologies

HOSTING ORGANIZATION ·         Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet Technology Companies and Algorithms-Link to video The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing to examine how technology companies use algorithms and machine learning to influence the public. Witnesses included industry scholars and professionals who …

Facebook’s Libra Must Be Stopped

“Ethical Markets agrees with Katharina Pistor.  We must restrain FACEBOOK before we all get  Zucked!    ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Jun 20, 2019 Katharina Pistor After years of disregarding privacy, exploiting user data, and failing to control its platform, Facebook has now unveiled a cryptocurrency and payment system that could take down …

Humane: A New Agenda for Tech

Ethical Markets recommends this new group  trying to tame social media. Their program is similar to our views in  “Let’s Train Humans Before We Train Machines” ( 2018) ; and “The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age“, CADMUS, Oct. 2018; and  forthcoming “The Politics of Connectivity“  (all at …