DAVID EDWARD + DAVID CROMWELL ~ NEWSPEAK IN THE 21ST CENTURY ~ 2009

~ AAU-U-OM-ABCC-PD-OIRRAC-FTS-CR-TTTP ~ All Around Us – Unseen – Our Media – Are Being Continuously Cleansed – Pore-Deep – Of Important Rational Reporting And Commentary – For The Simple – Crude Reason – That They Threaten Profits

~ NIAPOTP-MATOOVATLOCV ~ News Is A Procession Of The Powerful – Marvel At The Orthodoxy Of Views And The Lack Of Critical Voices

~ WTCCH-WWGASOBSAEHFM-TEASWSBD-B-TWTPWHCTP ~ When The Credit Crunch Hit – We Were Given A Succession Of Bankers, Stockbrokers And Even Hedge-Fund Managers – To Explain And Say What Should Be Done – But – These Were The People Who Had Caused The Problem

~ TAPFVMTP-TTRWTASMPPIB-TRHTTBOTDW ~ There Are Precious Few Voices Making The Point – That The Reason Why There Are So Many Poor People Is Because – The Rich Have Taken The Bulk Of The Disposable Wealth

~ WDCB-S-P-O-I-LAIAAO ~ Where Dissidents Cannot Be – Sacked – Patronised – Or – Ignored – Legal Action Is Always An Option

~ AKFDTPSITHCFSD ~ A Key Force Driving The Propaganda System Is The Human Capacity For Self-Deception

~ MJCBETASACHNATTACTTNOP ~ Many Journalist Clearly Believe Everything They Are Saying And Clearly Have No Awareness That They Are Conforming To The Needs Of Power

~ TDTI-MPAM-HAACTM-J-‘TI’ -SUAR-WCOITO ~ The Disturbing Truth Is – Mainstream Politics And Media – Have An Astonishing Capacity To Make – Just – ‘This’ – Issue Seem Urgent And Real – While Consigning Other Issues To Oblivion

~ TTFAPJITB-‘R’-TM-TATPODSBPI-ATITHCOHOHA ~ The Temptation For A Professional Journalist Is To Be – ‘relevant’ – To Matter – To Accept The Parameters Of Debate Set By Powerful Interests – And To Ignore The Human Costs Of His Or Her Actions

~ WBOVORAKFOU-‘S’-WWTPFCFAI-TMASIFOSOIAS-TLLWATAECI ~ We Build Our Version Of Reality Around Key Frameworks Of Understanding – ‘Schemas’ – Which We Then Protect From Conflicting Facts And Ideas – The More Important A Schema Is For Our Sense Of Identity And Security – The Less Likely We Are To Accept Evidence Contradicting It

~ CTDEVTTMPUWAMOLHROTW ~ Challenge The Deeply Entrenched View That The Media Present Us With A More Or Less Honest Revision Of The World

~ TPPOTMIAWAWP-AAPOHS ~ The Propaganda Performance Of The Media Is A Weird And Wonderful Phenomenon – An Astonishing Product Of Human Society

~ TTABETOOC-WFOTCOO-ITGMOB ~ To Turn A Blind Eye To Our Own Crimes – While Focusing On The Crimes Of Others – Is To Guarantee More Of Both

~ TTOPITAPFLAMTS ~ The Task Of Propaganda Is To Apply Power-Friendly Labels And Make Them Stick

~ A-‘C’-IRTSCAITTBLC-ASWFNCATIOTPMOFOS-TINCATCDO-CEPPAFP ~ All – ‘Conversation’ – Is Required To Step Carefully Around Issues Threatening The Bottom Line Concern – And So We Find No Conversation About The Impact Of The Profit Motive On Freedom Of Speech – There Is No Conversation About The Corporate Domination Of – Culture, Economics, Party Politics And Foreign Policy

~ WCHTBRSODAAR ~ We Cannot Hope To Base Real Solutions On Dishonest Analysis And Reporting

~ CJRTWFOFTRCODDJ-SSB ~ Compassionate Journalism Requires That We Free Ourselves From The Root Cause Of Dishonest, Destructive Journalism – Self-Serving Bias

~ AROCATOMABATO ~ A Rule Of Conduct Applied To Others Must Also Be Applied To Ourselves

~ WCRTGIOHH-TSCTUAFHICM ~ We Can Realise The Great Irony Of Human Happiness – That Self-Centredness Takes Us Away From Happiness Into Claustrophobic Misery

~ GCDNAOOGOS-IAOOA-S-OOTA-TEIAPP-A-CFOITPTGGAH ~ Greater Compassion Does Not Arise Out Of Guilt Or Shame – It Arises Out Of Awareness – Specifically – Out Of The Awareness – That Egotism Is A Painful Prison – And – Concern For Others Is The Path To Genuine Freedom And Happiness

~ IINETAIWPA-IWATOM-WMAOH ~ It Is Not Enough To Address Ignorance With Political Argument – If We Are To Open Minds – We Must Also Open Hearts

~ GAHMSAC-BTWITTDNDS-TDNLTGH ~ Greed And Hatred May Seem All-Conquering – But Their Weakness Is That They Do Not Deliver Solutions – They Do Not Lead To Genuine Happiness

TOM CHATFIELD ~ NETYMOLOGY ~ 2016

~ SC ~ Selfie Consciousness

~ S ~ Selfie ~ 2002

~ S ~ Shelfie – A Snap Of Your Bookshelves

~ # ~ Chris Messina ~ 23-08-2007

~ CWS ~ Conversation Without Speech

~ 🙂 + 😦 ~ Scott Fahlman ~ 1982

~ 33 ~ Fondest Regards

~ 55 ~ Best Success

~ 73 ~ Best Regards

~ 88 ~ Love And Kisses

~ CS ~ Crowdsourcing ~ Jeff Howe ~ Wired ~ 2006

~ HT ~ Hypertext ~ Ted Nelson ~ 1963

~ W ~ Wiki ~ Howard Cunningham ~ 1995

~ WIKI ~ What I Know Is

~ ROTR ~ Rise Of The Robots

~ CE ~ Cyber-Everything

~ CB ~ Cyber-Bullying

~ CS ~ Cyber-Sex

~ CS ~ Cyber-Stalking

~ CS ~ Cyberspace ~ William Gibson ~ Burning Chrome ~ 1982

~ CP ~ Cyberpunk ~ Bruce Bethke ~ Cyberpunk ~ 1980

~ TLW ~ Three-Letter Words

~ OMG ~ Oh My God ~ 1917

~ LOL ~ Laughing Out Loud ~ 198?

~ SWALK ~ Sealed With A Loving Kiss ~ 194?

~ MALAYA ~ My Ardent Lips Await Your Arrival ~ 194?

~ BURMA ~ Be Upstairs Ready My Angel ~ 194?

~ ROTFLMAO ~ Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off

~ FTL ~ For The Lulz

~ EAA ~ Everyone’s An Avatar

~ M ~ Meme ~ Richard Dawkins ~ The Selfish Gene ~ 1976

~ H ~ Hacking ~ 196?

~ BH-WH-GH-BH ~ Black Hat – White Hat – Grey Hat – Blue Hat

~ HT ~ Hacktivism

~ SP-FI-PPAS-O-DBGAIATFOD ~ Sock Puppets – False Identities – Puffing Products And Services – Or – Deployed By Governments And Intelligence Agencies To Flush Out Dissidents

~ WA-NQO-WAARO-R-WP ~ We Are – Never Quite Ourselves – When Acting And Reacting Onscreen – Rather – We’re Performers

~ B-B-B-B ~ Bluetooth – Bluesnarfing – Bluejacking – Bluebugging

~ CE ~ Cupertino Effect

~ SP ~ Scunthorpe Problem

~ CE ~ Clbuttic Effect

~ GC ~ Geek Chic

~ N ~ Nerd ~ Dr. Seuss ~ If I Ran The Zoo ~ 1950

~ BOTT ~ Beware Of The Trolls

~ DNFTT ~ Do Not Feed The Trolls

~ PT ~ Professional Trolling

~ L-B ~ Link-Baiting

~ B-‘LFAD’ ~ Bugs – “Little Faults And Difficulties” ~ Thomas Edison ~ 1878

~ G ~ Glitch ~ 196?

~ B-BD ~ Bit – Binary Digit ~ John Tukey ~ 194?

~ S ~ Software ~ John Tukey ~ 194?

~ B ~ Byte ~ Werner Buchholz ~ 1956

~ N ~ Nibble

~ T-T-T ~ Twinks – Twinked – Twinking

~ M ~ Munchkin

~ LH ~ Lifehacking

~ PM ~ Pormodoro

~ TMI-SCTSD ~ The Multitasking Illusion – Something Closer To Simple Distraction

~ CPA ~ Continuous Partial Attention ~ Linda Stone ~ 1998

~ UEATR-NTE-OMIM ~ Unintended Effects Are The Rule – Not The Exception – Of Mass Interactive Media

~ AC ~ Acute Cyberchondria

~ MBI ~ Munchausen By Internet ~ Marc Feldman ~ 1998

~ P ~ Podcasts

~ V ~ Vodcasts

~ LC ~ Lifecasting

~ LS ~ Lifestreaming

~ B ~ Bionics ~ Jack Steele ~ 1958

~ C ~ Cyborg ~ Martin Caidin ~ Cyborg ~ 1972

~ BCI ~ Brain-Computer Interface

~ MMI ~ Mind-Machine Interface

~ TS ~ Technological Singularity ~ Verner Vinge ~ 198?

~ S ~ Singularitarianism

~ TH ~ Transhumanism ~ FM-2030 ~ Are You A Transhuman?

~ VBN ~ Very Big Numbers

~ SA ~ Status Anxiety

~ TZCA ~ The Zombie Computing Apocalypse

~ ZC ~ Zombie Computer

~ B-NOCC ~ Botnets – Networks Of Compromised Computers

~ DDOS ~ Distributed Denial Of Service

~ NOTLDC ~ Night Of The Living Dead Computers

~ TPABP ~ To Pwn And Be Pwned

~ l33t ~ “Leet” – “Elite”

~ n00b ~ “Noob” – “Newbie”

~ MUDS ~ MUDsex

~ D ~ Dildonics ~ Ted Nelson ~ 197?

~ S ~ Sexting

~ S ~ Slacktivism

~ TP ~ The Pajamahadeen

~ G ~ Gamification

~ AG ~ Advergaming

~ SG ~ Serious Gaming

~ SV ~ Sousveillance

~ ET ~ EyeTap

~ CV ~ Coveillance

~ EV ~ Equiveillance

~ AV ~ Ambi-Veillance

~ P ~ Phreaking ~ Ron Rosenbaum ~ 1971

~ P ~ Phishing ~ 1995

~ S ~ Spam

~ S ~ Spamming

~ SMG ~ Social Media Guru

~ TE-AOJTASF ~ Technological Evangelists – An Official Job Title At Some Firms

~ B-B-B ~ Blogiverse – Blogosphere – Blogmos ~ Brad Graham ~ 10-09-1999

~ B ~ Blog ~ 199?

~ T ~ Twitterverse ~ 2006

~ T ~ Twittersphere ~ 2006

~ T ~ Tweeps

~ B ~ Blogaholics

~ T ~ Tweetaholics

~ B ~ Blogorrhea

~ T ~ Twitterhea

~ G ~ Grinding – Deliberately Slogging – Through Repetitive Activities In Order To Progress

~ E ~ Exploits – Progress Or Gain Assets In Unintended Ways

~ Meta

~ TL;DR ~ Too Long; Didn’t Read ~ 2003

~ RTFM ~ Read The Manual

~ D ~ Disambiguation

~ Bloat – New Features – Larger – Slower – Potentially More Confusing To Use

~ F&F ~ Fanboys And Fangirls

~ OK ~ Otaku

~ MMORPG ~ Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games

~ FP ~ Facepalm

~ MT ~ Mechanical Turk

~ HIT ~ Human Intelligence Task

~ AAI ~ Artificial Artificial Intelligence

~ GC ~ Geocaching

~ DNF ~ Did Not Find

~ FIGS ~ Found In Good Shape

~ TS ~ Typosquatting

~ CS ~ Cybersquatting

~ DD ~ Doppelganger Domains

~ ES ~ Egosurfing ~ Gareth Branwyn ~ 1995

~ GG ~ Googleganger

~ DN ~ Digital Narcissism ~ Andrew Keen

~ D-TGSEOTIA ~ Digerati – The Global Super-Elite Of The Information Age ~ John Markoff ~ 1992

~ I ~ Infovore ~ Irving Biedereman + Edward Vessel ~ Perceptual Pleasure And The Brain ~ 2006

~ I ~ Ignotarian ~ 2006

~ HK ~ Hikikomori

~ Planking – Owling – Horsemanning

~ F-UF-F-UF-UF-UL-F ~ Friending – Unfriend – Following – Unfollow – Unfavorite – Unlike – Favorite

~ C&UC ~ Click And Unclick

~ G ~ Ghosting

~ G ~ Ghostee

~ SN ~ Sneakernet

~ MS ~ Meatspace ~ 199?

~ GV ~ Going Viral

~ V ~ Virus ~ David Gerrold ~ When Harlie Was One ~ 1972

~ W ~ Worms

~ V ~ Virality

~ VM ~ Viral Marketing

~ TI ~ Teh Interwebs

~ S ~ Software ~ Paul Niquette ~ The Software Age ~ 1953

~ DN ~ Darknet ~ 2002

~ CN ~ Clearnet

~ CC ~ Crypto-Currencey

~ I ~ Internet ~ Vint Cerf ~ 1974

~ IM-MOI-IM-WWW ~ Information Mine – Mine Of Information – Information Mesh – World Wide Web ~ Tim Berniers-Lee ~ 198?

~ KB ~ Keyboard ~ 182?

~ M ~ Mouse ~ Douglas Englebart ~ 1965

~ G ~ Grafacon

~ P&C ~ Point And Click ~ 1984

~ M ~ Meh

~ BU ~ Boot Up ~ 197?

~ BS ~ Bootstrapping ~ Werner Buchholz ~ 1953

~ C ~ Cookies ~ 197?

~ DN&DI ~ Digital Natives And Digital Immigrants ~ Marc Prensky ~ 2001

~ N&N ~ Netiquette And Netizens

~ FC ~ Flash Crowd ~ Larry Niven ~ Flash Crowd ~ 1973

~ SM ~ Smart Mobs

~ GL ~ Godwin’s Law

~ BR ~ Bit Rot

~ SR ~ Software Rot

~ SE ~ Software Entropy

~ WWW ~ Wise Web Wizards

~ AI ~ Artificial Intelligence ~ John McCarthy ~ 1955

TOM CHATFIELD ~ HOW TO THRIVE IN THE DIGITAL AGE ~ 2012

~ WAUT ~ Wired And Unwired Time

~ WA-NSTIOL-FTOOT-WDIOIF-IWANCIGAMST-TMTIFU ~ We All – Need Some Time In Our Lives – For Thinking Our Own Thoughts – Without Distraction, Interruption Or Immediate Feedback – If We Are Not Careful In Guarding And Managing Such Time – Technology May Take It From Us

~ TIOQOWATWTCCAPM ~ Time Is The One Quantity Of Which All The World’s Technology Cannot Conjure A Particle More

~ TC ~ Taking Control

~ TAETWDMFML ~ The Astonishing Extent To Which Digital Media Fills Many Lives

~ ASASNSSFE ~ All Systems And Strategies Need Some Space For Eccentricity

~ USSIBTBOTIALEWOT-WCOEFIAMATO ~ Unless Some Scrutiny Is Brought To Bear On The Intentions And Limitations Encoded Within Our Tools – We Can Only Expect Fewer Improvements And More Abuses To Occur

~ TINSTASFN-EO ~ There Is No Such Thing As Something For Nothing – Even Online

~ SEATEOA ~ Sharing Expertise And The End Of Authority

~ OOTMUPOADW:TWIWDAOHERTUTIOASNOP ~ One Of The Most Uncomfortable Paradoxes Of A Digital World: Those Ways In Which Diversity And Openness Have Enhanced Rather Than Undermined The Influence Of A Small Number Of Players

~ BOCAAAMTEDBTFTSIWMA-OTS-IT-WS-ATIASMNBACG-R-IASDFTNAOTMM ~ Battles Of Culture And Ideas Are More Than Ever Dominated By Those Few That Succeed In Winning Mass Attention – Only The Strong – It Seems – Will Survive – And This Is A Strength Measured Not By A Critical Gaze – Rather – It’s A Strength Drawn From The New Authority Of The Measured Majority

~ T&R:TFOEAIACA ~ Trust And Respect: The Foundations Of Earned Authority In A Communal Age

~ ALNOPMSDTTQOLTTTFEO-ERAPA-DB ~ A Large Number Of People May Suffer Damage To Their Quality Of Life Thanks To The Frictionless Ease Of – Exploitative, Reductive And Potentially Addictive – Digital Behaviours

~ PL ~ Playbour

~ TDTWPMMDKOASEAFOC ~ The Digital Tools We Possess Make Many Different Kinds Of Action Seem Easy And Free Of Consequences

~ FAIFALA-TWNPAUOAESOISAMO ~ For All Its Flaws And Local Abuses – The World Now Possesses An Unprecedentedly Open And Equal System Of Information-Sharing And Mass Opportunity

~ TIAAOUAUI-BTP-A-TPOF-AHTE ~ Today In An Age Of Unfolding And Unprecedented Interconnections – Both The Prizes – And – The Price Of Failure – Are Higher Than Ever

ANDREW MCAFEE + ERICK BRYNJOLFSSON ~ MACHINE PLATFORM CROWD ~ 2017

~ TRIAECOM ~ The Rapidly Increasing And Expanding Capabilities Of Machines

~ TRAOLAIYC-TBLRTTEIITI-TUA-P ~ The Recent Appearance Of Large And Influential Young Companies – That Bear Little Resemblance To The Established Incumbents In Their Industries – These Upstarts Are – Platforms

~ TEOTC-TSLAO-HKEAE-DAOTW-ANA-O ~ The Emergence Of The Crowd – The Startlingly Large Amount Of – Human Knowledge, Expertise, And Enthusiasm – Distributed All Over The World – And Now Available – Online

~ R-TBB-M&M-P&P-A-TC&TC ~ Rethink – The Balance Between – Minds And Machines – Products And Platforms – And – The Core And The Crowd

~ AFSITP-AF-LRF-LTP-A-BB-AT-CST-IEAT ~ A Fundamental Shift Is Taking Place – Away From – Long-Range Forecast – Long-Term Plans – And – Big Bets – And Toward – Constant Short-Term – Iteration, Experimentation, And Testing

~ ML-TAASOBSSTCDPAFWSAFSME ~ Machine Learning – The Art And Science Of Building Software Systems That Can Detect Patterns And Formulate Winning Strategies After Being Shown Many Examples

~ HR ~ Hi, Robot

~ VIR-VIS ~ Virtualization Is Reality – Virtualization Is Spreading

~ SPWCTSSH-T-HI-BVIALTTTWGIOTAMGMC ~ Some People Will Continue To Self-Select Human-To-Human Interactions – But Virtualization Is A Long-Term Trend That Will Generally Increase Over Time As Machines Gain More Capabilities

~ TEOFPAI ~ The Economics Of Free, Perfect, And Instant

~ CCTC ~ Curation Counters The Corruptors

~ TAOPW:BD-A-BE ~ The Art Of Platform War: Be Different – And – Be Early

~ HOSP-ETTS-TAOTEOCG-MABROO-C-TDACAPETP ~ Habits Of Successful Platforms – Early To The Space – Take Advantage Of The Economics Of Complementary Goods – Maintain A Broad Rule Of Openness – Curate – To Deliver A Consistent And Positive Experience To Participants

~ DIMMSFYT-TTBYOP-OTPISE? ~ Does It Make More Sense For You To – Try To Build Your Own Platform – Or To Participate In Someone Else’s?

~ IMTOPAE-WSAPATY? ~ If More Than One Platform Already Exists – Why Should Anyone Pay Attention To Yours?

~ WVAYO-O-PAYS-FYIU? ~ What Value Are You Offering – Or – Problem Are You Solving – For Your Intended Users?

~ TPOPI ~ The Perils Of Perishing Inventory

~ TTL-LA ~ To Tread Lightly – Leverage Assets

~ GIAALTI ~ Giving It Away And Locking Them In

~ DD ~ Durable Differentiation

~ WANP ~ Writing A New Playbook

~ WTGRC-DLTTE-I-CITO ~ When Things Get Really Complex – Don’t Look To The Experts – Instead – Call In The Outsiders

~ DE-LAH-SFAROBTDTQOTW-TBS-SATWDBTOAC-BSATLTWO ~ Domain Experts – Like All Humans – Suffer From A Range Of Biases That Degrade The Quality Of Their Work – These Blind Spots – Such As The Well-Documented Biases Toward Overconfidence And Confirmation – Become Stronger And Thus Lead To Worse Outcomes

~ ICEBTM-‘E’-AAEAA-TTBKTATROUATAATQOTW ~ It Could Even Be That Many – “Experts” – Actually Aren’t Expert At All – That They’ve Been Kidding Themselves And The Rest Of Us About Their Abilities And The Quality Of Their Work

~ IT-CFCTSW-ICBQHTDWAKWTTA ~ In Today’s – Complex, Fast-Changing, Technologically Sophisticated World – It Can Be Quite Hard To Distinguish Who Actually Knows What They’re Talking About

~ TKOTC-CEBOOD-TCCBS-WTCRC ~ The Knowledge Of The Core – Can Easily Become Out Of Date – The Core Can Become Stale – While The Crowd Really Can’t

~ TCISV-ILP-BIMM-GIA/OS-FAOC ~ The Crowd Is So Valuable – In Large Part – Because It’s Massively Marginal – Geographically, Intellectually, And/Or Socially – From Any Organization’s Core

~ OAOA-TREOTCSTPBBUACIMOTC ~ Over And Over Again – The Recognized Experts Of The Core See Their Performance Beaten By Uncredentialed And Conventionally Inexperienced Members Of The Crowd

~ TCCNAALWENMOAC ~ The Crowd Can Now Accomplish A Lot Without Ever Needing Much Of A Core

~ DAO ~ Decentralized Autonomous Organization

MARI SWINGLE ~ I-MINDS ~ 2016

~ DTOOO-WAIA ~ Due To Our Own Overarousal – We Are Increasingly Annoyed

~ TLAOL ~ The Lost Art Of Leisure

~ WHMFBGOIATGI-TA ~ We Have Moved Far Beyond Gaming Or Internet Addiction To Generalize I-Tech Addiction

~ AAC-MEOADA-W-I-A-D-ADHD-SI ~ Across All Cultures – Mounting Evidence Of A Definite Association – With – I-Addiction – Depression – ADHD – Suicidal Ideation

~ AD ~ Alpha Deregulation

~ TDED:AITAHULES-A-EUDUNH ~ The Double-Edged Delusion: All I-Tech Are Helping Us Learn Exquisite Skills – And – Excessive Usage Does Us No Harm

~ EGCBAMITSWASA ~ Excessive Gaming Changes Brain Activity Much In The Same Way As Substance Abuse

~ AGMWBT-NEIAI-ATLYOYC-E-SI-B-O-

~ FLC-TPDPATH ~ For Little Children – The Potential Developmental Perils Are Too High

~ I-TSNRHIOHP-IWCT-ISBIAT-NARF-

~ KDOWALTGS-EAAANSWPOI-

~ O-G-O-S-HTBALBB-O-TBDNLTL-

~ B-AAWS-LANFP ~ Babies – Although Attentively Watching Screens – Learn Absolutely Nothing From Programs

~ UFRSO-DBITEHAPI-GTICF-PTIYET-

~ TIMETTEIODMIICTBOIIMCPOD-

~ SOPHFACBETVATDOAD-

~ THSIFOVD-AOTCWCATGE-

~ LKDCI-MBNAMTAOTGOD ~ Little Kids Don’t Crave I-Media By Nature Any More Than Any Other Toy, Game, Or Device

~ TDE ~ The Disinhibition Effect

~ ITP-TBCUFR-TTC ~ In The Past – The Bullied Could Usually Find Refuge – Today They Cannot

~ SATN:D-D-A-TDOI ~ Sex And The Net: Desensitization – Disinhibition – And – The Death Of Intimacy

~ MPNBTNTCWOATRSDOSV ~ Many People Now Believe They Need To Compete With Online Activity To Remain Sexually Desirable Or Sexually Valid

~ WCBIAOTIAI-T-TIHMMAATP ~ We Can’t Blame It All On The Internet And I-Tech – The Internet Has Merely Magnified And Accelerated The Process

~ SFMIISOAEO-TTEORL ~ Sexuality For Males Is Increasingly Sought Out And Expressed Online – To The Exclusion Of Real Life

~ ATPOCHBFTBSRTDAA ~ Addiction To Pornography Or Cybersex Has Been Found To Be Specifically Related To Depression And Anxiety

~ FOMO ~ Fear Of Missing Out

~ IMBTMAOTTCOTMTITTA ~ It May Be The Medium As Opposed To The Content Of The Medium That Is The True Addiction

~ GIA ~ Generalized Internet Addiction

~ FIA ~ Fantasy Internet Addiction

~ TIA ~ Technological Internet Addiction

~ WWHFTAIWIHTOBITGEOLOI-T ~ What We Have Forgotten To Ask Is What Is Happening To Our Brains In This Great Experiment Of Life On I-Tech

~ C ~ Cyberchondria

~ BLNLTT-TS-RU-DU ~ But Let’s Not Let This Tool – This System – Rule Us – Deregulate Us

~ SOB ~ Setting Of Boundaries

~ TBP! ~ Take Back Play!

HAL NIEDZVIECKI ~ THE PEEP DIARIES ~ 2009

~ PC ~ Peep Culture

~ WAPOPC-WALTLWOAON ~ We’re All Part Of Peep Culture – We’re All Learning To Love Watching Ourselves And Our Neighbors

~ IP-LILOCR-B-YNKWYGTWTBATRS-

~ TIUNC ~ The Increasingly Ubiquitous Nanny Cam

~ P-E-ALIP-FOIAODTATMOC-

~ TMWETRO-TMWBUTBOCAP-ITITWOP ~ The More We’re Encouraged To Reveal Ourselves – The More We’re Becoming Used To Being Observed Constantly And Perpetually

~ AWTSOTP?~ Increasingly Tangled In The Web Of Peep – Are We The Spiders Or Their Prey?

~ PCII ~ Peep Culture Is Infectious

~ S-ATOSAP-FRCTAOC-TTLMOLI-

~ PACOS-IAA-HS-AINLWIOW ~ Put A Camera On Something – Introduce An Audience – However Small – And It’s No Longer What It Once Was

~ TAPDATWPOTTFTSPOHITRHOP ~ There’s A Profound Discomfort About The Whole Process Of Trying To Fit The Square Peg Of Humanity Into The Round Hole Of Product

~ T-MTE-WWTBTS-AWTT-Y-WC-AS-

~ M-WALTBTOPIISW-‘ATS’-WHPOAR-

~ TYLIAEPGYTPTIANP-TPYTYSB-

~ MWDPCFTTISASOOT-

~ PWCTEHAC-EWIFOGIF ~ Peep Will Continue To Engender Horror And Confusion – Even While It Fixes Our Gaze In Fascination

~ ISHBBAMF-A-MI-HIFAT-I-

~ FTR ~ Faking The Real

~ AMOPCAM ~ All Manifestations Of Peep Culture Are Mediated

~ WWW-NMWWW-WASTSO ~ What We Watch – No Matter What We Watch – We Always Seem To See Ourselves

~ TSMSC-ATVIOHASISTFO-

~ NAOUWOSR-NAOUWTOUOLTAGMOPG-

~ WTBMPWSTUOPLASATSFTFPF?-OCTW ~ Will There Be More People Who Seek To Use Other People’s Lives And Secrets As The Source For Their For-Profit Feed? – Of Course There Will

~ SDWVWA-OSACHC ~ Shaming Doesn’t Work Very Well Anymore – Our Societies And Communities Have Changed

~ WASLFRFTT-B-

~ CG ~ Cyber-Groom

~ ITAOP-WS-RSAG-LM-PAT-

~ WS-TWBNP-TAOPITGAOS ~ Without Surveillance – There Would Be No Peep – The Age Of Peep Is The Golden Age Of Surveillance

~ NITNTWABWMPTITW ~ Nowhere Is The Need To Watch And Be Watched More Prevalent Than In The Workplace

~ TMWUTBWITW-TMWLTISTIODL ~ The More We’re Used To Being Watched In The Workplace – The More We’re Likely To Incorporate Similar Techniques Into Our Domestic Lives

~ SINJTCBMROWWO-IAOTI-THF-

~ PCLAPAMAC ~ People Care Less About Privacy And More About Connection

~ PIBMAMCTMAA-TMYH-TMPYDTH ~ Privacy Is Becoming More And More Connected To Money And Acquisition – The More You Have – The More Privacy You Deserve To Have

~ OEOPIAAHODAA ~ Our Enclaves Of Private Individualism Are Also Havens Of Depression And Anxiety

~ TIGFOLP-ISTANOGC-AEGA ~ The Information Generated From Our Loyalty Programs – Is Sold To Any Number Of Gigantic Companies – And Even Government Agencies

~ ITEOP-YNKWPSIGTSTONF ~ In The Era Of Peep – You Never Know What Past Silliness Is Going To Stick To Our Name Forever

~ M&M-TWHNICOWEBMP-AUAU-ACTTF ~ More And More – Things We Had No Idea Could Or Would Ever Be Made Public – And Used Against Us – Are Coming To The Fore

~ ESD-WETSEAA-BVCAICE-W-ATST-

~ U-TALOMTBMOOP-BAASOSAA-A-

~ FP ~ Future Peep

~ FTLHOSY-PC-HRPHIATPTFAS ~ For The Last Hundred Or So Years – Pop Culture – Has Relentlessly Peddled Hyper- Individualism As The Path To Fulfilment And Success

~ ATTTO-KLEAR-AC-WAIFTDWWW-B-

~ TAPOT-WAAJUIOO-PPSUAB? ~ There Are People Out There – Who Are Actually Judging Us On Our – Profile Pages, Status Updates, And Blogs?

TOM SLEE ~ WHAT’S YOURS IS MINE

~ TSE-AWONBTUTITMCWSP-FRWE ~ The Sharing Economy – A Wave Of New Businesses That Use The Internet To Match Customers With Service Providers – For Real-World Exchanges

~ TSEPTHPPITMCOTLBB-‘ME’~ The Sharing Economy Promises To Help Previously Powerless Individuals Take More Control Of Their Lives By Becoming – “Micro-Entrepreneurs”

~ W-TWTP-U-SDAADIH-TSEIEAHADFMIPPAOOL ~ Well – That Was The Promise – Unfortunately – Something Different And Altogether Darker Is Happening – The Sharing Economy Is Extending A Harsh And Deregulated Free Market Into Previously Protected Areas Of Our Lives

~ TLCANCJT ~ The Leading Companies Are Now Corporate Juggernauts Themselves

~ MSEC-AMBM-FTIAE-AGJFTSEAM-BCRAMPFOLPWFTWAWITSE ~ Many Sharing Economy Companies – Are Making Big Money – For Their Investors And Executives – And Good Jobs For Their Software Engineers And Marketers – By Creating Riskier And More Precarious Forms Of Low-Paid Work For Those Who Actually Work In The Sharing Economy

~ CC ~ Collaborative Consumption

~ TME ~ The Mesh Economy

~ PTPP ~ Peer-To-Peer Platform

~ TGE ~ The Gig Economy

~ CS ~ Concierge Services

~ TODE ~ ~ The On-Demand Economy

~ REACAATOUG-THSBTTOVCF ~ Running Errands And Cleaning Are Among The Other Unglamorous Jobs – That Have Suddenly Become The Target Of Venture Capital Funding

~ TIINSCABWTPASWLTB ~ The Internet Is Not So Complete A Break With The Past As Some Would Like To Believe

~ CICOCONCFOS ~ Commercial Incentives Can Often Crowd Out Non-Commercial Forms Of Sharing

~ TSE-WBSBOBAC-B-ABOBAC-A-OBAW ~ The Sharing Economy – Will Be Shaped By Our Behavior As Consumers – But – Also By Our Behavior As Citizens – And – Our Behavior As Workers

~ NTCPAIPIBABF-B-TDNPASTSCSP-O-TRLSOSC ~ New Technologies Can Play An Important Part In Building A Better Future – But – They Do Not Provide A Shortcut To Solving Complex Social Problems – Or – To Resolving Longstanding Sources Of Social Conflict

~ ITSEP-WDBIEAS-WTBSU-TNTDTHOIC-A-LSL-FTIOFWHBEISFY ~ If The Sharing Economy Proponents – Who Do Believe In Equality And Sustainability – Want To Build Something Useful – They Need To Drop The Hubris Of Internet Culture – And – Learn Some Lessons – From Those In Other Fields Who Have Been Engaged In Sharing For Years

~ JATANSTSCSP-STINSBITCTWOTSE-ASPITWRIFWII ~ Just As There Are No Shortcuts To Solving Complex Social Problems – So There Is No Simple Big Idea To Countering The Worst Of The Sharing Economy – A Starting Point Is That We Recognize It For What It Is

~ SPLAPC? ~ Shouldn’t Public Libraries And Parks Count?

~ TSEIAEASNOTFBBLAOVC ~ The Sharing Economy Is Almost Entirely A Small Number Of Technology Firms Backed By Large Amounts Of Venture Capital

~ TSE-IAM-F-D ~ The Sharing Economy – Is A Movement – For – Deregulation

~ MFI-A-IVCF-ASAOTCRMBDCGATW ~ Major Financial Institutions – And – Influential Venture Capital Funds – Are Seizing An Opportunity To Challenge Rules Made By Democratic City Governments Around The World

~ ATLO-CAAPP-FPFG ~ Appropriating The Language Of – Collective Action And Progressive Politics – For Private Financial Gain

~ ITT ~ Inspirational Technology Tales

~ WCT-AAWALOMBI-WOITOTAWIIWABS ~ When Coupled To – An Agenda With A Lot Of Money Behind It – We Owe It To Ourselves To Ask What It Is We Are Being Sold

~ PBND ~ Platitudes But No Data

~ M-LACSI-CTOMATDADA ~ Meanwhile – Less Ambitious Car-Sharing Initiatives – Continue To Operate Much As They Did A Decade Ago

~ LIBACC ~ Low Income Became A Consistent Complaint

~ TRFM ~ The Required Founding Myth

~ ARSHBU-TUHBAMOFITWOSD ~ As Rating Systems Have Become Ubiquitous – Their Usefulness Has Become A Matter Of Faith In The World Of Software Development

~ TSE-IATCEOAPF-’AR’-IWRPCAR-B-RASA ~ The Sharing Economy – Is At The Cutting Edge Of A Push For – “Algorithmic Regulation” – In Which – Rules Protecting Consumers Are Replaced – By – Ratings And Software Algorithms

~ TPORSIAM ~ The Promise Of Reputation Systems Is A Mirage

~ MRETSTTTCCSFT-AAPPICOF-KHFP-TBOTCAIGC-RWNSTP ~ Most Regulations Exist To Screen Those Things That Customers Cannot See For Themselves – Accommodations Are Properly Protected In Case Of Fire – Kitchen Handles Food Properly – The Breaks Of The Car Are In Good Condition – Ratings Will Never Solve These Problems

~ RSAATWTTDWEFOT-AFOT-SECHIETDWTF ~ Reputation Systems Are Also The Wrong Tool To Deal With Extreme Failures Of Trust – Assault, Fraud, Or Theft – Sharing Economy Companies Have Proved Ill-Equipped To Deal With These Failures

~ RSAETV-PTPR-TTSEV ~ Reputation Systems Are Eroding The Very – Person-To-Person Relationships – That The Sharing Economy Supposedly Values

~ RIEOITTAIAFFTTOCOR ~ Reputation Is Effective Only If The Testimonies Are Impartial And Free From The Taint Of Collusion Or Retaliation

~ TORAAAIADPTT ~ Thinking Of Reputation As An Asset Is A Dangerous Path To Take

~ IYCBAST-TTLTATDBTAO ~ If You Can Buy And Sell Testimonies – Those Testimonies Lose Their Ability To Discriminate Between Trustworthiness And Opportunism

~ ‘PAC’ ~ “People As Companies”

~ ‘ME’ ~ “Micro-Entrepreneurs”

~ PTTGRTTER-HR-TTSHR ~ People Tend To Grade Relative To The Existing Rating – Highly Rated – Tend To Stay Highly Rated

~ RSANSFR-TAASFACMS-AABOAT ~ Reputation Systems Are Not Substitutes For Regulation – They Are A Substitute For A Company Management Structure – And A Bad One At That

~ PFTRTCC ~ Persistent Failure To Respond To Customer Complaints

~ RSATUIASOS ~ Reputation Systems Are Turning Us Into A Society Of Snitches

~ INOWAWMMITWIMO ~ It’s Not Obvious Where Artists Will Make Money If Their Work Is Made Open

~ OD-M-’ETE’ ~ Open Data – May – “Empower The Empowered”

~ PSI ~ Public Sector Information

~ WRMM ~ Weather Risk Management Market

~ ITGOTM-I-TPE-IWNFMEO-EIS-L-A-SPOD-O-WIAPVPR-WSBP-BTWTDKARTMMUOI ~ If The Goal Of The Movement Is – To Promote Equality – It Will Need Far More Emphasis On – Experimentation In Standards – Licensing – And – Selective Provision Of Data – Otherwise – What Is A Potentially Valuable Public Resource – Will Simply Be Plundered – By Those With The Digital Skills And Resources To Make Most Use Of It

~ SVIDCTTITSACGT ~ Silicon Valley Is Deeply Committed To The Idea That Sharing And Commerce Go Together

~ CO ~ Crowding Out

~ SECITWTMCOSE ~ Sharing Economy Companies Ignore The Ways That Money Crowds Out Social Exchange

~ TINIATWTTSEWE ~ There Is Nothing Inevitable About The Way That The Sharing Economy Will Evolve

~ A-IAWSCGP-WODN-O-WTOOAPOCSIAASOP-O-WTCACOCPAAFTBOO ~ Alienation – It Appears When Some Contributors Get Paid – While Others Do Not – Or – When The Owner Of A Privately Owned Common Sees It As A Source Of Profit – Or – When The Creativity And Commitments Of Cultural Producers Are Appropriated For The Benefit Of Others

~ ECS-WTACFST-TSOFP-AMOTU ~ Early Collaborative Sites – Were Treated As Commons For Some Time – Then Sold Off For Profit – Alienating Many Of Their Users

~ MIWTTCNPTWTATS ~ New Institutions Will Try To Create New Problems To Which They Are The Solution

~ TOTCIACW-TIOTTOTC-AI-WTWTTC ~ Trading On The Commons Is A Contradiction When – The Interests Of Those Trading On The Commons – Are Incompatible – With Those Who Tend The Commons

~ WSAA-ATC-PTPC-S-A-S-HBTPOB ~ What Started As An – Appeal To Community – Person-To-Person Connections – Sustainability – And – Sharing – Has Become The Playground Of Billionaires

~ STOCMD ~ Selective Truths Of Company Marketing Departments

~ HPAWCL ~ High-Profile And Well-Connected Lobbyists

~ WICFIALM-ITWPTATTCPAH-B-SRISM-WMGS ~ What Is Called For Is A Little Modesty – If Technologists Were Prepared To Accept That Technology Can Play A Helpful – But – Secondary Role In Social Movements – We Might Get Somewhere