Today I had the pleasure of doing a guest lecture for Bits of Freedom at the University of Leiden in a course titled Anthropology of Information Society. I used many examples to try and drive home two points:
- Technology is not just a tool, it is not “neutral”
- You can help change technology for the better
One thing the students did, was write their own personal data policies (kind of like a reverse terms of service for using a webservice). This is something that I intend to explore further in this blog pretty soon.
You can also download the presentation as a 12MB PDF file.
Looking forward to any comments that you might have.