This is the thesis I wrote for my Master of Arts in philosophy. It can also be dowloaded as a PDF. Introduction As the director of an NGO advocating for digital rights I am acutely aware of the digital trail we leave behind in our daily lives. But I too am occasionally surprised when I … Continue reading Freedom and Justice in our Technological Predicament
Facebook Enables Marketing to a Strictly White Only Audience
I should be more precise: Facebook enables marketing to a strictly 'white affinity' only adience. Doug Neil of Universal Pictures and Facebook's Jim Underwood presented Big Box Office: Marketing Films in a Mobile World at SxSW a few weeks back. They promised the audience that they would get to hear about "the best approaches for … Continue reading Facebook Enables Marketing to a Strictly White Only Audience
Managing Unconscious Bias at Facebook
I've written before about how the lack of diversity in the companies that are shaping our world is literally hurting people. I specifically referred to Eric Meyer being confronted with his deceased daughter. Facebook does realise their lack of diversity is also hurting their business. So they've started an internal course to battle what they … Continue reading Managing Unconscious Bias at Facebook
TruBaltics, An Unconference on Recruitment
Today I attended #TruBaltics one of the Tru Conferences on recruitment. The Recruiting Unconferences are a series of pure unconferences organised worldwide, where the emphasis is on conversation, communication and the free exchange of ideas and experiences, (dis)organized by Bill Boorman. These unconferences have four simple rules: No Presentations No PowerPoint No Name Badges No … Continue reading TruBaltics, An Unconference on Recruitment
Learning. Who is responsible?
Just now I delivered a keynote at the 20th Annual Israeli Learning Conference. I was there at the kind invitation of HR Israel and Amir Elion. My talk was pitched as follows: Over the next few years the role of the learning organization will shift, moving away from the current focus on course and curriculum … Continue reading Learning. Who is responsible?