Intimacy with machines

intimacy_with_mashines_Louise_Downe_2012.pngA person has to design the way that a machine thinks, but how often do we know who that person is? They are anonymous, collective and almost completely unaccountable.

It’s just so easy to sleepwalk into these leaps from connected technology to surveillance because although you get to vote about significant changes to human systems, when have you ever had a chance to vote on changes to an algorithm?