Forum: A Short (Personal Hi-)Story of the Internets (Draft)

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See below for a first draft of the table of contents. The talk will be held in German though.

A Short History of Visions

  • 70ies and 80ies: Science
    • CERN
    • Natural Science
    • Coding
  • 80ies and 90ies: Sharing
    • Open Source
    • Art
  • 90ies and 00: Centralization
    • Google Search
    • Social Media
  • 00 and 10ies: Global Adverisment
    • Social Science
    • Google Ad Words
    • Chat Services
  • 10ies and 20ies: Narcissistic Society
    • Trump vs. Clinton
    • Brexit and the new right
    • Artificial Intelligence aka Big Data Algorithms aka Search Bubbles²

A Short History of Information and Simulation Technologies

  • Speech
    • ARPA
    • Usenet
    • Gopher
  • Writing
    • WWW
    • Blogs
    • PDF
  • Power
    • SMS
    • Twitter
    • iPhone
  • Capital
    • Ad Sense
    • Android
    • Notifications
    • Facebook and WhatsApp
  • Transhumanity
    • Selfie Cams
    • Instagram
    • Cambridge Analytica
    • Personal Assistants

A Short History of Online Privacy

  • Anonymous
    • E-Mail
  • Real Names
    • Microsoft‘s Real Names Offensive
    • Facebook’s real names affordance
    • Facebook’s social graph technology
  • Big Data
    • Facebook’s single sign-on and tracking technology
    • Google’s single sign-on and tracking technology
  • Big Silos
    • Dropbox
    • Amazon AWS
    • Google Drive
    • Apple iCloud
    • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Cyptography
    • Opaque Transparency

A Short Handbook for Activists

  • How and where to post anonymous
  • What and Why to post with your real name
  • How to avoid being tracked
  • How to check sources
    • Wikipedia
    • Whois
    • Handelsregisteramt
    • LinkedIn
  • How to avoid being profiled
    • Opt out of Gmail
    • Opt out of Facebook and WhatsApp
    • Never allow an app to access your Photos (on iOS)
  • How to protect your private data
    • On-Device encryption
    • Protecting your e-mail
    • Protecting your conversations
    • The cloud computing trap

Sources

¹ https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2019/08/23/deconstructing-googles-excuses-on-tracking-protection/
² http://moritzz.net/docs/Paul%20Manson%20-%20Wir%20steuern%20auf%20eine%20neue%20Dystopie%20zu

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