The age of surveillance capitalism ( Shoshana Zuboff)
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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff deserves a productive public and academic debate. It should not only be read and discussed by a broad audience. Scholars across disciplines must engage with it.
We live in a world of big data. We enjoy it everyday, when we Google for something, when we use social media or when we navigate using the app on our smartphone. But big data also come with disciplining practices, control and surveillance.
The services that are provided by data-giant Google are becoming more and more a normal part of daily life. But are we truly aware of the implications this has on our privacy? How much information does Google actually have on you?