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焦點訊息
Are INGOs ready to give up power?

“Southern organisations need to find ways to take power, rather than wait for it to be ’shifted’ to them.” Some important thoughts about international NGOs like us and shifting the power to the South.

What do we mean by data empowerment?

People must be made aware of their rights, able to exercise them, and able to claim redress if their rights are violated.

FOSS: Open Advice

Here is an interesting resource (from 2011) about open software and community for all that build related solutions/communities.

Data portability and services incubator (DAPSI)

DAPSI goal is to make significantly easier for citizens to have any data which is stored with one service provider transmitted directly to another provider, addressing the challenge of personal data portability on the internet as foreseen under the GDPR.

Emotion-detecting tech ’must be restricted by law’

A US-based AI institute says that the science behind the technology rests on “shaky foundations”.

MyData Webinar #3: Digital Wallets and Vaults

The MyData Webinar about Digital Wallets and Vaults is now available at https://mydata.org/webinars/ and in our YouTube channel. Presenters are Marie-Jose Hoefmans from Schluss and Robert Mitwicki demonstrating Minerva.

MyData Webinar #4: Consent Mechanisms

The MyData Webinar about Consent Mechanisms is now available at https://mydata.org/webinars/ and in our YouTube channel. Presenters are Jim Pasquale from the Kantara Initiative and Crt Ahlin from Datafund.

Bankrupt startup uBiome auctioned for 1% of its original valuation

What happens to personal data acquired during bankruptcy? My impression is that it's a mess, for all startup bankruptcies (not just this one). Firms that handle bankruptcies aren't remotely familiar with the tech, they don't know the difference between digital assets and office furniture.
I could speculate about security concerns, especially when assets are sold internationally... (and I've never seen anyone worried about this, which baffles me?)... the reality is probably the data almost always goes stale, becomes unreadable, and gets lost/forgotten.

Challenging algorithmic profiling: The limits of data protection and anti-discrimination in responding to emergent discrimination

Interesting article using intersectional analysis do define and recommend mitigations to emergent discrimination in algorithmic systems.

Why the Global South should nationalise its data

Big Tech corporations are extracting data from users across the world without paying for it. It is time to change that.

MyData Strategy on Campaigns

The strategy of MyData Org is that the organisation won’t start doing citizen campaigns or direct activities targeted towards “regular” people in the coming 3 years but rather focus on the professionals.

A free online introduction to artificial intelligence for non-experts

The Elements of AI is a series of free online courses created by Reaktor and the University of Helsinki. We want to encourage as broad a group of people as possible to learn what AI is, what can (and can’t) be done with AI, and how to start creating AI methods. The courses combine theory with practical exercises and can be completed at your own pace.

Product Development with Consequence Scanning

Digital technologies introduce change rapidly and their potential for impact comes with responsibility. Introducing a dedicated agile practice for considering the consequences of technology within an iterative development cycle.

The data game is like the dating game

The new regulations can help restore trust among a suspicious public when it comes to organisations and the use of their personal data. MyLife Digital’s co-founder J Cromack explains how.


問題列表
MyData position on proposed sale of .org domain

AFollowing widespread protest over the proposed sale of the .ORG domain by the Public Interest Registry to a private equity fund, ICANN posted a response. Should MyData also openly take a stance?

Project manger for MyData Europe 2020 event

Changing the world is a tough, but fun job. That’s why we need more people like you on our team! We are looking for Project Manager for #MyData Europe 2020! Send your CV and motivation letter to mydataeurope2020@mydata.org. More Info: https://mydata.org/pm-mydataeurope2020/

Call for webinar topics 2020

After 4 succesful webinars in 2019, we would like to give you the opportunity to have your say on what we should present in 2020. Click the link to find a few suggestions and a place to add your own suggestion. What topics would you like learn more?


工具
Modular

Of potential interest because of use of Slack as a communication channel isn't ideal (it's closed source, proprietary software, and not end-to-end encrypted), but it has network effects & user-friendliness over other options: Mozilla is switching from IRC to Riot/Matrix, hosted by https://modular.im/ – pricing is $1.50 per active user.


MyData 內部

As the year is coming to an end and board and staff are now officially on holiday until January 7th. But before, Taiwan was approved as the latest local hub and the Steering Group met for the last time in 2019 and setup a new running memo document for 2020.

Finally, Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all readers of the Weekly Digest!


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