Data is people. Our collection of data is political. Our politics might be different, but it is no less political. When will we learn?
From the Blog on ICT4D
Perhaps people will now wake up to reality that data is people. And people will die because of the data we collect.
As we lay on the grass, watching clouds float by, the kids ask, what are clouds? Good question, and lest we forget, the digital cloud is also physical.
Trust and belief are the foundation of much of society. Digitally we can ‘prove’ another organisation issued us a document. But trust is still human.
Apple is in the news again today. This time they created the ability to scan the photos you upload to iCloud for child sex abuse.
Please read the two articles below. Add them to your reading list. They are different but also related. Data, more data, and technology are not our saviour.
When working on digital transformation, most of us acknowledge people, power, politics, and culture play a role in its success, but digital dominates.
When we centralise information for deduplication we run into challenges. First, what do we centralise. Second, who ‘governs’ that which is centralised.
Many organisations have cultures of speed. One of the biggest challenges is figuring out how to see the ‘long view’. It is about seeing slowly.