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posted by Fnord666 on Sunday October 13 2019, @03:11PM   Printer-friendly
from the last-throes-of-public-culture dept.

Mr. Schneier and friends have created a new website to promote a change to the socio-economic technical milieu we are currently facing.

He suggests we need to have "public interest technologists" to help the situation.

He writes:

"We need technologists who work in the public interest. We need public-interest technologists.

Defining this term is difficult. One Ford Foundation blog post described public-interest technologists as "technology practitioners who focus on social justice, the common good, and/or the public interest.""

Is he right? How can this be implemented without becoming as riddled with government agents, spies and mafias as the key positions of our corporations and institutions are right now?

Full disclosure: this writer has been a public interest technologist for a while now and I have actually alluded to the need for something like what is being suggested on multiple occasions, 'a different kind of organization' is the way I put it, way back a few months ago.


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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday October 15 2019, @05:19PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday October 15 2019, @05:19PM (#907455)

    What is social justice?

    It is the religion of the Jesuits, the black ops wing of the Vatican spy service. Their goal is to place everything under the absolute rule of the Pope so that the Pope can give any ridiculous order like "you will call this man in a dress a woman" and you will have to follow it. The Vatican's bankers are the Rothschilds. So in short:

    1. They're spies and criminals
    2. They're working for the richest motherfuckers on the planet
    3. They're loyal to a foreign power
    4. This is treason and they need to be shot