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[SHARE] The hidden victims of repression – how activists and reporters can protect themselves from secondary trauma

Feb 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. In response to the recent spate of killings at protests, Amnesty International’s Crisis Response team’s Evidence Lab have put together tips and advice on how to better care for yourself while working in the online environment... Read more... [Quotation] https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2019/02/how-activists-and-reporters-can-protect-themselves-from-secondary-trauma/

[SHARE] How Humans Get Hacked: Yuval Noah Harari & Tristan Harris Talk with WIRED

Oct 2018 - News

Click here to read the article. Historian and bestselling author Yuval Noah Harari and Tristan Harris co-founder and executive director of the Center for Humane Technology discuss technology’s ability to ‘hack’ human beings, and the algorithms that work to understand us better than we understand ourselves. What is the future for the human race when engaging in any activity on the internet is like playing a game of chess against billions of dollars of super computer that will win every time? Read more... [Quotation] https://thescene.com/watch/wired/yuval-harari-tristan-harris-humans-get-hacked

[SHARE] Japanese Constitutional Principles as a Bridgehead to Global Democracy

Jun 2018 - News

Click here to read the article. Japanese Constitutional Principles as a Bridgehead to Global Democracy | global-e Groundswells of politico-social movements emerge in times of transition and in the name of the people. These waves arrive on the scene with a discourse of... Read more... [Quotation] http://www.21global.ucsb.edu/global-e/june-2018/japanese-constitutional-principles-bridgehead-global-democracy

[SHARE] How you can help Amnesty fight Twitter trolls

May 2018 - News

Click here to read the article. A new platform is empowering internet users to play a part in making Twitter a safer, less toxic place. Harnessing the power of a global network of digital activists, Troll Patrol is at the forefront of how Amnesty International is combining machine learning and crowdsourcing to tackle human rights abuses... Read more... [Quotation] https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/05/how-you-can-help-amnesty-fight-twitter-trolls/

[SHARE] Can Online Bots Build Peace?

Feb 2018 - News

Click here to read the article. Online 'bots' are often seen as negative, and dangerous, but they can also be used for good, as one social enterprise group is proving... Read more... [Quotation] https://www.peacenews.com/single-post/2018/02/09/Can-Online-Bots-Build-Peace